INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45.

Although those wishing to travel to Indonesia for the sights and sounds will be encouraged by this new move, the new countries will not share the same benefits of the original 15 who are permitted to travel for business trips to Indonesia without a business  visa.

Who will this affect?

 Although tourists will benefit primarily,  businesses should pay attention to ensure they remain compliant and recall that they are still required to apply for a visa for business trips from the additional countries.

 For information please consult the below:

New Visa Free
Countries

New Visa Free
Countries Cont.

Original Visa Free
Countries
(no business
visa required)

Austria

Bahrain

Belgium

Canada

China

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Hungary

Italy

Japan

Kuwait

Mexico

 
Netherlands
 
New Zealand
 
Norway
 
Oman
 
Poland
 
Qatar
 
Russia
 
South Africa
 
South Korea
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
UAE
 
United Kingdom
 
USA

Brunei

Cambodia

Chile

Ecuador

Hong Kong

Laos

Macao

Malaysia

Morocco

Myanmar

Peru

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

Vietnam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Should you have any questions regarding this or any other immigration matter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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