Purpose

  1. A Social Cultural Visa is a single entry Visit Visa (Index 211) for those travelling to Indonesia for the following purposes:
  • visiting family or friends
  • attending a non-commercial art and cultural event
  • participating in a comparative study, short course, or training
  • participating in a non-commercial sport competition
  • conducting an urgent humanitarian activity
  1. This visa allows a visitor to stay up to 60 days in Indonesia. Extensions of stay may be be applied at the nearest immigration office in Indonesia.
  2. Please note that citizens of certain countries, including Australia, may not be required to obtain a visa for visiting Indonesia up to 30 days (see free visa for short visit)
  3. Visitors from certain countries can also apply visa on arrival for staying in Indonesia up to 30 days with possible extension (see visa on arrival).
  4. Visa applications by citizen of certain countries (Afghanistan, Cameroon, Guinea, Israel, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, DPRK/North Korea, Pakistan, and Somalia) require approval/authorization from the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta (see calling Visa).
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