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From 3rd August 2020 foreigners in Indonesia can apply for new visas! LetsMoveIndonesia

From 3rd August 2020 foreigners in Indonesia can apply for new visas!

As the Indonesian government continues to adjust visa processing procedures due to the global pandemic; as of 3rd August 2020 a new policy has been put in place to enable foreigners already in Indonesia to apply for a new visa without leaving Indonesian territory.

There are various conditions that apply to different visa types, so in this article we try to explain what these new procedures mean and who they apply to.

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Residence Permits

A. Holders of Permanent Stay Permits (ITAP)

Foreigners with valid ITAP and which still can be extended, and are currently in Indonesia, can extend the ITAP at the local immigration office.

Foreigners who are currently in Indonesia with an expired ITAP that cannot be extended, must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can apply for a new Visit Visa (Visa Kunjungan) or Limited Stay Visa (VITAS) based on the requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

Submission can be made after the guarantor performs the procedure, returning the Immigration Document (ITAP) to the immigration office.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

If the ITAP validity period has ended and the foreigner is still abroad (Re-entry Permit is still valid or has expired)

You can enter Indonesian territory after attaching an approval letter from ministries / technical institutions.

You must apply for a new visa to come to Indonesia at the Indonesian Embassy / Indonesian Consulate when unable to show approval letter from the ministry / technical institution.

Holders of ITAP Family Union can directly enter Indonesia.

You must extend the ITAP and Re-Entry Permit at the local immigration office after arriving in Indonesia by the latest 8th September 2020.

If there are technical difficulties when processing for the extension of the Stay Permit, you will be given a grace period until 31st December 2020.

 

B. Holders of Temporary Stay Permits (ITAS)

Foreigners with ITAS that are still valid and extendable, who are in Indonesia, can extend ITAS or change status to ITAP at the local immigration office.

Foreigners with ITAS that has expired and cannot be extended, who are currently in Indonesia, must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or

You can apply for a new Visit Visa (Visa Kunjungan) or Limited Stay Visa (VITAS) as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

The submission can be made after the guarantor has performed the procedure, returning the Immigration Document (ITAS) to the immigration office.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

If the validity period of ITAS has expired and is still abroad (Re-entry Permit is still valid or has expired), you can enter Indonesian territory after attaching an approval letter from ministries / technical institutions.

For those who cannot attach a letter of approval from the related ministry / technical institution, you must apply for a new visa to come to Indonesia.

For holders of ITAS Family Union, you can directly enter Indonesia you must extend the ITAS and Re-entry Permit at the office local immigration after arriving in Indonesia by the latest 8th September 2020.

If there are technical difficulties when processing of the extension of the Stay Permit, you will be given a grace period until 31st December 2020.

 

C. Single Entry Visa (Visa Index B211A, B211B, B211C) 

Holders of Visit Permit (ITK) originating from Visit Visa index B211 and currently in Indonesia

If ITK is still valid and can be extended, you can do an extension of the Visit Permit at the local immigration office.

If the ITK has expired and cannot be extended, you must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can extend the ITK until the Covid-19 Pandemic period at Indonesia is declared over / there is no means of transportation to leave Indonesia / there are new rules related to visas and residence permits, with validity period of 30 days given for each time extension.

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

ITK holders can apply for status transfer to ITAS in accordance with applicable regulation.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

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D. Holders of Visit Visa Permits Visit several times (Multiple-Entry Visitor Visa D212) 

If the ITK validity period has ended, you must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can extend the ITK until the Covid-19 Pandemic period in Indonesia is declared over / there is no means of transportation to leave the region Indonesia / there are new rules related to visas and residence permits, with validity periods of 30 days given for each time extension.

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

ITK holders can apply for status transfer to ITAS in accordance with applicable regulation.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia


E. APEC Business Travel Card Holder (APEC Business Travel Card) 

If the validity period of your Stay Permit (ITK) has expired, you must leave Indonesia by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can extend the ITK until the Covid-19 Pandemic period at Indonesia is declared over / there is no means of transportation to leave the region Indonesia / there are new rules related to visas and residence permits, with validity periods of 30 days given for each time extension.

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

 

F. Holders of Stay Permit from a Current Visit Visa Arrival (Visa on Arrival) 

If the period of Stay Permit (ITK) from your VOA has expired and cannot be extended, you are required to leave the territory of Indonesia by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can extend the ITK until the Covid-19 Pandemic period in Indonesia is declared over / there is no means of transportation to leave the region Indonesia / there are new rules related to visas and residence permits, with validity periods of 30 days given for each time extension; or

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

 

G. Visa-Free Holders (Visa Exemption) currently in Indonesia 

If the Stay Permit (ITK) period has ended, you must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit in accordance with the requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/.tanpa without having to leave Indonesian territory.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia. 

 

H. Crew Visit holders in Indonesia

If the Stay Permit (ITK) period of your Crew Visit has ended, you must leave Indonesian territory by the latest 20th August 2020; or,

You can apply for a new Visit Visa or Residence Permit as per requirements through https://visa-online.imigation.go.id/ without leaving the territory of Indonesia.

Every visa application and residence permit must have a guarantor who takes responsibility during your presence in Indonesia.

From 3rd August 2020 foreigners in Indonesia can apply for new visas! LetsMoveIndonesia

Visa and Telex Visa

ITK and ITAS holders who already have a Telex Visa (issued since 1st December 2019) and currently in Indonesia,

You can apply for ITK and ITAS at the local immigration office without leaving Indonesian territory and without applying visa at Indonesian Embassy abroad.

Proof of visa payment at the local immigration office is considered as a Proof of Visa Possession.

For Telex holders of Visit Visa, your passport will be stamped Visitation Permit by the local immigration office.

For Telex holders of Limited Stay Visa, your passport will be stamped a Limited Stay Permit as well as a Re-Entry Permit by local immigration office.

For Telex issued from 1st December 2019 – 22nd July 2020, the period of Visit Permit / Limited Stay Permit validity will be counted from the date of submission of ITK / ITAS application at the immigration office.

Telex issued after 23rd July 2020, the period of Visit Permit / Limited Stay Permit validity will be counted from the Telex Visa issuance date.

 

We appreciate overall these updates may seem quite confusing, so if you have a question or need assistance, feel free to contact the LetsMoveIndonesia team. E: info@letsmoveindonesia.com or T: 021 300 297 27

Want to know more about the visa processes? Then check out our useful articles below by clicking the links:

Covid 19 – The current visa situation in Indonesia

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Indonesia Visa Processes back online & the end of the emergency stay permit

The KITAS Process – Everything you need to know before applying for yours!

The investor KITAS – Everything You Need To Know!

Visa on arrival (VOA) to Indonesia – Everything you need to know!

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