Temporary Stay Visas
are given to Regular Passport holders, valid for a 1 (one)
year stay in Indonesia and must not exceed the validity period
of Passport. Applications for Temporary Stay Visas are subjected
for approval from the Directorate General of Immigration office
in Jakarta .
Temporary Stay Visas are given for the purpose
of : Foreign Investment, Employment in a Government / Private
sector, Education, Training or Research, Religious duties,
Joining Husband and or a Parent who is a foreign national
in possession of a Limited Stay Permit or who is an Indonesian
citizen, for the wife and / or single, legitimate child(ren)
who is/are under 18 years of age.
Requests for Temporary Stay Visas must be submitted to the
Indonesian Consulate General in Hong Kong SAR by filling out
the appropriate forms and enclosing :
- Passport must be valid at least 18 months at the date
of entry into Indonesia.
- A letter of intent from employer or sponsor, which describes
the purpose of the visit and guaranteeing all transportation
and living expenses that will incur in Indonesia.
- 1 (one) recent color photograph, size 3 x 4 cm with White colored background;
- Applicant's curriculum vitae.
- Work agreement/contract.
- Copies of marriage certificate and birth certificate of
accompanying family member (spouse/children) in triplicate.
- For those conducting activities in religious, research,
education, or social mission, must enclose the original
and a copy of a letter of recommendation from the institution
or specific department/division that has assigned them.
- For those who wish to work in a foreign investment or
domestic investment venture, or as a technical professional
on assignment by a foreign aid organizations, must furnish
a letter of recommendation from a technical department in
Indonesia, the Indonesian Department of Labour(TA 01), the Indonesian
Investment Coordinating Board, and a copy of the letter
of agreement to employ foreign labour.
Please note :
The Temporary Stay VISA is always a single entry . What if
the visa holder supposed to exit and re-enter Indonesia many
times? After the holder of such visa arrived in Indonesia
, they should contact the nearest immigration office to apply
for the temporary stay permit Card (KITAS) and also to apply
for an reentry permit if they plan to travel abroad and wish
to re-enter Indonesia . Usually the sponsor in Indonesia has
arranged all necessary permit and knew how to proceed to obtain
KITAS and re-entry permit from the local immigration.
Indonesian Consulate General must have the
authorization from the Indonesian Immigration before a Temporary
Stay VISA could be issued. If you want to apply for the Temporary
Stay VISA please contact your sponsor in Indonesia to apply
it through the nearest immigration office. If granted, the
immigration would send official notification to the Consulate
The Indonesian Consulate General would not
issue a Temporary Stay VISA without approval from the Director
General of Immigration in Indonesian.
Please be advised also to obtain permission
if you wish to enter/stay at the restricted regions (Aceh,
Maluku, Irian Jaya) from appropriate authorities, including