The Immigration Department has revised and updated the regulations for many Visas lately.

Travel Purpose in reference to a Business Type Visa for Indonesia

Travel Purpose for Business Travel

  • Carry out activities related to business, meetings, or purchase of goods including but not limited to checking goods at the office, factory, or production site of goods.
  • Discuss, negotiate, and/or sign business contracts.
  • Conducting activities related to tourism, and visiting friends or family.

Important: With a Business Type Visa you are NOT allowed to work or receive any payment in Indonesia with this Visa. It is not an employment permit.


Travelers who can get a Visa on Arrival (Simple Visit Visa for 30 days) can select the B2 Business Purpose when they apply.

Info on Visit Visa (Visa on Arrrival, VoA, eVoa – many names one Visa)

Travelers who need a 211A Visa to enter into Indonesia, can apply for the C2 type). This Visa is valid for 60 days and can be extended. Sponsor / Guarantor needed. Info and Visa Service Packages

If you travel with a business purpose and want to stay LONGER than 60 days, you have to get the 211A C2 Visa