New Indonesian visa regulations were introduced in 2004, effective from February 1st, 2004.
There are currently three different visas available for tourists visiting Indonesia:
Free Visa on Arrival
Upon arrival in Indonesia and presentation of a passport with at least 6 months validity remaining, citizens from the following countries are eligible for a free 30-day staying permit: Brunei Darussalam, Singapore , Thailand , Malaysia , The Philippines, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Chile , Peru , Morocco and Vietnam .
Purchased Visa on Arrival
Upon arrival in Bali and presentation of a passport with at least 6 months validity, citizens from the following countries can purchase either a 3 or 30-day non-extendable staying permit; Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America.
The approximate charge for a 3-day visa is US$10 and a 30-day visa is US$25.
Citizens from countries not mentioned above must apply for a visa prior to arriving in Indonesia .
Tourists from any country wishing to stay in Indonesia for over 30 days must apply for a visa prior to arrival.
This information is correct at the time of publication, for a more current and further information; please check with your local Indonesian Embassy.