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Do I Need COVID-19 Booster Vaccination To Enter Bali?

There are a lot of rumours circulating that as of 18th July 2022 it is necessary to have received a booster of the COVID-19 vaccination. These rumours are not correct.

You can read the current regulations here in Indonesian or here in unofficial English translation. These state that it is still only necessary to have received your second vaccination at least 14 days prior to travel. The Indonesian government has not updated their policy on what counts as fully vaccinated so it is still two shots of Moderna or Astrazenica or one shot of the single dose vaccines such as Johnson & Johnson.

How to travel to Bali in 2022

There are a number of ways you can now enjoy a holiday, extended travel or work in Bali.

For any other questions, please get in touch.

how to do your first bali visa extension b211 voa visa on arrival KITAS

The first time you do your Bali visa extension you will need to go to immigration to have your fingerprints and photograph taken. This applies to people with the following visas:

Which Indonesian visas are possible to extend?

How long are tourist visas valid before I need to do a visa extension in Bali?

The Bali tourist visas are initially valid for:

  • Visa on Arrival (VOA) - 30 days

  • B211 - Onshore Social Visa & Onshore Tourist Visa - 30 days

  • B211 - Offshore Business Visa & Offshore Tourist Visa - 60 days

  • B211 - Onshore Business Visa - 60 days

How long before expiry do I need to start the Bali visa extension process?

For those with B211a, B211b and VOA you will need to give us your passport and fee 7 days before your visa expires.

To extend a KITAS you will need to go for fingerprints and photos when the KITAS has already been applied for so it is late in the process and we will let you know with at least 1 week's notice when you need to go.

Do I have to got for fingerprints and photographs for every extension?

No. You only need to visit immigration so they can take your fingerprints and photograph the first time you extend your visa. For future extensions you just need to give your passport and the fee to our agents in the Visa Agency Bali Berawa office and we will process the extension entirely for you.

What is the price of a Bali tourist visa extension?

The extension for B211a & B211b onshore and offshore visas is 60 days and the price is IDR 2,750,000.

The extension for Visa on Arrival (VOA) is 30 days and the price is IDR 850,000.

How many extensions can I get?

For the B211 visas you can get the 60 day extension twice. For the VOA you can get the 30 day extension once.

When will I need to go to Bali immigration for fingerprinting?

We will tell you the appointment time to visit immigration. It is usually 7 days after you submit your passport to us for the extension. It will be at Jimbaran or Denpasar immigration office depending on your address in Bali, and we will inform you which office to go to. If you have plans to travel around Indonesia or the island of Bali please let us know so we can make the appointment on the appropriate day.

What are the steps for fingerprinting at Bali immigration?

Before your appointment, we will send you your billing by WhatsApp. Please bring this with you and take the following steps:

  1. Arrive at the Immigration office we told you of 10 minutes before your appointment time

  2. Go to the Customer Service counter and show your billing, you will get a queue number

  3. Wait until your number or your name is called by the officer and come to the fingerprint room

  4. Have your photo and fingerprints taken and give your queue number to the officer who will stamp and sign it

  5. Take a picture of your stamp and signed queue number and send it to us via WhatsApp

  6. When you have had your fingerprints taken, you can leave the Immigration office and we will text you when your visa extension is done.

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How long does a Bali visa extension take?

From start to finish the process is usually around 2 weeks. 1 week prior to fingerprinting and then 1 week until you will get your passport back. If you need it faster we can do express service for an additional IDR 1,000,000. If you need to travel around Indonesia it is possible with another form of official ID and a photocopy of your passport.

How do I apply for a visa for Bali?


Any questions we've not covered? Get in touch to ask.

offshore b211 visa for bali - june update

If you would like to travel to Indonesia you will need to obtain an offshore B211 visa before you arrive. This is unless you:

If neither of these applies to you, we can obtain your B211 visa with the following:

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1. Colour photocopy of your passport

b211a visa application bali passport full page eg
Example of photo 2, passport information page photo.

We will need photocopies of the key pages of your passport. This can also be a well-taken photo, rather than a photocopy.

We need a picture clearly showing:

  1. the front & back cover of your passport (open your passport and place inside pages facing down so the image shows the front and back cover in one)

  2. the page with your key information on it (photo, name, DOB, passport number, etc.)


2. Photo

A formal passport-style photo.


3. Flight booking

We need details of your return flight booking.

We suggest you book your flight at least 14 days from when you have sent us all your documents and the fee (so we will have everything ready to submit your visa application.) We suggest you make a flexible booking.

You will also need a return or onward flight booking showing you intend to leave Indonesia within 180 days of arriving. This can just be a booking, it doesn’t need to be a paid for ticket. It can be to any country.


4. Bank statement

Showing you have sufficient funds for your stay in Indonesia.


5. A Covid-19 vaccination certificate (completed doses) OR a letter from your doctor;

Needs to be a full-dose vaccine. If you cannot take the vaccine we need a letter from your doctor stating the medical reason why you cannot have the vaccine.


6. Health insurance or Travel insurance

You will need to get appropriate health or travel insurance to cover your stay in Indonesia and ensure the policies cover COVID and at least USD 25,000 medical expenses. The easiest provider we have found is Safety Wing.

For the visa application process, we will need to know the name of your insurance provider and your policy number.


7. Declaration letter and statement

We have drafted a declaration for you that you simply need to fill in your details, sign and send us a copy of. You can download the letter here.

If you are our client, use the following details:

Name of sponsor in Indonesia: PT. Indosarana Bali Wisata
Address of sponsor in Indonesia: Jl. Gurita I no. 26 C Pedungan Denpasar


offshore visa for bali bank details8. Our Fee

The easiest way to send our fee is by using Transferwise with the following details:

Email: info@visaagencybali.com



Account No. 7700642334


BANK’S ADDRESS : Jl. Raya Kerobokan No.8, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

The fee is IDR 3,750,000 for standard processing, which takes 7-10 business days.

We also offer express processing if you need your visa in 3 business days, which is IDR 5,500,000. 

If Transferwise is not an option for you, get in touch so we can find another means.

We need to receive the entire fee before we make your visa application.


The B211 Visa Application Process

1. Send all these documents to info@visaagencybali.com. Include your full name in the subject line of the email.

2. Send the fee using the details in the section above.

3. Once we have checked everything we will be able to make the application. Bear in mind Indonesia timezone is GMT + 8 so it may be nighttime when you contact us.

4. Once your application is sent, your visa should arrive by email in 7-10 business days (unless you have paid for one of our express options)

5. We have not had any applications rejected before, so you can be confident in receiving your visa.


Documents Required to Enter Indonesia in 2022 with B211 Visit Visa

Please print out or bring the original versions of the documents detailed below and have them with you when you travel:

1. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine

This needs to be in English as well as the language of the country you got it in, if that is not English. If you cannot take the vaccine we need a letter from your doctor stating the medical reason why you cannot have the vaccine.

2. Onwards flight

Like before COVID, many airlines will check you have an onward flight when checking you in, to ensure you don’t overstay your visa. These don’t have to be a return ticket, just one showing a journey outside of Indonesia. Make sure it is within 180 days of your landing in Indonesia. It may be fitting for you to get a flexible or refundable ticket.

3. Health insurance or Travel insurance

From your visa application.

4. Download and fill in your details with the PeduliLingi app

You will need to have downloaded the app and fill in the details of your journey ready to show the QR code to Indonesia immigration in Jakarta. Find more details here.

Process of arriving in Bali as a tourist in 2022 with the B211 visa

Once you arrive in Bali you will have your temperature checked. If it is below 37.5 you can continue to the immigration counters for inspection of immigration and customs documents to enter Bali, Indonesia.

If your temperature is above 37.5 you will need to take a PT-PCR test.

Key Facts about the B211 Visa

The initial visa validity is 60 days.

You can then extend the visa 2 x for 60 days each time, so the maximum visa validity is 180 days (these days include the day you land and leave.)

Each extension needs to be applied for at least 7 business days before your visa validity expires and costs IDR 2,750,000 per extension.

If you leave Indonesia before your visa is expired, your visa will be voided and you will have to get a new one if you wish to return to Indonesia.

For the first extension, you will need to go to the immigration office to get fingerprinted and photographed. We have an agent at the office who will meet you and guide you through the process quickly.

After the first extension, all you will need to do is give us your passport and we will manage your future extensions for you.

You cannot work in Indonesia using this visa. If you would like to know more about living and working in Indonesia, do get in touch and we’ll talk you through the options.


Have we answered your questions about the B211 visa?

Do feel free to ask us more! You can do so by sending an email to info@visaagencybali.com or a WhatsApp message to +62 813 3827 7350 for guidance in English or +62 812 3617 8788 for Bahasa Indonesia.

b211 bali visa new regulations 11 may 2022

On 11th May 2022 Indonesia immigration updated the regulations for the B211 Visit Visa.

The changes apply to all B211 visas, whether B211a or B211b, no matter what date they were issued.

You can read the new regulations in Bahasa Indonesia here or the unofficial English translation here.

About the B211 Visa for Bali, Indonesia

The B211 Visit Visa is often referred to as the Business Visa when purchased offshore, or the Social Visa when purchased onshore. It is a single entry eVisa delivered online, so there is no need for you to visit the consulate or embassy to get it. The B211 Visit Visa becomes void when you leave Indonesia.

B211 Visa Length & Extensions

The new regulation states the initial validity of the B211 visa for Bali is 60 days for both onshore and offshore applications. It is possible to extend the visa a maximum of 2 x and each extension is 60 days. So the maximum validity possible for the visa is 180 days.

Alternatively, the regulations state it is now possible to get a 180 day B211 Visit Visa that you do not need to extend. At the end of 180 days, you cannot extend it, you must buy a new visa. However, we are still waiting for the application system to update to allow this option.

B211 Visa Prices

The B211 Visit Visa is IDR 3,750,000 for both offshore and onshore applications with the visa delivered in 7-10 working days.

If you need express service the prices are as follows:

1 day: IDR 3,750,000 + IDR 7,000,000
2 days: IDR 3,750,000 + IDR 5,000,000
3 days: IDR 3,750,000 + IDR 2,000,000

Each 60 day extension costs IDR 2,750,000.

Ready to apply?

Find out about the application process in this post.

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