All visitors must have a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of arrival, at least two blank passport pages, and have proof of onward or return passage.
If you’re visiting as a tourist for up to thirty days, it’s straightforward to obtain your Bali visa. It's also simple to extend it for up to a total of 60 days.
The countries on this “Visa on Arrival” list includes all European countries, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India.
As for how to obtain your Bali Visa on Arrival, this is done when you arrive at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport. Choose the Visa on Arrival queue, ready to show officials the following:
This allows you to obtain and pay for your visa online, in advance. See the official site for details.
Tip: to avoid the hassle of visiting an immigration centre to extend your 30-day visa, get yourself a e-VOA and extension online in advance.
You need to apply at least two weeks before your existing visa expires.
The extension price is $35, with an extra charge levied locally if you want your paperwork fast-tracked. You can also extend your visa online.
Rough Guides tip: if you choose for the e-VOA + extension, you don’t need to visit the immigration office.
With this, a period of stay in Indonesia is granted for 60 days (two months) or 180 days (six months), depending on what you apply for.
It’s also possible to obtain an extension of this visa, with each extension granted for a period of stay of 60 days, and a maximum of 180 days.
Note that to extend it, you’ll have to book an appointment with the nearest immigration office.
Note also that the B211A is single entry, which means if you leave Bali, the visa will be invalidated.
It’s a complicated process and requires a recent bank statement showing a minimum balance and/or a letter from your employer, educational establishment, bank manager, accountant or solicitor certifying your obligation to return home/leave Indonesia by the designated date.
Note that the day you arrive counts as the first day of your visa.
This visa is available for purchase at immigration counters upon arrival in Bali and costs 35 USD. The standard duration of this visa is 30 days but can be extended up to 60 days if needed.
For those who plan to stay in Bali longer than two months, another option is the B211A visa. This visa can be applied for online before travelling and eliminates any hassles during airport immigration. With this visa, travellers have a full two months to enjoy everything from beaches to temples and more that Indonesia has to offer.
Or, if you’d rather avoid the stress of planning, check-out our customisable Indonesia itineraries.