What type of visa do I need?

You will be applying for a Limited Stay, Single Entry Visa for Indonesia.

How do I apply for the visa?

You can apply for the Limited Stay, Single Entry visa online here.

What documents will I need to collect in order to apply for the visa?

  • A listed of required documents will be sent to you by your Visa and Compliance Specialist.
    *You will also need to contact your consulate for a finalized list of requirements.

Requirements may vary between consulates. Additional documents may be required. Do not begin the visa process until you are notified by AFS.

When do I apply for the visa?

If you must apply in-person for your visa, you should be present at the consulate 2-4 weeks before your departure with your passport and required documents. If you are permitted to apply via mail, please send all of the required documents one month before departure.

How much will the visa cost?

The visa processing fee is currently between $45-$150 USD (varies between consulates). Confirm the fee with your consulate.

Are any of these costs covered in my AFS program fee?

No, your program fee does not cover any of the costs related to obtaining your passport or visa.

Can I travel before the start of my program?

AFS recommends that you do not plan any travel outside of the United States during the two months prior to your departure. Obtaining a visa takes time and your passport is usually required for this. Should you choose to travel within the two months before the start of your program and not allow enough time to procure your visa, you may jeopardize your travel arrangements.