Socio-Cultural Visa


  • an official government visit
  • art and culture
  • such as visiting relatives or friends
  • social organizations
  • exchange visit between educational institutions and attending study and training programme
  • practical training


The requirements apply per person and have to be submitted in hardcopy. Incomplete visa applications will not be processed

  • A valid National Passport with minimum validity of 6 (six) months at moment of entry to Indonesia
  • Visa application form must be fully completed and sign in the corresponding blanks
  • One original passport sized photograph
  • Copy of flight itinerary, to and out of Indonesia,  specifying name of passenger, flight dates and numbers
  • For non-Dutch Citizens a Copy of Residence Permit or copy of BRP (Basis Registratie Personen) from your local city hall is required
  • Children up to the age of 12 have to attach a copy of their birth certificate to their visa application
  • A Sponsor Letter from an institution in Indonesia or from applicants family member or friend in Indonesia with his/her ID (KTP) attached
  • Recommendation letter from your educational institution
  • Round trip reservation or itinerary with dates and flight number specifying entry and exit to-from Indonesia
  • The Embassy could only issue up to 60 (sixty) days visit visa
  • Type of entry : Single Entry
  • Visa is issued within 5 working days from receipt of application provided all documents are in order
  • Visas shall be used within 90 (ninety) days, calculated from the date of issuance

Socio-Cultural Visa without the authorization from Director General Immigration

  • an official government visit
  • art, culture and social
  • such as visiting relatives or friends
  • comparative studies between government or educational institutions
  • joining with vessel in the Indonesian territory

Socio-Cultural Visa with the authorization from Director General Immigration

  • an internship in the private company
  • providing guidance, counseling and training
  • conducting an audit or inspection in the company
  • study
  • volunteer workers

Fill the Application Form