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Limited Stay Visa in Indonesia

As foreigners who will work or stay longer in Indonesian, obtaining a limited stay visa in
Indonesia is a must. A Limited Stay Visa is a visa for long term temporary stay that covers all aspects relevant.

Moreover, it not limited to: Investing, Working, Missionary (religious), Study or training, Research,
Joint Family, Repatriation, and Retirement.

Limited Stay Visa in Indonesia


Limited Stay Visa or in other words KITAS granted upon the authorization of the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta. Important to realize that prior approval applied by sponsor in Indonesia to Directorate General of Immigration. Therefore, to expedite the authorization, it is advisable to have the sponsor in Indonesia also submit the application directly to the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta. The copy of approval must be attached to visa application. Another key point that Limited Stay Visa can be extended in Indonesia.

In case you are planning to get a Limited Stay Visa, Indoned Consultancy will be glad to assist you.

There are several Limited Stay Visa depends on the purpose, such as:

Temporary Stay Visa for Working as Expert in International Organization Under the UN – C311

With the intention of working as an Expert in International Organizations under the United Nations.

Duration of Stay :

 Maximum 2 years.

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid national passport that is still valid for a minimum of 30 (thirty) months,
3. A proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets, and also
5. Letter of recommendation from the competent authority in charge of manpower.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/other/expert/

Temporary Stay Visa for Work – C312

This type of limited stay visa is valid with the intention of working (requires Director-General approval), such as:

1. As an expert,
2. Join forces to work on ships, floating tools or installations operating in the territorial waters of
the Archipelago, the territorial sea or continental shelf, and the Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone,
3. Carry out tasks as clergy,
4. Carry out activities related to the profession by receiving payments,
5. Conduct inspections or audits at branches of companies in Indonesia,
6. Carry out activities in the context of commercial film making and also have obtained permission from the competent authority,
7. Serving after-sales,
8. Install and also repair the machine,
9. Do non-permanent work in the context of construction,
10. Conduct arts, music, and also sports shows,
11. Hold professional sports activities,
12. Carry out medical activities, and also
13. Prospective foreign workers who will work in the framework of testing expertise.

Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 1 year
2 6 months
3 90 days
4 30 days

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid and also still valid national passport:
A. A minimum of 12 (twelve) months for those who will do work in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 6 (six) months,
B. A minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for those who will do work or live in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 1 (one) year,
C. A minimum of 30 (thirty) months for those who will do work or live in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum period of 2 (two) years,
3. A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets, and also
5. Letter of recommendation from the competent authority in charge of manpower.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/work/

Temporary Stay Visa for Foreign Investor With a Maximum of 1 Year – C313

This type of limited stay visa is valid with the intention of not working for foreign investment for
a maximum of 1 year (requires approval from the Director-General).
Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 1 year
2 6 months
3 90 days
4 30 days

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid and also still valid national passport,
A. A minimum of 12 (twelve) months for those who will do work in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 6 (six) months,
B. A minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for those who will do work or live in the territory of Indonesia for a maximum of 1 (one) year,
3. A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets, and also
5. Letter of recommendation from the competent authority in charge of manpower.

Temporary Stay Visa for Foreign Investor With a Maximum of 2 Years – C314

This type of limited stay visa is valid with the intention of not working for foreign investment for
a maximum of 2 years (requires approval from the Director-General).

Duration of Stay :

 Maximum 2 years.

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid and also still valid national passport,
3. A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets and also
5. Letter of recommendation from the competent authority in charge of manpower.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/investor/

Temporary Stay Visa for Training and Scientific Research – C315

This type of limited stay visa is valid with the intention not to work for training and scientific research (requires Director-General approval).

Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 1 year
2 6 months
3 90 days
4 30 days

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid and also still valid national passport:
A. A minimum of 12 (twelve) months for those who will do work in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 6 (six) months,
B. A minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for those who will do work or live in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 1 (one) year,
3. Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $ 1500 (one thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets, and also
5. Letter of recommendation from the competent agency in the field of training or research.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/other/research/

Temporary Stay Visa for Study – C316

This type of visa is valid for study overseas and also not suitable for work.

Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 2 years
2 1 year
3 6 months
4 90 days
5 30 days

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid and also still valid national passport:
A. A minimum of 30 (thirty) months for those who will study and live in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum period of 2 (two) years,
B. A minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for those who will study and live in the territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 1 (one) year,
C. For a minimum of 12 (twelve) months for those who will do work in the Territory of Indonesia for
a maximum of 6 (six) months,
3. A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars),
4. Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets, and also
5. Letters of learning recommendations from government agencies that organize affairs in the field of education.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/study/long/

Temporary Stay Visa for Joining Family – C317

This type of visa is not suitable for work.

Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 1 year
2 6 months
3 90 days
4 30 days

Requirements :
Foreigners who join themselves with a husband or wife who is an Indonesian citizen;

  • A letter of application from an Indonesian husband or wife,
  • A valid nationality passport that is still valid for a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months (photocopy),
  • Photocopy of marriage certificate or marriage book,
  • Letter of proof of marriage reporting from the Representative of the Republic of Indonesia and photocopy of marriage certificate or marriage book that has been translated in Indonesian by
    a sworn translator, except english, if the marriage is conducted outside the territory of
    the Republic of Indonesia,
  • A proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
    US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars), and also
  • Color photo fitting with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Foreigners who join themselves with the husband or wife of a Temporary Stay Permit holder or Permanent Stay Permit;

  • A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
  • A valid national passport that is still valid for a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for foreigners who follow a Limited Stay Permit husband or wife or a Permanent Stay Permit for less than 1 (one) year (photocopy),
  • Marriage certificate or marriage book that has been translated into Indonesian by a Sworn Translator, except English (photocopy),
  • Limited Stay Permit or Permanent Stay Permit or Approval Letter for a limited stay and valid visa for
    a husband or wife (photocopy),
  • A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
    US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars), and also
  • Color photo fitting with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Children of legitimate marriages between foreigners and Indonesian citizens;

  • A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
  • A letter of application from an Indonesian father or mother,
  • A valid nationality passport that is still valid for a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months (photocopy),
  • A birth certificate that has been translated in Indonesian by a Sworn Translator, except English (photocopy),
  • Marriage certificate or parent’s marriage book that has been translated into Indonesian by
    a Sworn Translator, except English (photocopy),
  • Valid Indonesian citizen or father identity card (photocopy),
  • The family card of an Indonesian citizen father or mother (photocopy),
  • Letter of proof of marriage reporting for parents, for those who make marriages outside
    the territory of Indonesia,
  • A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
    US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars), and also
  • Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Children who are not 18 (eighteen) years of age and are not married to foreigners who have legally married Indonesian citizens;

  • A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
  • A letter of application from an Indonesian father or mother,
  • A valid nationality passport that is still valid for a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months (photocopy),
  • A birth certificate that has been translated in Indonesian by a Sworn Translator, except English (photocopy),
  • Marriage certificate or parent’s marriage book that has been translated into Indonesian by
    a Sworn Translator, except English (photocopy),
  • Valid Indonesian citizen or father identity card (photocopy),
  • The Indonesian father or mother’s family card (photocopy),
  • Letter of proof of marriage reporting for parents, for those who make marriages outside
    the Territory Of Indonesia,
  • A Proof has a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
    US $1500 (one Thousand five hundred US dollars); and also
  • Color photographs with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Children who are not 18 (eighteen) years old and who are not married who join their parents with a limited Stay Permit or Permanent Stay Permit;

  • A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
  • Photocopy of a valid and still valid national passport:
    A. For a minimum of 30 (thirty) months for foreign children who follow the parents of holders of
    a Temporary Stay Permit or a Permanent Stay Permit with a validity period of more than 1 (one) year,
    B. For a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months for foreign children who follow the parent holding
    a Limited Stay Permit or Permanent Stay Permit with a validity period of less than 1 (one) year,
  • Photocopy of a birth certificate that has been translated into Indonesian by a Sworn Translator, except English,
  • Photocopy of marriage certificate or parent’s marriage book that has been translated into Indonesian by a Sworn Translator, except English,
  • Photocopy of a Temporary Stay Permit Card or a Valid Permanent Residence Permit Card,
  • A proof of having a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
    US $1500 (one thousand and five hundred US dollars), and also
  • Color photograph with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters by six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/other/joinfamily/

Temporary Stay Visa for Repatriation – C318

This visa is granted for foreign national who wants to regain his or her Indonesian citizenship. In addition, this visa is not suitable for work.

Duration of Stay :

No Length Of Stay
1 1 year
2 6 months
3 90 days
4 30 days

Requirements :

1. A guarantee letter from the guarantor,
2. Photocopy of a valid nationality passport that is still valid for a minimum of 18 (eighteen) months,
3. Evidence of being an Indonesian citizen that can be proven by documents issued by the government of the Republic of Indonesia such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, resident cards, diplomas, passports, or land ownership documents,
4. A Proof of having a living cost for himself and or his family while in Indonesia, at least
US $1500 (one thousand five hundred US dollars), and also
5. Color photo fitting with a size of 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters six centimeters) with a white background of 2 (two) sheets.

Source: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/other/reparation/

Temporary Stay Visa for Retirees – C319

This visa is granted to foreign elderly tourists or retirees age 55 or above who apply for staying in Indonesia.

Duration of Stay :

1 (one) year.

Requirements :

1. Sponsor letter from the sponsor which is a travel agency,
2. Copy of valid nationality passport with at least 18 (eighteen) months validity,
3. Company business license and tax ID number of a travel agent,
4. Curriculum vitae, history of employment and education of foreigner,
5. A Proof, by pension agency or bank of origin country or of Indonesia, of having at least
US 1500 (one thousand five hundred dollars) per month to meet the need in Indonesia,
6. Health insurance, life insurance, and civil law responsibility to a third
party in origin country or Indonesia,
7. A proof of accommodation in Indonesia by purchasing accommodation at least
USD 35.000 (thirty-five Thousand dollars) or rent per month at least:
A. US$500 (five hundred dollars) for DKI Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali,
B. US$300 (three hundred dollars) for other regions in Java island, Batam, and Medan,
C. US$200 (two hundred dollars) other than region mentioned in point a) and b),
8. Statement to employ at least 2 (two) Indonesian.

Source : https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/retrirement

Temporary Stay Visa for Work and Holiday – C320

This type of visa can be used for educational, tourism, health, social, sport, and cultural art activities. Currently eligible only for Australian passport holders.

Duration of Stay :

Valid for 1 (one) year

Requirements :

1. Sponsor letter from the sponsor,
2. Recommendation letter issued by the immigration agency of origin country,
3. Education certificate issued by a university or same level education institution for those who are already graduated or reference letter as an active university student at least 2 (two years completed by student card issued by the university),
4. Return ticket or proof of having fund equivalence with the ticket,
5. Copy of valid nationality passport with at least 18 (eighteen) months validity,
6. Evidence of having cost living of he or she and or while in Indonesia at least
a USD $5000 (five thousand dollars),
7. 2 (two) colored passport photo sized 4 cm x 6 cm with white background.

Source : https://www.imigrasi.go.id/apply_ri/woh/

Disclaimer:

The information provided here is based on our long experience. The process or requirement may vary depending on the specific facts and conditions. Besides, the law and regulations in Indonesia subject to frequent changes. Please contact us as your consultant to get an up to date information and accurate advice. More Information click here and You can also follow our social media accounts to see the latest information posts. please click on the following links: Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and Twitter.

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