Visa on Arrival (VoA)

For citizens of the following 75 countries – Germany included – it is possible to enter Indonesia with a Visa on Arrival (VoA) for a stay of up to 30 days in the context of tourism or government affairs:

1. Argentina 2. Australia 3. Austria 4. Bahrain 5. Belarus 6. Belgium 7. Bosnia Herzegovina 8. Brazil
9. Brunei 10. Bulgaria 11. Cambodia 12. Canada 13. China 14. Colombia 15. Croatia 16. Cyprus
17. Czech Republic 18. Denmark 19. East Timor 20. Egypt 21. Estonia 22. Finland 23. France 24. Germany
25. Greece 26. Hongkong 27. Hungary 28. India 29. Ireland 30. Italy 31. Japan 32. Jordan
33. Kuwait 34. Laos 35. Latvia 36. Lithuania 37. Luxemburg 38. Malaysia 39. Maldives 40. Malta
41. Mexico 42. Monaco 43. Morocco 44. Myanmar 45. Netherlands 46. New Zealand 47. Norway 48. Oman
49. Peru 50. Philippines 51. Poland 52. Portugal 53. Qatar 54. Rumania 55. Russia 56. Saudi Arabia
57. Serbia 58. Seychelles 59. Singapore 60. Slovakia 61. Slovenia 62. South Africa 63. South Korea 64. Spain
65. Swedia 66. Switzerland 67. Taiwan 68. Thailand 69. Tunisia 70. Turkiye 71. UAE 72. UK
73. Ukraine 74. USA 75. Vietnam

 

The VoA can be acquired at the following entry points:

Airports:

1. Soekarno-Hatta, Jakarta (Java) 4. Juanda, Surabaya (Java) 7. Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta (Java)
2. Ngurah Rai, Denpasar (Bali) 5. Hasanudin, Makassar (Sulawesi) 8. Hang Nadim, Batam (Riau)
3. Kualanamu, Medan (Sumatra) 6. Sam Ratulangi, Manado (Sulawesi) 9. Zainuddin Abdul Majid, Mataram (Lombok)

 

Seaports:

1. Benoa, Bali 5. Citra Tri Tunas, Riau Islands 9. Sekupang, Riau Islands
2. Bandar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Riau Islands 6. Dumai, Riau Islands 10. Sri Bintan Pura, Riau Islands
3. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Riau Islands 7. Marina Teluk Senimba, Riau Islands 11. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands
4. Batam Centre, Riau Islands 8. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Riau Islands

 

Cross-border posts:

1. Entikong, West Kalimantan 3. Mota’ain, East Nusa Tenggara
2. Aruk, West Kalimantan 4. Tunon Taka, East Kalimantan

 

Upon entry via any other entry point, the visa must be applied for prior to entry.

 

Requirements and Fees

The following documents are required to apply for a VoA at the airport/ferry port seaport/cross-border post:

  • Passport with a validity of at least 6 months *
  • Return flight or departure ticket
  • Proof of complete vaccination (complete = twice) ** 
  • PeduliLindungi app installed and registered with the traveler’s personal data and vaccination (please see here for further information)

Additional documents, required specifically for entry in the context of government affairs:

  • Invitation letter from the inviting Indonesian government body, e.g. Ministry, Authority, etc.

Payment of the fee in the amount of Rp.500,000.- can be made by credit card or cash. USD and EUR are also accepted.

The visa can be extended 1 x 30 days at the nearest immigration office without leaving the country in the meantime. Cost of extension: Rp.500,000.-

 

Important information

  • The VoA is intended specifically for tourist entry or visits in the context of government affairs; entry with a VoA for business purposes is not permitted.
  • The arrival day counts as the first full day.
  • It is neither possible to receive a tourist visa for 60 days at the time of entry nor to extend the VoA further after the completion of 2 x 30 days of stay.
  • The Indonesian immigration authority accepts departure/exit tickets which are within a period of 60 days of entry.
  • It is not possible to apply for a VoA with a temporary passport.
  • It is not possible to apply for a new visit visa “onshore”, i.e. without a temporary departure from Indonesia.
  • It is not possible to convert the VoA into a visit or limited stay visa.

For further information regarding the VoA please see here.

* Accepted passports include regular biometric passports and children’s passports; no other travel documents or temporary passports will be accepted.

** The current health protocol on entry (see here) stipulates that all entrants aged 18 years and above must provide mandatory proof of a complete Covid-19 vaccination. Children under the age of 18 are exempt from this regulation.