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Procedure to get an approval (Calling Visa) from the Indonesia Immigration Head Office

CALLING VISA is for countries that require an authorization prior to applying for a visa or for applying for a Limited Stay Visa.  If you have a Travel Document you must also obtain an authorization from Indonesian Immigration.

Countries that require Immigration approval (Calling Visa) are the following:

Afghanistan, Guinea, Israel, North Korea, Cameroon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia

Please note that holders of Israel passports must contact the Embassy of Indonesia in Singapore to obtain an Affidavit.

The other applicants must submit all visa requirements for a Visit Visa to the  Embassy/Consular Affairs. The Embassy will request by fax the Calling Visa through the Indonesia Immigration Head Office.  If the applicant has a contact in Indonesia, this contact can apply for the applicant online at:  Once the authorization is received, the applicant can apply for a Visit Visa at the Embassy.  There is no guarantee that you will obtain an Authorization.

Applicant that requires a Clearing House Calling Visa:

Applicant must contact their Indonesian Sponsor to assist with requesting the Clearing House Calling Visa from the  Immigration Head Office.

Procedure for the Limited Stay Visa

To get the authorization, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Applicant must have a sponsor in Indonesia, either an organization or a company,
  2. Sponsor can apply online at:
  3. The sponsor must have: a photocopy of applicant’s passport, supporting letter from the  sponsor and 3 photographs from the applicant. Other documents may be required and determined by the Immigration authority.

The Immigration Head Office will send by fax or email the approval to the Indonesian sponsor and also to the Embassy in Ottawa.
The applicant cannot directly submit the request to the Immigration Office in Jakarta.

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  • Last updated: Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 2:33 pm UTC
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