Countries that Require Authorization (Calling Visa)

All visa applications for Business, Tourist and Social Visits for nationals of the following countries are need an approval from Immigration Office in Indonesia before travelling.

  1. AFGHANISTAN
  2. CAMEROON
  3. GUINEA
  4. ISRAEL
  5. LIBERIA
  6. NORTH KOREA
  7. NIGER
  8. NIGERIA
  9. PAKISTAN
  10. SOMALIA

The requirements vary depending on the propose visit to Indonesia. Therefore, applicants should refer to the type of visa that suits the purpose of their visit and add the following :

  1. Visa application completed in full with one recent passport size photos.
  2. Original passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months from the date of entry in Indonesia.
  3. Proof of Australian Permanent Residency visa.
  4. Letter of request from the applicant stating the purpose of visit, length and place of stay, accompanying group, and flight schedule.
  5. Letter of sponsor from a resident in Indonesia and a letter from the accommodation provider where the applicant will be staying confirming the booking (please be advised NOT to buy flight tickets or any accommodation before the visa is granted).
  6. Letter from the applicant employer confirming employment or letter from school confirming enrollment.
  7. Latest 2 months bank statement.
  8. Visa fee AUD$ 70.00 + Telex fee AUD $10.00 in form of Eftpos, Visa/Mastercard, Money Order or Bank cheque payable to the Indonesian (once the visa is granted)
  9. The application process may take up to 5 weeks should further clarification (Clearing House Calling Visa) from the authority in Jakarta be required.

Applicant must contact their Indonesian Sponsor to assist with requesting the Clearing House Calling Visa from the Immigration Head Office.

Getting Visa Authorization

The following information explains the procedure to get the approval letter.

To get the authorization, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Applicant must have a sponsor in Indonesia either a personal, organization or a company
  2. Sponsor must present them self in person at the Immigration Head Office in South Jakarta (Jakarta Selatan).
  3. The sponsor must have: photocopy of applicant’s passport, supporting letter from the  sponsor and 3 photographs from the applicant.

 The Immigration Head Office will send by fax or email the approval to the Indonesian sponsor  and also to the Indonesian Consulate General in Perth.

Where to submit?
The applicant’s sponsor needs to submit the supporting documents  in person to:

Direktorat Jenderal Imigrasi
Departemen Hukum dan HAM

Jalan HR Rasuna Said Kav. 8-9
Jakarta Selatan – Indonesia
Phone: +62-21-5224658
www.kemenkumham.go.id/