MUST have AT LEAST 6 months remaining validity upon entry to Indonesia.
MAKE SURE you also have sufficient empty pages in your passport for visa/arrival stamp.
Bali introduces IDR 150.000 ( equiv USD 10 ) per person TOURISM LEVY as of 14 FEBRUARY, 2024
for all International visitors, adults and children.
Click to Read More below including how to Pay- either via website:
or Download LOVE Bali App . Learn more- Click Below:
VISA ON ARRIVAL: 96 nationalities are now eligible for E-Visa On Arrival
BEWARE of Fake Websites offering Visas...NOTE THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW for Indonesia E-VISA:
See list of countries and more info below.
E- VISA is valid for a 30-day stay and valid to enter within 90 days of visa issuance
Cost IDR 500.000 ( equiv USD 35 )
or can still PAY CASH on ARRIVAL at airport: equiv EURO, GBP, SGD at applicable exchange rate or by Visa/Master Card.
Be prepared to show either return or onward international air ticket on arrival.
Indonesia Customs Arrival Form
ALL ARRIVALS MUST complete a Customs Declaration ONLINE. ( No more paper Arrival Cards )
This can be done online within 3 days prior to arrival.
Complete Form OnLine and save the QR Code for officials to scan after baggage collection:
Visa on Arrival EXTENSIONS:
Extendable ONE time for additional 30 days and must be done at least 7 days prior to your visa expiry.
Local visa agents can handle visa extensions- Cost ranges from Rp 850.000- Rp 1.200.000 for express service and will need to go down to Imigration office for Photo and fingerprints. If Paying for Visa on Arrival at airport, visa extension will need to be done at Imigration office.
E- VOA 30 days EXTENSION ONLINE: seems to not be working ( subject to change ) so be prepared to extend via visa agent.
NOTE re: 60 DAY Visa:
Check the E-VOA Link to see if 60 day E-Visa may be applied for again for some nationalities.
However it seems certain Indonesian Embassies or Consulates may be issuing 60-day Tourist Visas. Check with lndonesian Consulates abroad.
96 Countries eligible for VOA ( Visa on Arrival ) or E-VOA
ASEAN nationals may enter with a 30-day Visa FREE stay. This 30-day free entry is NON- extendable.
Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
Visitors from other than 93 countries listed may still apply for B211A (Business Visa also for Tourism purpose) via a local Visa Agent who acts as sponsor.
B211A Visa Regulations:
ANY nationality may apply for B211A E-visa
Costs start from approx USD 250 for 7-10 day process. USD 350 and up for express process.
Visa is valid for stay up to 60 days and may be extended up to six months.
As of 08 June: International arrivals are NO longer be required to show proof of Health Insurance covering Covid. However it is always recommended visitors have health insurance while traveling and highly recommended also to have coverage which includes emergency evacuation.
AIRPORT ARRIVAL TRANSFER to your Hotel:
may be handled by any private transport, Hotel or Destination Management Company, Airport Taxi. In arrivals area there is also a GRAB Car Lounge.
Beware of Airport Driver Touts asking for high fares. BEST GO to FIXED PRICE AIRPORT TAXI COUNTER.
International flights are increasing with following services:
Singapore Airlines several daily flights
Also flying from Singapore: SCOOT- budget carrier of Singapore Airlines and:
Air Asia, Garuda, JetStar Asia and KLM
from Australia: Garuda, Batik Air, Citilink, JetStar, Qantas and Virgin Australia
Other cities of origin:
Air Asia from KL, Bangkok DMK, Perth
Air New Zealand from Auckland
Batik Air from KL and gateways in Australia
Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong
Cebu Pacific from Manila
China Air Lines from Taipei
China Southern from Guangzhou
Citilink from Dili and Port Moresby
EVA Air from Taipei
Garuda from Singapore, Narita, Seoul, Sydney, Melbourne
Korean Air from Seoul
Malaysia Airlines from KL
THAI from Bangkok BKK
Philippine Airlines from Manila
Vietjet Air from Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi
Vistara from Delhi
Xiamen Airlines from Mainland China
KLM from Amsterdam via Singapore
Emirates from Dubai and soon Ethihad to start from Abu Dhabi.
Qatar from Doha
Turkish Airlines from Istanbul
We look forward to welcoming you to Bali!
Indonesian Rupiah Rate of exchange is fluctuating around Rp 15,000 to 1 US Dollar.
Money Changers and ATM’s can be easily found in tourist centers. Usually exchange rate in town is slightly better than at the airport.
ATM machines are more common now and will give you cash in Rupiah only.
US Dollar Notes:
BRING CLEAN US DOLLAR BILLS: Any foreign currency notes that are soiled or torn are not accepted.
Better rate of exchange is given to USD 100 notes. Bills lower than USD 20 may not be exchanged.
LOCAL SIM CARDS are available at the airport or in Ubud offering Data packages that may be less expensive than data roaming package from your home country.
There are also new E-SIMs which means no need to rake out your own Sim Card.
If travel beyond Bali, need to make sure your SIM Card will work well around outer islands.
Located approx eight degrees south of the equator, Bali enjoys a tropical climate without the pressures of strong typhoons or cyclones further north or south. Travel to Bali at any time is nice. Weather patterns are becoming more unpredictable these years, but the rainy season is traditionally between December-March. The drier and less humid time is between June-September.