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Diplomatic and Service Visa


Monday to Thursday:  9:30 to 12:00pm
and 2:00 to 4:00pm
Friday: 9:30 to 12:00pm

Please contact the Consular Services by email:

The Government to the Republic of Indonesia is pleased to announce that as of 28 March 2016, Canadian Government Officials holding a Diplomatic and Special passport will be exempt from obtaining a visa prior to travel for a stay of less than 30 days. For more information, please contact the Consular Services.

The visa regulation remains the same for short and long term visit to Indonesia longer than 30 days.

NEW Visa request for the purpose of POSTING , FIELD WORK , TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT, FAMILY VISIT for more than 30 days will require an authorization. The process can take  2- 3 weeks and  for Military or Field work posting can take 30 – 40 days.

NEW Please also allow 24 hours to complete the issuance of the visa once the authorization is received at the Embassy.


Submitting by hand : all supporting documents must be in an envelop.

Submitting by courier company: enclose a return way-bill/envelop completed in full. Please do not submit your passport by Canada Post.


  1. Original Passport, the visa is only issued in a Passport valid for more than 6 months from the intended length of stay . Visa will not be issued to damaged passports.
  2. A Diplomatic Note must indicate the purpose of visit, length of stay and the name of the Indonesian Government.
  3. NEW Military purpose of travel ; a letter of invitation  from the Indonesia Institute for Military purpose of visit, or a letter from the Indonesian Military is requried.
  4. NEW RCMP/POLICE  purpose of travel; a letter from the Indonesian National Police  is required .
  5. Visa Application (F004-2015-Eng) please complete the visa form in full by computer.
  6. 2 (two) recent photographs taken in the last 3 months, (passport format high gloss) See photograph specification
  7. Non- Canadian will need to provide a copy of their stay status in Canada.
  8. Copy of round trip flight ticket / itinerary (including the Canadian departure).
  9. NEW For posting mission, a tentative airline ticket is acceptable.

To avoid any inconveniences and delays with the visa request, please make sure that all documents are submitted accordingly to the above visa requirements and the visa application form is completed in full.

Other Information


Important Notice:

There are two regions in Indonesia: Poso, and Papua the applicant could not visit without special permission and approval. The Applicant who wishes to enter the restricted regions must obtain special authorization from Indonesian authorities. This rule also applies to those who work in these regions, e.g. Freeport employees. Visitors who enter these regions without permission are subject to arrest and detention and will be prosecuted according to Indonesian law.

When To Submit a Visa Request

To avoid any inconvenience, it is recommended for the applicant to submit the visa request no later than 7 (seven) days prior to departure and not more than 30 days prior to leaving Canada . To avoid any delay, please make sure that all supported documents are submitted. It is advisable to check with the Consular Services at the Embassy if you do not receive your returned passport within 10 (ten)days after submitting it to the Embassy.

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