The Visa On Arrival Scene in Bali – All you need to know.

Bali is a famous place and there are many that would like to visit there.

What happens when you visit Bali and why should I extend my visa?

Well, you could go and see for yourself why people are extending their visa in Bali or check out this blog to prepare your mind for what is to come.

The VOA (Visa on Arrival) has consistently been the most used visa to enter Indonesia over the past decade or so. It is only in this decade that Bali has become ultra-famous and visited by people from all over the world.

There are two kinds of Visa on Arrival in Bali as of now.

Visa on Arrival (free) –

This visa can be obtained by doing nothing but carrying your passport. The officials at the airport will ask you how long you intend to stay and you should say 30 days or less and show proof of a return ticket. However, in case you intend to extend your stay, or don’t know how long you will stay, you will be in a fix because this visa lets you stay only 30 days and cannot be extended.

The citizens of a few countries are eligible to avail this facility:

ALBANIAGUATEMALAPHILIPPINES
ALGERIAGUYANAPOLAND
ANDORRAHAITIPORTUGAL
ANGOLAHONDURASPUERTO RICO
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDAHONG KONGQATAR
ARGENTINAHUNGARYROMANIA
ARMENIAICELANDRUSSIA
AUSTRALIAINDIARWANDA
AUSTRIAIRELANDSAMOA
AZERBAIJANITALYSAN MARINO
BAHAMASJAMAICASAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
BAHRAINJAPANSAUDI ARABIA
BANGLADESHJORDANSENEGAL
BARBADOSKAZAKHSTANSERBIA
BELARUSKENYASEYCHELLES
BELGIUMKIRIBATISINGAPORE
BELIZEKUWAITSLOVAKIA
BENINKYRGYZTANSLOVENIA
BHUTANLAOSSOLOMON ISLAND
BOLIVIALATVIASOUTH AFRICA
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINALEBANONSOUTH KOREA
BOTSWANALESOTHOSPAIN
BRAZILLIECHTENSTEINSRI LANKA
BRUNEILITHUANIAST KITTS AND NEVIS
BULGARIALUXEMBOURGST LUCIA
BURKINA FASO MACAUST VINCENT AND GRENADINES
BURUNDIMACEDONIASURINAME
CAMBODIAMADAGASCARSWAZILAND
CANADAMALAWISWEDEN
CAPE VERDEMALAYSIASWITZERLAND
CHADMALDIVESTAIWAN
CHILEMALITAJIKISTAN
CHINAMALTATANZANIA
COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICAMARSHALL ISLANDSTHAILAND

COMOROSMAURITANIATIMOR-LESTE
COSTA RICAMAURITIUSTOGO
COTE D’IVOIREMEXICOTONGA
CROATIAMOLDOVATRINIDAD & TOBAGO
CUBAMONACOTUNISIA
CYPRUSMONGOLIATURKEY
CZECH REPUBLICMOROCCOTURKMENISTAN
DENMARKMOZAMBIQUETUVALU
DOMINICAN REPUBLICMYANMARUGANDA
ECUADORNAMIBIAUKRAINE
EGYPTNAURUUAE
EL SALVADORNEPALU.K.
ESTONIANETHERLANDSUNITED STATES
FINLANDNICARAGUAUZBEKISTAN
FRANCENORWAYVANUATU
GABONOMANVATICAN CITY
GAMBIAPALAUVENEZUELA
GEORGIAPALESTINEVIETNAM
GERMANYPANAMAZAMBIA
GHANAPAPA NEW GUINEAZIMBABWE
GREECEPARAGUAYGRENADA
PERU

Visa on Arrival (extendable) –

This visa is payable. The cost to you is USD 35. The process to extend your visa is given below.

What benefit do you get for paying?

You could just enter free. Well, this visa is for people that intend to stay there for 60 days or less. This visa is similar to the FREE visa, and you have the same permissions as a tourist, but with the added option of being able to extend your stay after 30 days for another 30 days. Extending is allowed only once and this visa cannot be extended multiple times.

The total cost of the renewal is USD 70 and it is best done through an agent (give the locals a chance to earn). The cost breakdown is as follows:

Immigration fee = IDR 800,000 + IDR 350,000 (Visa Agent fee) = IDR 1,150,000 = USD 70.

The process to extend your visa is very simple:

  • Get in touch with the agent (email- visa@baliguide.com )
  • Meet agent and hand over passport
  • Pay the immigration and service fee (USD 70)
  • Agent will let you know when to come to the immigration office.
  • Meet the agent at the office and collect your visa in 3hrs.

THE CITIZENS OF THESE COUNTRIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS VISA:

Algeria, Arab. Emirates (UAE), Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Span, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Timor Leste, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom (UK), United States (USA).

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