More visa updates – Indonesia Expat

The Ministry of Law and Human Rights has included more updated requirements for foreigners wishing to apply for an Indonesian visa.

“The update is stipulated by the decree of the law and the number of the Ministry of Human Rights M.HH03.GR.01.01 regarding the types of activities for foreigners within the framework of granting visas during the management of the spread of COVID-19 and the national economic recovery,” said the Deputy Coordinator public relations department of the general directorate of immigration. , Achmad Nur Saleh, in a written statement received in Jakarta on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

In the previous regulations, the limited stay visas (VITAS) that foreigners could apply for were for work (C312), investment (C313 or C314), family union (C317) and the pursuit of studies (C316). ). The latest rules published on April 28 state that foreigners can apply for VITAS in order to participate in training and scientific research (C315) and repatriation (C318).

Saleh added that foreigners can also apply for a visit visa for transit stays and sports stays (B211A).

This includes journalist visits and film making visits (B211C),” he said.

A sports visa application must come with additional requirements, in the form of an invitation letter from the Indonesian government. It can also take the form of a letter of recommendation from an international organization organizing activities.

Meanwhile, for journalistic visits and cinematographic visits, visa applicants must include a permit from a competent authority.

The Ministry of Finance itself regulates the new adjustment of the Immigration Services by PMK number 9/PMK.02/2022 regarding the types and rates of non-tax state revenue (PNBP).

Referring to the regulations, a single visit visa application is subject to a fee of Rp 2 million, while the visa fee is always the same, i.e. USD 150 plus Rp 200,000.

Also read the Single Entry Visitor Visa and VoA Extension Rules

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