If you’re visiting Kalimantan from outside of Indonesia you must make sure you have a valid visa before entering. Balikpapan is the only airport in Kalimantan that will offer visas on arrival, usually for thirty days. If travelling overland from Malaysian Borneo, you could pick up a thirty-day visa at the border (this was the case at the time of writing but check before you set off from Sarawak, as rules may change); in Sabah, the visa is available from the consulates in Kota Kinabalu and Tawau; sixty-day visas are at their discretion.

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