Do’s and don’ts for Business Visa Holders – Indonesia provides various types of Indonesian Visas to suit the needs of foreign business travelers who wish to enter the Indonesian Territory. It is very important for foreign business travelers who want to visit Indonesia to know what to pay attention to from a business visa. Knowing when and how to apply for a business visa is essential to ensure you can travel legally and safely to Indonesia for business purposes.

Find out below what functions a foreigner can perform for a visitor visa holder – for business purposes, visa index B211A/D212 while in Indonesia.

What is a business visa?

Business Visa is a Visa granted to Foreigners to stay temporarily in the Indonesian Territory for business purposes, which may not involve any technical work, or being employed by companies/organizations in Indonesia, or receive any payment/reward/wages while in Indonesia.

What types of business visas are available?

  1. Single Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index B211A
  2. Multiple Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index D212

How long is the duration of the stay given?

  1. Single Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index B211A, given 60 days from the date of arrival. And can be extended 2 times. Each time an extension will get a stay permit of 60 days and a maximum stay period, it must not exceed 180 days.
  2. Multiple Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index D212, granted for 1 year for several visits to Indonesia without exceeding the stay period of 60 (sixty) each time you enter/every visit. And this type of visa cannot be extended and cannot be converted into a work visa.

Requirements for applying for a business visa?

Main Document Category – Single Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index B211A

  1. Letter of application and guarantee (for corporations signed by the board of directors / commissioners / leaders) on staff;
  2. Passport cover;
  3. Bio data page min. 6 months or travel document min. 12 months;
  4. Return ticket or through ticket (continue travel);
  5. Saving account book guarantee / foreigners (min balance equivalent of usd 10,000 for company), min. Last 3 months or (min balance equivalent of usd 2,000 for a foreigner), min. Last 3 months;
  6. Colored photos;
  7. Approval letter of the minister of law and human rights regarding the imposition of zero rupiah rate, (if any);

Additional document categories during pandemic

  1. Evidence of receiving the complete dosage covid-19 vaccine;
  2. Proof of ownership of health insurance/travel insurance including health financing, and/or statement of willing to pay independently;
  3. Statement of willing to comply with all applicable health protocols in Indonesia;

Main Document Category – Multiple Entry – Visit Visa for business purposes Index D212

  1. Letter of application and guarantee (for corporations signed by the board of directors / commissioners / leaders) on staff;
  2. Passport cover;
  3. Bio data page min. 18 months;
  4. Return ticket or through ticket (continue travel);
  5. Saving account book guarantee / foreigners (min balance equivalent of usd 10,000 for company), min. Last 3 months or (min balance equivalent of usd 2,000 for a foreigner), min. Last 3 months;
  6. Colored photos;
  7. Approval letter of the minister of law and human rights regarding the imposition of zero rupiah rate, (if any);

Types of activities that foreigners can do for holders of a visit visa – for business purposes

  1. Government visits;
  2. Business meetings;
  3. Purchasing goods/products;
  4. Training or study for a short duration;
  5. Collaboration in foreign marketing for Indonesia providing guidance, counselling and training;
  6. Visiting head office/branch offices in Indonesia;
  7. Journalistic reporting;
  8. Non-commercial film production;
  9. Business negotiation;
  10. Seminar, conference or lecture participation;
  11. International fairs and exhibition participation;
  12. Subsidiaries’ auditing, inspection or production quality control for up to one month;

which may not involve any technical work, or being employed by companies/organizations in Indonesia, or receive any payment/reward/wages while in Indonesia.

Types of activities that foreigners cannot do for holders of a visit visa – for business purposes

  1. Carry out work activities that are usually carried out by foreign and local (Indonesian) workers in a company or institution;
  2. Receive income/reward payment;
  3. Not exceeding the stay permit period;

Conclusion

A business visa can only be used for certain activities. Thus the information regarding the Visit Visa – Business Purpose, we convey about what activities can be carried out and the requirements for the Indonesian Business Visa application.

Hopefully this can help those of you who are confused about applying for an Indonesian business visa.

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