Limited stay period (Temporary Resident Permit)

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  1. Limited Stay Visa is a single entry visa issued for a visit that is related to work and to other purposes such as investment, research, family reunification, performance, sport, social activities, retirement/senior citizen, etc.
  2. The holder of the Limited Stay Visa is able to extend the visa and to obtain the temporary permit (KIMS/KITAS) once he/she arrives in Indonesia. The single/multiple exit and re-entry permit are able to be obtained from the Directorate General of Immigration if the holder of the Limited Stay Visa is planning to exit and re-enter Indonesia within the period of valid stay permit.


  1. Must be UK/ Ireland Resident (with a minimum validity at least one month exceeding the validity of the requested visa).
  2. An original passport which has at least one blank page for visa (amendment and endorsement pages cannot be used for visa), with at least: a. 12 months validity for 6 months stay; b. 18 months validity for 12 months stay; or c. 30 months validity for 24 months stay
  3. Two recent colour photographs (passport size) with white background on picture-quality paper. Note: Do not staple or affixed the photographs on the form.
  4. Complete visa application form. The application form can be found here
  5. Limited Stay Visa Authorization Letter from the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration. Note: An application will not be processed without a formal notification of authorization from the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration. To initiate and expedite the process of the Authorization, it is advisable that the applicant’s sponsor in Indonesia submit a request for authorization to the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta, Indonesia. Please make sure that the notification is addressed to the Indonesian Embassy in which the visa will be issued.
  6. Applicants under 18 years of age should attach a notarized copy of birth certificate. In addition, a notarized letter of consent signed by non-travelling legal guardian must be attached if the applicant under 18 years of age travels without the legal guardian.
  7. For Non-UK/Ireland citizen: Please provide a copy of Residence Permit or valid visa.
  8. Inoculation is recommended but not mandatory, and is required only if applicant had previously travelled to areas/countries infected by yellow fever.
  9. Payment in postal order or bank draft.