BREAKING NEWS : More Visa Free Entry and Exit points through Batam, Bintan and Karimun
By Ministerial Regulation no. 22 of 2015 dated 2 September 2015, Minister for Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia, Yasonna H. Laoly has added a number of Entry and Exit points in the Riau Islands where Immigration Officials may issue Free Visa as per Presidential Regulations No. 69 of 2015.
Added to the list are seaports in Batam : Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Marina Teluk Senimba and Citra Tri Tunas, on Bintan are Bandar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, and in the Karimun Islands :Tanjung Balai Karimun port.
Meanwhile, the port of Tanjung Uban on Bintan Island which was previously designated Entry Point for Free Visa is herewith cancelled.
Therefore , starting today, Friday, 4 September 2015, airports and seaports that are given authority to provide Visa Free facilities to specified nationals, and are integrated in the Immigration Information Management System , are the following:
Visa Free for 15 countries and Special Administrative Regions:
- Brunei Darussalam
- Hongkong SAR (Special Administrative Region)
- Macao SAR (Special Administrative Region)
30 others extended Free Tourist Visa only:
- The People’s Republic of China
- Republic of Korea
- United States of America
- New Zealand
- The United Kingdom (U.K.)
- The Netherlands
- Czech Republic
- United Arab Emirates
- South Africa