IMMIGRATION GUIDANCE
ON BUSINESS AND TOURISM IN INDONESIA

Bahasa Indonesia

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CONTENTS

PART I
INTRODUCTION


WELCOME TO INDONESIA
VISAS OF THE
REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA


PART II
PROCEDURES


GENERAL INFORMATION
CONCERNING
VISA APPLICATION

SPECIFIC IMMIGRATION VISAS AND PERMITS
IMMIGRATION PERMIT EXTENSIONS
STATUS CONVERSION OF IMMIGRATION PERMITS
CHANGES OF SPONSOR AND OCCUPATION
REPLACEMENTS OF IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS
ALIEN REGISTRATION

PART III
TOURISM IN INDONESIA


TOURISM IN INDONESIA


IMMIGRATION PERMIT EXTENSIONS

A. VISIT PERMIT EXTENSIONS

1. Extension Provisions :

a. A Visit Permit extension shall be issued for a maximum period of 7 (seven) months from the date of admission to Indonesia by the Head of the Local Immigration Office whose jurisdiction covers the area of residence of the foreign national concerned to a foreign national in possession of a Visit Permit. The extension shall be issued for the purpose of a Government duty, a socio-cultural visit, a business visit, or temporary employment.

b. The Visit Permit extension may be issued for a maximum of 5 (five) times consecutively; each extension shall be granted for 30 (thirty) days, calculated from the expiration date of the Visit Permit with the following provisions :

1) the first and the second extensions shall be granted by the Head of the Local Immigration Office;

2) the third and the fourth extensions shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official;

3) the fifth or the last extension shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Director General of Immigration through the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official.

c. A Visit Permit for the purpose of tourism is not extendible except in cases of Force Majeure.  In such cases, an extension of 30 (thirty) days may be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Director General of Immigration.

d. A Visit Permit for a foreign national using a Free Short Visit Visa facility is not extendible.

2. Immigration Fee:

Rp. 50.000 per person for each Visit Permit extension.

3. Validity:

30 (thirty) days for each extension, calculated from the expiration date of the Visit Permit.

4. Requirements :

The following must be submitted for a Visit Permit extension by the applicant concerned or by his/her sponsor:

a. an application to the Head of the Local Immigration Office, 7 (seven) days at the latest before the expiration date of the Visit Permit;

b. a certificate/guarantee of responsibility for the applicant from the sponsor and the sponsor's identity card;

c. original and photocopies of the national passport or travel document and proof of a valid Visit Permit;

d. 4 (four) coior photographs, size 4 x 6 cm.;

c. for the second to the fifth extension, proof of Alien Registration from an authorized Immigration Office.

f. The applicant must not be included on the Blacklist;

g. For temporary employment, proof of Temporary Employment Permit from an authorized institution must be enclosed.

B. LIMITED STAY PERMIT EXTENSIONS

1. Extension Provisions :

a. An extension of a Limited Stay Permit shall be issued for a maximum of 5 (five) times consecutively by the Head of the Local Immigration Office whose jurisdiction covers the area of residence of the foreign national concerned, with the following provisions

1) the first and the second extensions shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official;

2) the third to the fifth extensions shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Director General of Immigration through the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official.

b. An extension of a Limited Stay Permit for the holder of a travel document, not a national passport, shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon approval of the Director General of Immigration through the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official.

c. If a Limited Stay Permit expires while awaiting the decision of the Director General of Immigration or a designated official, a temporary extension of a maximum of 60 (sixty) days from the expiration date of said Permit may be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office.

d. The application for a Limited Stay Permit extension shall be submitted to the Head of the Local Immigration Office by the applicant concerned or by his/her sponsor within 30 (thirty) days before the expiration date of the Permit.

2. Immigration Fee:

Rp. 125.000 per person for the extension or a duplicate of a Limited Stay Permit.

3. Validity :

1 (one) year for each extension, calculated from the expiration date of the Limited Stay Permit, and extendible for a maximum of 5 (five) times consecutively.

4. Requirements:

The following requirements must be submitted/fulfilled

a. certificate/guarantee of responsibility for the foreign national from the sponsor and identity card of sponsor;

b. original and photocopies of a valid passport or travel document, Alien Registration Book, and Limited Stay Permit Card;

c. 2 (two) color photographs, size 2 x 3 cm.;

d. the applicant must not be included on the blacklist;

e. pay Immigration fee;

f. enclose recommendation for extension from related authorized institution/department;

g. for spouse and single, under-aged child(ren), enclose marriage certificate and birth certificate of husband or parent;

h. for foreign employee or foreign businessman/entrepreneur, enclose photocopies of business documents: Trade Business Permit (SIUP), Business Registration Mark (STDP), and Income Tax Registration Number (NPWP).

C. PERMANENT STAY PERMITS

1. Extension Provisions :

a. An extension of a Permanent Stay Permit shall be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office upon written approval from the Director General of Immigration through the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official.

b. An application for a Permanent Stay Permit extension shall be submitted to the Director General of Immigration through the Head of the Regional Office of the Department of Justice or a designated official.

c. An application for a Permanent Stay Permit extension shall be submitted 60 (sixty) days at the latest before the expiration date of the Permit.

d. If the Permanent Stay Permit expires while awaiting the decision of the Director General of Immigration concerning the extension of said permit, a temporary extension of 90 (ninety) days from the expiration date of the permit may be issued by the Head of the Local Immigration Office.

e. The extension shall be implemented by issuing of a new Permanent Stay Permit Card to replace the old one.

f. An extension of a Permanent Stay Permit shall be granted to a foreign national in possession of a valid passport, not to those in possession of a travel document or a.non-national passport.

2. Immigration Fee:

a. Rp. 300.000 per person for each extension of validity or a duplicate Permanent Stay Permit Card for the foreign national concerned.

b. Rp. 200.000 per person for each extension of validity or a duplicate of a Permanent Stay Permit Card for the family member(s) of the foreign national concerned.

3. Validity:

5 (five) years for each extension, calculated from the expiration date of the Permanent Stay Permit as long as the foreign national concerned is residing in Indonesia.

4. Requirements:

a. An application must be submitted;

b. original and photocopies of a valid passport or travel document and Permanent Stay Permit Card of the foreign national concerned;

c. 2 (two) photographs, size 2 x 3 cm.;

d. a letter of recommendation from related authorized institution.

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