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Permohonan Visa Republik Indonesia – Jurnalistik

Republic of Indonesia Visa Application For Journalism

Journalistic activities and non-commercial films (requires approval from the Director General) include:

  1. Journalism that has obtained permission from the authorized agency;
  2. Filming that is not commercial in nature and has obtained a permit from the competent authority;
  3. Tourism;
  4. Family;
  5. Social
  6. Arts and culture;
  7. Governmental duties;
  8. Sports of a non-commercial nature;
  9. Comparative studies, short courses and short training;
  10. Conduct business talks;
  11. Make purchases of goods;
  12. Give lectures or attend seminars;
  13. Participate in international exhibitions;
  14. Participate in meetings held with the head office or representatives in Indonesia;
  15. Continuing the journey to another country; and
  16. Join the transportation means in the Indonesian Territory.

Maximum of 60 days (Allowed to be extended up to 4 times, each extension of stay is not allowed to be more than 30 days)

  1. Passport that is valid and still valid for at least 6 (six) months;
  2. A valid and still valid travel document for a minimum of 12 (twelve) months for Stateless Foreigners;
  3. Guarantee letter from the Guarantor except for visits in the context of tourism;
  4. Proof of having living expenses for himself and/or his family while in the Indonesian Territory of at least USD 1500 (one thousand five hundred American dollars);
  5. A return ticket or a connecting ticket to continue the journey to another country except for the crew of the transportation means who will stop by to join the ship and continue the journey to another country; and
  6. 2 (two) pieces of color photographs measuring 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters).
  7. Surat rekomendasi dari instansi terkait bagi orang asing yang akan melakukan kegiatan jurnalistik dan/atau pembuatan film.

Payment Components:

1. Visa approval fee (telex): IDR 200,000

2. Visa fee: 50 US dollars

More can be seen at:

List of Other Immigration Fees