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This section aims to provide all the relevant information and procedures regarding various types of visas issued by the Embassy for those who wish to visit Indonesia. Therefore, it is advisable to surf through Procedures and Applications as the first step. In addition, the office also legalises documents that have any relation to Indonesian institutions. We welcome you to consult with us about how you can best meet your travel or legalisation needs. Furthermore, this section also provides all the relevant information with regard to mix marriage between British and Indonesian nationals.

Please be advised that there are nationals of 15 countries who are entitled to visit Indonesia without a visa. On the other hand, there are nationals of 11 countries who will need an approval from Immigration Authorities in Indonesia, for any type of visa, before entering Indonesia. Information on the said countries and entry requirements can be seen at either the Visa free short-visit or various visas issued on Approval.

For Journalist visas, applicants will have to contact and apply through the Information Department of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.

General visa enquiries may also be obtained either in person at the Visa Section or by post to 38 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 2HW (please enclosed a self-addressed envelope and contact number).

Opening hours:
Monday-Thursday Friday
10.00-13.00 for submission only
1. All visa applications
2. Documents to be legalised14.30-16.00 for collection only
10.00-12.00 for submission only
1. All visa applications
2. Documents to be legalised 14.30-16.00 for collection only

Please note that the Indonesian Embassy and the Consular & Visa Section are closed on UK and Indonesian Public Holiday. For further information on these dates please click here


Indonesian Embassy
Consular Section
38 Grosvenor Square
London W1K 2HW
Phone: +4420 7499 7661
Fax. +44 207 491 4993


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What is a Visa?
A visa is issued by an Indonesian Embassy or Consulate upon approval from the Immigration Office in Jakarta. A visa entitles the holder to travel to Indonesia and apply for admission; it does not guarantee entry. An immigration officer at the port of entry determines the visa holder’s eligibility for admission into Indonesia.

What types of Visas are available?

  1. Visa-free short visit for tourist
  2. Visa on Arrival
  3. Business visa
  4. Social/cultural visit visa
  5. Employment Visa
  6. Limited stay period (Temporary Resident Permit)
  7. Visa for Foreign Research
  8. Tourist Visa
  9. Various visa issued on approval (for specific countries)
  10. Visa for Journalist