e-Visa Indonesia 🇮🇩

Former e-VOA

Indonesia offers two types of electronic visa for foreign travelers: the Visa on Arrival (ex e-VOA or Visitor Visa) and the Tourist Visa (ex B211A Tourist Visa).

Visa on Arrival is a single-entry visa valid for 30 days. It is available to nationals of over 100 countries, including France, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. The application is made online, on the Indonesian government website or via a visa agency, and is finalized on arrival in Indonesia. The process is quick and easy, and a reply is usually given within 72 hours.

The Tourist Visa is a single-entry visa valid for 60 days. It is available to nationals of the same countries and requires proof of savings. Once you have obtained the listed visas, you need to print them out and present them on arrival in Indonesia, in addition to your passport.

How to apply for an Indonesia e-Visa

Single rate of 39 € per passenger
Excluding consular fees, if applicable

Frequently asked questions about Indonesia e-Visa

Indonesia is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, thanks to its natural beauty, fascinating culture, delicious cuisine and welcoming people. With over 17,000 islands, white-sand beaches, majestic volcanoes, lush rainforests, ancient temples and bustling cities, Indonesia offers a unique travel experience for every visitor.

According to statistics from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Indonesia welcomed nearly 16 million foreign tourists in 2019, making it the 20th most-visited tourist destination in the world. However, in 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, tourism in Indonesia was severely affected, with international arrivals down 75% on the previous year.

Its capital is Jakarta, and the official language is Indonesian. The population is over 267 million, making it the 4th most populous country in the world.

As for the main tourist spots sought by Europeans in Indonesia, we can mention :

  • Bali - famous for its white sandy beaches, temples, rice terraces and unique Balinese culture.
  • The Gili Islands - located off Lombok, famous for their white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Jakarta - Indonesia's bustling capital, with its lively markets, modern shopping malls and rich cultural heritage.
  • The Komodo Islands - famous for their Komodo dragons, giant lizards found only in this part of the world.
  • Java 's volcanoes - spectacular sites such as Mount Bromo, Kawah Ijen and Mount Merapi are very popular with hikers and lovers of breathtaking scenery.
  • Borobudur and Prambanan temples - two of the world's largest Buddhist and Hindu temple complexes, located on the island of Java.

In addition to these popular destinations, there are many other places to discover in Indonesia, such as the Mentawai Islands, Lake Toba, the beaches of Wakatobi, the rainforests of Borneo and the remote regions of Papua.

Formalities for traveling to Indonesia

If you're a European planning to travel to Indonesia, it's important to know the travel formalities required to enter the country. Indonesia is an archipelago in Southeast Asia, known for its white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, exotic cuisine and historic sites.

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The difference between a Tourist e-Visa and a Visitor e-Visa (ex-e-VOA)

indonesia visaIndonesia offers two types of electronic visas for travellers wishing to visit the country: Tourism e-Visa and Visitor's e-Visa (formerly known as e-VOA). Although both types of visa are intended for visitors, they differ significantly in terms of eligibility requirements, validity and length of stay.

The Tourist e-Visa is intended for travelers visiting Indonesia for tourism purposes. Travelers eligible for the Tourist e-Visa are those from countries that benefit from visa-free processing, and who intend to stay in Indonesia for a maximum period of 60 days. The Tourist Visa is valid for 90 days from the date of issue, and allows a single entry into the country.

TheVisitor e-Visa (formerly known as thee-VOA) is intended for travelers visiting Indonesia for reasons other than tourism, such as business, a family visit or participation in an event. Travelers eligible for the e-Visa Visitor can stay in Indonesia for up to 60 days (30 + 30-day extension possible), and the visa is valid for a single entry. The visitor visa is also valid for 90 days from the date of issue. This is currently the most widely-issued document.

It's important to note that, although both types of visa are issued electronically, they have different eligibility requirements.

Travelers eligible for the Tourist e-Visa can come from certain countries only, while the Visitor e-Visa is available for a larger number of countries. It is also important to note that travelers intending to work in Indonesia must obtain a work visa from the Indonesian embassy or consulate.

How long does it take to obtain an e-visa for Indonesia/Bali, and how long is it valid?

The time required to obtain an e-visa for Indonesia/Bali is generally short. Allow 2 to 3 working days to obtain your e-visa. However, to be on the safe side, it's best to anticipate your e-visa request by allowing a week for processing. The time it takes to obtain your e-visa depends on the number of applications processed by the Indonesian authorities and any delays that may occur in checking your file. The processing time starts when you submit your application, once payment has been made by bank transfer. By anticipating this processing time, you can be sure of receiving your e-visa on time.

The validity of the e-visitor visa for Indonesia/Bali is 90 days from the date of issue. This is a single-entry visa that will allow you to stay in Indonesia for 30 days. If you leave Indonesia before the expiry date of your e-visa, you will need to reapply for an e-visa if you wish to return shortly after your departure.

How much does an e-visa for Indonesia/Bali cost?

The price of an e-visa for Indonesia/Bali is set by the consular agency of the Indonesian embassy. The price of the e-visa includes the consular fees inherent in entering Indonesia. The price of an e-visa for Indonesia/Bali varies according to the reason for your stay in Indonesia and the type of visa you require to travel there.

The consular fee for a 30-day single-entry visitor e-visa valid for 3 months is 29 €. Visit 87 € for a tourism e-Visa. These prices are given as an indication. They are subject to change at any time by unilateral decision of the Indonesian authorities.

What is the Indonesian e-Visa?

The e-visa allows you to visit Indonesia for a variety of reasons. To go to Indonesia for tourism, there are two types of e-visa. The visitor visa for a 30-day stay and the tourist visa for a 60-day stay.

What are the advantages of an Indonesian e-Visa?

The e-Visa or electronic visa allows you to enter Indonesia for a variety of reasons. Applying for an e-Visa makes it easier for you to arrive in Indonesia, where immigration can be very crowded.

What documents do I need to apply for an Indonesian e-Visa?

To apply for a visitor's e-Visa for Indonesia you will need to provide :

  • a color copy of your passport valid for 6 months after entry into Indonesia
  • a recent passport photo

If you are applying for a tourist visa, you will also need to provide a copy of your return flight tickets and a bank statement with a minimum of US$2,000.

Do I have to enter on the exact date specified when I applied for my visa for Indonesia?

No, you have 90 days to enter Indonesia from the day your e-Visa is issued.

Do I need to apply for an Indonesian e-Visa separately for each traveller accompanying me?

Yes, the e-Visa for Indonesia is nominative (associated with the traveler's passport), so each traveler must have his or her own document.

Can I get a multiple-entry Indonesian e-Visa?

Our e-Visas allow you to enter Indonesia only once.

I'd like to stay longer than 30 days in Indonesia with a 30-day e-Visa, what should I do?

If you wish to stay in Indonesia longer than your visa allows, you must apply to the immigration office for an extension of your residence permit. Only the 30-day visa can be extended.

How long before my departure should I apply for an e-Visa for Indonesia?

It is advisable to apply for an electronic visa at least 72 hours before your departure to Indonesia.

Do I need an Indonesian visa if I don't leave the international transit zone?

If you transit through Indonesia without leaving the international zone of the airport, you won't need a visa.

Do I need an Indonesian e-Visa for a cruise?

If you're arriving in Indonesia by sea, you'll need an electronic visa. You can apply at any of the country's 91 ports, or make arrangements in advance via the Internet.

Can I apply for a new e-Visa if I'm still in Indonesia?

When your visa expires, you are not allowed to apply for a new e-Visa without leaving Indonesia; you are therefore advised to apply to the Immigration Office for an extension of your residence permit.

Can citizens of countries eligible for the e-visa get their visa on arrival in Indonesia?

Citizens eligible for an electronic visa for Indonesia can apply directly at the immigration office at the airport. However, we strongly advise you to apply online before you leave, to avoid a long wait at the airport. The e-Visa Visitor will still require a few minor steps on arrival, but not the e-Visa Tourist.

How long is my Indonesian e-Visa valid?

Once issued, your e-visa is valid for 90 days. This means you have 90 days to use it (= enter) Indonesian territory.

Do I need to print my e-Visa before leaving for Indonesia?

Immigration officers at the point of entry can check your e-Visa electronically. However, you are advised to keep an electronic copy (tablet PC, smartphone, etc.) or a paper copy in case of system failure.

Do I need an e-Visa to go to Bali?

Bali is part of Indonesia, so you'll need an electronic visa to visit Bali.

Do I need a return ticket for my trip to Indonesia?

The return air ticket is imperative, as the Indonesian authorities require a copy of the return air ticket for the submission of an electronic visa.

e-Visa : How long can I stay in Indonesia?

It all depends on the type of Indonesian visa you choose: the 30-day visa allows you to stay in the country for 30 days. A 60-day visa allows you to stay for 60 days, but you'll need to provide more documents.

Do I need a visa if I enter Indonesia by land?

You need a visa to enter Indonesia by land. However, you must enter through one of the 7 cross-border checkpoints: Aruk Kalimantan Barat; Entikong Kalimantan Barat; Mota'ain Nusa Tenggara Timur; Motamasin Nusa Tenggara Timur; Sota Papua; Tunon Taka Kalimantan Utara; Wini Nusa Tenggara Timur.

Indonesia: mandatory and recommended vaccines

Mandatory vaccines

  • Yellow fever: Travelers over 9 months of age from countries where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission are required to present a certificate upon entering the country.

Recommended vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B: For long or repeated stays.
  • Japanese encephalitis: From the age of 2 months for expatriates or those staying in rural areas during the transmission period.
  • Malaria: Year-round transmission in most areas of the five eastern provinces (Papua, West Papua, Moluccas, Northern Moluccas and Eastern Nusa Tenggara). In other parts of the country, there is a risk of malaria in certain districts, except in the municipality of Jakarta, cities and urban areas, and the main tourist resorts (including Bali).
  • Rabies: for prolonged stays in isolation (children: as soon as they walk).
  • Typhoid fever: in case of prolonged stay or in precarious hygienic conditions (children: from age 2).