Visa On Arrival

Visa on Arrival (VOA) requirements

Effective January 2010 visitors holding valid passports from 62 countries are eligible to obtain a 30 day non-extendable visa for travel to Indonesia at any of the designated international gateways by the Indonesian Immigration department. The fee for this visa, payable upon landing is US $25 for a 30-day visa.

After purchasing the Visa you will be issued with a receipt much like this one.

Visa on Arrival

The Indonesian Immigration Department also stamps passports of travellers

Visa On Arrival Passport Stamp

Citizens of the countries highlighted below are entitled to apply for a (VOA):

Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Rumania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan Territory, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA)

Main requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 6 months validity on their passport
  • Proof of return ticket / itinerary
  • Fees are $10 US for 7 days or $25 US for up to 30 days. This must be paid upon arrival
  • Valid for up to 30 days
  • Visa can be extended for another 30 days, however you must mention your intentions to extend your visit
  • You are restricted from working with a VOA. This visa cannot be converted into any other type of visa
  • Applicants must be a passport holder from one of the above countries
  • There are 15 airports and 21 seaports (international gateways) that are able to allocate a visa on arrival. These are as follows


  • Adi Juanda in Surabaya (East Java)
  • Adi Sumarno in Solo (Central Java)
  • Eltari in Kupang(Timor)
  • Hangnadim in Batam (Batam Island)
  • Hasanuddin in Ujung Pandang (South Sulawesi)
  • Husein Sastranegara in Bandung(West Java)
  • Ngurah Rai in Denpasar (Island of Bali)
  • Polonia in Medan (North Sumatera)
  • Sam Ratulangi in Manado (North Sulawesi)
  • Selaparang in Mataram (Lombok Island)
  • Sepinggan in Balikpapan (East Kalimantan)
  • Simpang Tiga in Pekanbaru (Riau)
  • Soekarno Hatta in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
  • Supadio in Pontianak (West Kalimantan)
  • Tabing in Padang (West Sumatera)


  • Bandar Bentan Telani (Lagol)
  • Bandar Seri Udana-Loban (Tanjung Uban)
  • Batu Ampar in Batam (Batam Island)
  • Belawan in Medan (North Sumatera)
  • Benoa in Bali (Island of Bali)
  • Bitung (Bitung)
  • Dumai (Dumai)
  • Lembar in Mataram (Lombok Island)
  • Lhok Seumawe (North Sumatra)
  • Marina Teluk Senimba (Batam Island)
  • Nongsa Terminal Bahari (Batam Island)
  • Padang Bai in Bali (Island of Bali)
  • Sekupang in Batam (Batam Island)
  • Selat Kijang (Tanjung Pinang)
  • Sri Bayintan (Tanjung Pinang)
  • Tanjung Balai Karimun(Tanjung Balai Karimun)
  • Tanjung Mas in Semarang (Central Java)
  • Tanjung Perak in Surabaya (East Java)
  • Tanjung Pinang (Tanjung Pinang)
  • Tanjung Priok in Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia)
  • Tenau in Kupang (Timor)

Passport holders from the 11 territories and countries listed below are not required to hold a visa on arrival to enter Indonesia as a tourist for 30 days.

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Chile
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Macao SAR
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Nationals from the above locations will be granted a non-extendable Short Visit Permit upon arrival to any of the Indonesian airports or seaports listed above. These permits are valid for 30 days.

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