Taking Prescribed Medicine to Indonesia


The Embassy can issue a letter informing that an individual is taking medication while travelling to Indonesia. The letter is neither for legality purpose nor providing guarantee that you will be exempted from any checks and legal consequences that may arise. It will only provide information to Indonesian authorities that an individual is under medication based on the letter of a doctor and the drug prescriptions.

Please make sure that the medicines are in original packaging and within the reasonable amount considering the length of stay in Indonesia.


  1. A completed and signed application form.
  2. Copy of passport.
  3. Itinerary ticket (roundtrip).
  4. Original letter from the doctor (or copy of the letter certified/ authorised by a Justice of the Peace (JP)).
  5. Original prescription (or copy of the prescription certified/ authorised by a Justice of the Peace (JP)).
  6. Receipt from pharmacy.
  7. Fee : AUD 30.00, by Money Order, payable to Indonesian Embassy For application by mail, please read carefully


  1. Application by mail should enclose a self-addressed and stamped return envelope, using Platinum Post or Courier Service.
  2. Applicants should keep the Tracking Numbers of the documents and the return envelope they send to the Embassy.
  3. The Embassy will not be held responsible for documents that lost during delivery process.
  4. Applicants should make sure that they choose the most secure service.
  5. Before you mail the application, please remember that the application must be sent along with the applicant's passport. The Embassy would attach the visa label into the passport.
  6. Also remember that amendment and endorsement pages cannot be used for visa purposes. Check your passport for a blank visa page (minimum 3 blank pages should be available). Please be advised that we will return your application and passport if we found there are no blank visa pages on the passport or incomplete application.

Please remember to address the envelope to:

Visa Section
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Canberra
8 Darwin Avenue, Yarralumla, ACT 2600