Visa on Arrival (VOA) Extension


Indonesia’s Visa on Arrival (VOA) is a convenient option for tourists from eligible countries who want a short trip without applying for a visa in advance. If your plans change and you would like to extend your stay, the VOA can be extended once, allowing you additional time to explore Indonesia.

Who is eligible to extend a Visa on Arrival in Indonesia?

Citizens of countries included on Indonesia’s official VOA eligibility list can apply for an extension. To find the most up-to-date list, please visit the website of the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration ([invalid URL removed]).

How long will a Visa on Arrival extension be valid and how many times can it be extended?

A VOA extension grants an additional 30 days of stay in Indonesia. The VOA can only be extended once. This means your maximum stay with a VOA and its extension is 60 days.

The benefits of using Visa Agent in the process of Visa on Arrival Extension

Initially, you do not have to pay extra by avoiding the visa agent’s service fee. However, this process requires more effort and research on your part, which leads to more hidden costs.

Visa agents handle the application process, freeing you up to explore Indonesia. Their expertise can ensure a smooth application and prevent potential delays due to incorrect paperwork or unfamiliar procedures. This can give you peace of mind and avoid any complications during your extended stay.

Visa agents can answer your questions, address any concerns, and guide you through the entire process. This can be particularly helpful if you’re unfamiliar with Indonesian immigration regulations.

The Extension Process

Keep in mind that you need to apply for your extension at least seven days before your initial VOA expires. Visit your nearest Indonesian Immigration Office. Bring your passport, completed application form, proof of onward travel, and the extension fee.

Next, you may need to provide fingerprints and a photo. Once the extension is processed (usually a few days), return to the immigration office to collect your passport with the extended VOA.

Special Notes about Obtaining a Visa on Arrival Extension in Indonesia

The VOA extension cannot be further extended. If you plan to stay longer than 60 days, you’ll need to apply for a different visa type at the beginning of your trip. Indonesian Immigration is strict about tourist stays. 

The VOA and its extension are designed for tourism purposes only. Business or other activities require a different visa. Overstaying your Visa on Arrival can result in fines of IDR 1 million. 

How to Extend a Visa for Indonesia

  • To extend your Indonesia Visa, you can visit the official e-Visa portal at
  • Complete the online application form with your personal details and chosen visa type.
  • Submit the required documents electronically and proceed with the secure online payment.
  • Upon approval, your visa will typically be processed within 2-5 working days and sent to your email address electronically.

Or, if you are already in Indonesia, you can apply for a visa in person at a designated Immigration office.

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Our partner LetsMoveIndonesia can become your go-to for all your Indonesia visa needs. They offer experienced and professional visa specialists who provide efficient and reliable service to help expats in Indonesia with Immigration consultation, Legal Compliance and Real Estate inquiries.

They provide personalized assistance throughout the entire process, ensuring all expats are accommodated with updated information about their stay in Indonesia. Contact LetsMoveIndonesia today and ensure a smooth and hassle-free stay in Indonesia.


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