What are the Visa Requirements for Cape Verde Citizens?

Enter into Indonesia / Bali with Cape Verdeans Passport

Cape Verdeans can apply for a B211 A Visit Visa and travel to Indonesia for tourism or business purpose. With a Cape Verdean passport you can not get a Visa on Arrival at the moment. Please check the FAQ below for further details on your options on how to get a B211A Visa, the costs and process.

FAQ 211A Visit Visa for Bali / Indonesia


You only need a 60day 211A Visa if...

It's easier to list the nationalities that can NOT apply at the moment:

But, due to pre-existing travel restrictions, nationals from following countries CAN NOT (at the moment) apply for visit e-visas for Indonesia, but have to contact directly their embassy outside of Indonesia:

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Guinea
  4. Israel
  5. Kosovo (not recognised)
  6. Liberia
  7. Nigeria
  8. North Korea
  9. Somalia

Yes, Indonesia recognises these travel documents. Visitors however need to apply for a 211A Visa, which bali.com can facilitate for you. Infos & Prices


  1. Titre de Voyage: This is a term often used, especially in French-speaking countries.

  2. Refugee Travel Document: Many countries use the term "Refugee Travel Document" to describe this type of travel document.

  3. Travel Document for Aliens: Some countries may use this more general term to describe the document for individuals who are not citizens.

  4. Convention Travel Document: This term is associated with the 1951 Refugee Convention, which established the legal status and rights of refugees. The Convention Travel Document is recognized under this agreement.

  5. Laissez-Passer: In some cases, the term "laissez-passer" is used, especially by international organizations. It essentially means "let pass" or "let travel" in French.

  6. Certificate of Identity: This term may be used in some countries or by certain organizations.

  7. Special Travel Document: Another generic term that can be used to describe a travel document for individuals with specific legal statuses.

  8. Asylum Travel Document: In some countries, this term is used to describe the document issued to those granted asylum.

  9. Document of Identity: Another term that may be used to describe a travel document for stateless individuals or refugees.

  10. Passport Substitute: Some countries may simply refer to it as a passport substitute or a document that serves the purpose of a passport for certain individuals.



The immigration regulations are always based on the passport that you are holding (nationality). Residency permits of other countries are not considered. 

You have 2 main options:

1. Online Application Service with Bali.com

You can apply online with bali.com, and we will facilitate and handle your application with our most reliable partner visa agent.

  • document verification service included
  • Application registration and verified upload into the immigration online system
  • Customer support

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2. On the Immigration Website (self-service)

If you apply on your own, only use the official immigration online application website.

(Price of Visa: IDR 1,500,000 - 2,000,000)


B211A Visit Visa

  • the Visa is valid for 60 days
  • Day of arrival and day of departure count as full days
  • it can be extended twice, each time 60 days, which gives you a total of 180 days max, that you can stay in Indonesia
  • To apply for another B211A Visa after you have extended the visa twice IS NOT possible anymore
  • Each extension needs to be processed via the agent or facilitator that provided the guarantor letter
  • Travellers who extend the Visa will get an appointnent arranged at the immigration office to take photo and fingerprints.
  • If you overstay your Visa you will have to pay a penalty of IDR 1mio per day!

Beside your personal contact details, these are the documents according to the immigration office regulations, that are currently to be provided for the application:

  1. The main requirements are as follows:
    1. National passport valid and valid for at least 6 (six) months, at least 12 (twelve) months if you intend to get an extension on your 211A Visa;
    2. Proof of funds / bank statement with minimum 2000USD, 
    3. Return ticket or onward ticket to continue the journey to another country
    4. Recent color photograph.
    5. depending on the type of Visa you might need in reference to the travel purpose, a guarantor letter, sponsor letter of a company or Indonesian entity might be necessary

File Requirements:

  • .JPEG format, or PDF
  • Colored
  • Size 100kb to 1MB max / document sheet
  1. Passport photos:
    • white background;
    • neatly dressed;
    • Photo taken within the last 3 months
  2. Document Requirements for uploads / scans:
    • No manipulation or editing;
    • There are no other images/objects visible in the required documents. Only the document itself


This Visa is a "Single Entry Visa" only. 

A 1 Year Multiple Entry Visa is now Available (Info and Application Service)

YES. This visa is forIndonesia and not just a region or specific island. Therefore any type of Visa (Visa on Arrival or 211A etc.) is valid for Indonesia and you can travel within Indonesia freely .

From the day the Visa is issued, you have 90 days to enter into Indonesia. If you arrive later, the Visa won't be valid anymore.

No, this is not possible.

A 211A Visa, that would allow you to stay for 60 days (and can be extended) needs to be applied for OFFSHORE, while you are outside of Indonesia.

Offshore means, you are applying for a visa while you are still OUTSIDE of Indonesia. Online Application Offshore

Onshore means, you are applying for a Visa while you are already INSIDE of Indonesia. 

Announcement: Based on the Regulation No. IMI-0186.GR.01.01 from 06/27/2023, the applications for ONSHORE visa has stopped effective 28. June.

A 1 Year Multiple Entry Visa is now Available (Info and Application Service)

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