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Visa Requirements for UK Passport Holders – Indonesia (Republic of Indonesia)

Visas are required for UK Passport holders entering Indonesia. Changes that were employed since January 26 2010, enables British citizens traveling to Indonesia to buy a 30 day visa upon arrival at a cost of US$25. These visas may be extended once for a maximum of 30 days by applying to Immigration offices within Indonesia. Seven day visas are no longer offered. Some travelers may also be able to use the on-board facility for purchasing visas before arrival, depending on which airline they use. Although this service is presently restricted to a small number of flights, it is however, likely to be expanded in the future.

General Requirements for Tourist Visa:

  • UK Passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of entry into Indonesia) with blank pages to affix the visa sticker
  • One (1) completed visa application form
  • One (1) colored passport size photograph
  • Must be UK Resident (with at least one month exceeding the validity of the requested visa)
  • Travel itinerary, including details of onward or return travels
  • Hotel Reservation (if applicable)
  • Bank Statement dated less than a month with a minimum balance of £ 1,000.
  • A recent letter (less than 1 month old) from applicant’s employer. If self employed, a confirmation letter from applicant’s solicitor, or accountant, or Bank Manager. For a student, submit confirmation letter of attendance from school, college or university. “au pair” or domestic help will have to show employer’s passport and submit copy of the said passport and letter from employee. All of the above type of letters must certify the applicant’s obligation to return after the visit to Indonesia
  • Written approval from the Immigration Office in Indonesia (only for applications that need referral to the Authorities in Indonesia)

General Requirements for Business Visa:

  • UK Passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of entry into Indonesia)
  • One (1) completed visa application form
  • One (1) colored passport size photograph
  • Proof that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover the cost of applicant’s intended stay in Indonesia (Bank Statement dated less than a month or traveler’s checks)
  • Two (2) supporting letters, each from the applicant’s firm in UK and sponsor/counterpart in Indonesia setting out the reason and duration of the proposed visit, and responsibility for accommodation/maintenance costs.
  • Copy of written approval from the Immigration Office in Indonesia should the duration of business is to exceed 60 days.
  • To attend a conference/seminar: A letter/invitation from the conference host setting out details, including nature, duration and programme of the conference/seminar.

General Requirements for Employment Visa:

  • UK Passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of entry into Indonesia)
  • One (1) completed visa application form
  • One (1) colored passport size photograph
  • A written approval from the Immigration Office in Indonesia
  • Supporting letters, each from the applicant’s firm/sponsor in UK and Indonesia, setting out the reason for the visit, details of the duration of the proposed visit, and responsibility for accommodation/maintenance costs.
  • Proof that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover the cost of applicant’s intended stay in Indonesia (Bank Statement dated less than a month with a minimum balance of £1,000.- or traveler’s cheque).

General Requirements for Transit Visa:

  • UK Passport (with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of
  • One (1) completed visa application form
  • One (1) colored passport size photograph
  • Proof of a work contract/ a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s firm in UK and its counterpart in Indonesia
  • Valid and confirmed tickets and other documents to travel to the applicant’s next destination
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to maintain oneself whilst staying in Indonesia (e.g. a recent Bank Statement, etc.).

Information gathered here are subject to change without prior notice. UK passport holders traveling to the Republic of Indonesia are advised to contact the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia prior to visit for further consular assistance and confirmation:

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

38 Grosvenor Square
London
W1K 2HW
United Kingdom
Telephone: (020) 7499-7661
Fax: (020) 7491-4993
Website: http://www.indonesianembassy.org.uk/

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