ISMIL 23 will be held on July 8-9, in Banyuwangi, Java, Indonesia.
The following information was compiled from various sources and is subject to change. Participants are encouraged to check with their nearest Indonesian embassy for the latest information relevant to their country of citizenship. One source is the website of the Indonesian Embassy in Australia.
Depending on your country of citizenship and the length of your planned stay, you may apply for a visa-free visit, visa-on-arrival, or several types of visas issued in advance at Indonesian missions abroad.
- Citizens of countries neither on the visa-free list nor on the visa-on-arrival list are required to apply for a visa overseas before travelling to Indonesia.
- For a stay of more than 30 days, nationals of ALL countries must apply in advance for the appropriate visa (tourist, business, social-cultural, etc.) at an overseas Indonesian Consulate or Foreign Mission before departing for Indonesia.
- In calculating your stay period, both day of entry and day of departure will be counted as full days by the Immigration Department.
- On entering Indonesia, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months.
- You may be required to show an outbound ticket and/or prove that you have sufficient funds for your stay (e.g. by showing a credit card or travellers’ checks).
- Those who enter Indonesia with a visa-on-arrival may now extend their visa by an additional 30 days by taking their passport, the fee (perhaps around Rp350,000), and their outbound ticket to any Immigration Office (‘Kantor Imigrasi’). Only one extension per entry is allowed. Allow at least a week for processing. Note also that immigration officials may try to verify your address with a visit (“Survei di Lapangan”).
Entering Indonesia without any visa is possible for nationals of the following 169 countries and territories. Citizens of these countries will be issued on arrival a stay permit for 30 days free of charge upon presentation of a passport which is valid at least for another 6 months. This stay permit cannot be extended or converted into another type of visa:
Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR of China), Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR of China), Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
The nationals of the following countries may apply for a 30 day visa upon arrival in Indonesia: Libya. (Source: https://www.bali.com/visa-indonesia-entry-requirements-bali.html)
Citizens of these countries will be able to apply for a visa-on-arrival upon arrival by air in Bali, Jakarta, Batam, and some other international airports or by ship at most international sea ports (including ferry ports in Batam). A 30-day visa-on-arrival costs US$35 (after a recent increase of $10). Please note that at the time of writing, the cheaper 7-day visa-on-arrival is no longer available.
How to obtain a visa-on-arrival
Travellers from the above countries must be in possession of a passport which is valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and the completed embarkation/ disembarkation card they received from their airline. They must also be able to prove they have sufficient funds for their stay in Indonesia and show a paper printout of an outbound ticket.
Applying for a visa before arrival
Citizens of countries neither on visa-free list nor on the visa-on-arrival are required to apply for a visa overseas before travelling to Indonesia. Moreover, for a stay of more than 30 days, nationals of ALL countries must apply in advance for the appropriate visa (tourist, business, social-cultural, etc.) at an overseas Indonesian Consulate or Foreign Mission before departing for Indonesia.
Please remember that in calculating your stay period, both day of entry and day of departure will be counted as full days by the Immigration Department.
For all inquiries, please email <gil AT shh.mpg.de>.
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