Indonesia Visa for Bangladeshi Citizens: Your Comprehensive Guide
Indonesia is a stunning destination that attracts travelers from around the world. If you're a Bangladeshi citizen looking to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of Indonesia, you're in the right place. In this article, we'll provide you with all the information you need to know about getting an Indonesia visa for Bangladeshi citizens.
Indonesia offers a range of visa options for travelers, and as a Bangladeshi citizen, it's essential to understand the requirements and processes involved. Here's a comprehensive guide to help you plan your trip to Indonesia smoothly.
Indonesia Visa for Bangladeshi Citizens
Types of Visas
There are many types of visas are available for Indonesia, such as tourists, Business, Student,and On Arrival Visa for Bangladeshi Passport holders. Obokash Travels provides consultancy support for sticker Tourist and Business visa only. Here is some brief about the common visa types:
If you plan to visit Indonesia for Vacation and exploration, a tourist visa is your best choice. It allows you to stay in Indonesia for up to 30 days, with the possibility of extending it for another 30 days.
If your purpose for visiting Indonesia is business-related, consider applying for a business visa. This visa type is ideal for attending meetings, conferences, or exploring business opportunities in the country.
A social visa is suitable for those visiting friends or family in Indonesia. It grants you a stay of up to 60 days, extendable for up to four times, making it a flexible option for longer visits.
If you plan to study in Indonesia, you'll need this visa.
Visa on Arrival (VoA):
As a Bangladeshi citizen, you can obtain a Visa on Arrival (VoA) at at certain Indonesian airports and seaports.This visa allows you to stay for up to 30 days and is extendable once for another 30 days.
Note : For Bangladeshi Passport holders, Indonesia's visit is on arrival visa close until further notice.
Step-by-Step Application Process
One can get a sticker from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia before traveling for the purpose of tourist/business. The applicant does not need to be physically present during visa application submission. For details you may visit Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia .
1. Visa Application Form
Fill out the visa application form carefully and accurately. Ensure all information matches your passport details.
2. Gather Required Documents
Collect all necessary documents, including photographs, proof of funds, a return plane ticket and hotel reservations.
3. Submit Your Application
Applicant or his/her appointed travel agent can submit the application at the Consular Service Counter at the Embassy of Indonesia in Dhaka. Ensure you have all required documents and the visa fee. Application must be submitted between Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 A.M – 12.30 P.M except on public holidays. Please make an appointment through email address: email@example.com
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
Road No: 53, Plot No: 14, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Tel: (+880)258812260, 9881640-1
Fax: (+880)28825391, 8810993
Office Hour: 09.00 to 17.00; Sunday to Thursday
File Submit: 10:00 AM – 12.30 PM
Passport and Document Collection: 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM
The visa fees vary depending on the type of visa and the duration of your stay. Make sure to check the latest fee schedule before applying.
- Visa Fee: TK.10,500 Normal (8 working days)
TK.15,500 Express (3 working days)
- Obokash Travels Service Charge: TK 3,000/- per applicant.
5. Visa Processing
The processing time may vary, but typically, it takes around 5 to 7 working days. Be patient while your application is being reviewed.
6. Visa Approval
Once your visa is approved, you will receive a visa sticker on your passport. Double-check the information for accuracy.
7. Travel to Indonesia
With your visa in hand, you are ready to embark on your journey to Indonesia. Ensure you meet the visa's conditions during your stay.
Note: Without Batam city, you can travel Indonesia through tourist visa, but for Batam city you need a Business visa/family visit visa or Singapore visa.
If you wish to extend your stay in Indonesia, it's essential to apply for an extension before your initial visa expires. You can extend a tourist visa and some other types for another 30 days, while a social visa can be extended for up to four times, each time for 30 days.
Indonesia enforces strict penalties for overstaying your visa. Ensure you leave the country before your visa expires to avoid any legal complications or fines.
Embassy Required Documents:
- Duly filled Application form and signed by the applicant (if the applicant is a minor, the form must be signed by both parents or its legal guardian)
- Current passport (minimum validity for 06 months until the planned date of return and minimum two blank pages and unmarked visa pages) with all old passports. If the immediate previous passport is lost then a G.D (English) copy for that passport is required.
- Current passport (minimum validity for 06 months until the planned date of return and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp) with all old passports.
- Two recent color 04x06 cm size photographs with the White background but no cap and no sunglasses. Please note: the photo should not more than 03 months old and should not be used in any of the previous visas. The applicant’s ear must be visible in his/her photo.
- Travel insurance which includes health financing or a statement letter on consent to pay medical expenses.
- Statement Letter to comply the Covid-19 protocol
- Proof of complete dose of Covid-19 vaccination
- Marriage certificate or divorce certificate copy (as per religion). A death certificate copy requires for widows. Please note: If an applicant applies with family but his/ her name is not mentioned in the spouse's passport or vice versa then a marriage certificate copy is mandatory.
- For Non-Bangladeshi applicants: Bangladeshi Residence Permit valid at least 3 months beyond the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States.
- Visa request letter: Letter from applicant name, designation, Passport Number, purpose, and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses, etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer.
- For Business Person: Trade license (renewal) require for proprietorship, business agreement/deed copy for partnership and memorandum of the article, certificate of incorporation, form 12 for limited company; VAT, IRC, LC copy, Membership certificate (If any), 2 pcs business card.
- For Employee: Original no objection certificate / NOC letter (mentioning in English on official company paper with stamp, signature, and date, introducing the business person and mentioning: address, telephone, and fax numbers of the employing company; the name and position in the employing company of the countersigning officer; the name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service; approval for leave; confirmation of position after return); pay slip / original salary statement; for official passport holders government order copy, original note verbal copy & 2 pcs visiting card.
- Company cover letter (for a business visit): Letter from the employer in English on official company paper with seal, signature, and date, introducing the business person and mentioning: address, telephone, and fax numbers of the employing company; the name and position in the employing company of the countersigning officer; the name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service; approval for absence; confirmation of position after return; the person or entity who will bear travel and living costs during the visit.
- For Retired Person: Retirement documents.
- For Student: Student ID copy, original school leave letter/ permission of absence mentioned full address, telephone number, name, and function of the person granting permission. If school trips then the purpose, the duration, and the destination must be mentioned in the letter of the school.
- Last 03 months original bank solvency & statement (both company & personal) with bank seal and signature.Minimum transaction & Balance USD$2000 per person.
- Air Ticket Booking copy: Return airline ticket booking with Passenger Registration Number or Reservation Number.
- Hotel Booking Copy: Hotel Confirmation or any other documents proving accommodation for the whole period of stay.
Overseas Documentsfor Business Visit:
- A letter of invitation from the host organization in Indonesia Conference registration details.
- Invitation letter from the sponsor in Indonesia (for Business/Social-Culture Single Entry, Limited Stay and Multiple Entry Visas).
- Obokash Travels provides consultancy service only, doesn’t provide any guaranty for visas.
- File processing for visas will start only after receiving all necessary documents.
- Processing time, requirements, and fees are subject to change by the Embassy without any prior notice.
- The embassy reserves all the rights to ask for any additional document other than the above-mentioned checklist.
- All Bangla documents must be translated into English and notarized.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I apply for an Indonesia visa online?
Ans: No, as a Bangladeshi citizen, you must apply for an Indonesia visa in person at the Indonesian Embassy or Consulate.
Q: How long does it take to process an Indonesia visa?
Ans: The processing time may vary, but it typically takes a few working days. It's best to apply well before your planned travel date.
Q: Do I need a return ticket to apply for a visa?
Ans: Yes, a return ticket is one of the required documents for the visa application.
Q: Can I work in Indonesia with a tourist visa?
Ans: No, you cannot work in Indonesia with a tourist visa. If you plan to work, you need to apply for a work visa.
Q: Is it possible to get a visa extension for a social visa?
Ans: Yes, a social visa can be extended for up to 180 days in total.
Q: Are there any health requirements for the visa application?
Ans: Currently, Indonesia does not have specific health requirements for Bangladeshi citizens, but it's advisable to check for any updates before applying.
Obtaining an Indonesia visa as a Bangladeshi citizen is a straightforward process when you are well-prepared. By following the outlined steps and fullfill the requirements, you can enjoy your visit to this stunning country without any complications. Whether you plan to explore its natural beauty, visit friends and family, or engage in business activities, Indonesia has much to offer. So, pack your bags and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald of the Equator!
Now that you have a detailed understanding of the Indonesia visa for Bangladeshi citizens, you can plan your trip with confidence. Remember to check the latest requirements and stay updated on any changes in visa policies. Enjoy your journey to Indonesia and make the most of this captivating destination.
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|Local Time||:||GMT +7/+9|
|Exchange Rate||:||0.0060 Bangladeshi Taka|
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* Ques: How many countries should I visit before applying for this country ?
Ans: Although there is no restrictions regarding country visits but we recommend you to at least visit 2-3 countries before applying.
* Ques: How much balance should I have in my bank account?
Ans: There is no minimum or maximum limit for bank balance. However, there should be a consistency of you transactions. Your bank account must reflect that you have the ability to bear your travel cost and you have enough financial ties to return back to your country.
* Ques: My education qualification is low, can I apply for visa?
Ans: In case of tourist visas, there is not education qualification requirement. Anyone with any educational qualification may apply.
* Ques: My visa application has recently been refused. When will I be able to apply again?
Ans: There is no restriction or time limit on reapplication if anyone’s visa has been refused. However, we would recommend you to apply again at least after a certain period of time.
* Ques: Can you arrange invitation for me? Will it be beneficial for me if I get an invitation?
Ans: Not mandatory and we cannot arrange invitation for you. Invitation is only beneficial for an applicant, if it has been sent from his or her family members or close friend. In any other cases, having a hotel booking is enough to prove your accommodation arrangement during your stay in that respective country.
* Ques: If I apply along with my family, will the chances of my visa acceptance increase?
Ans: Although visa acceptance or refusal totally depends on applicant’s profile, applying with family may increase your chances in certain countries. For example: in case of Schengen or UK visa, applying along with family increases your visa acceptance chances. On the other hand, applying with family for Australia or Canada may decrease your chance of getting the visa.
* Ques: Do you provide any guaranty for visa?
Ans: No. We do not provide any guaranty for visa. Acceptance or refusal of any visa application will depend on applicant’s profile. However, we will prepare your file in a professional manner so that the embassy can get a clear reflection of your profile.