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Immigration Update: Indonesia


Additional Requirements for Telex Approval Application Single Entry and Multiple Entry Business Visa

05 December, 2016

The Indonesian government has recently released additional requirements for Telex approval application to obtain Single and Multiple Entry Business Visa at Indonesian Embassy/Consulate abroad. This is applicable to foreign business travellers to Indonesia.

Existing Requirements

  1. Minimum passport validity must be 18 months from the submission date.
  2. Return or onward flight ticket for the first entry to Indonesia (flight booking itinerary will be sufficient).
  3. Sponsor Letter issued by Sponsor Company in Indonesia.

Additional Requirements

  1. Sponsor Letter should be signed by Director level only and must state at least 3 reasons of visiting Indonesia. Previously, the sponsor letter can be signed by Manager level.
  2. Visit itinerary to Indonesia stating business activities for 1 year (Tentative date will be sufficient) – This is applicable for Multiple Entry Business Visa only.
  3. Previous copy of Single Entry Visit Visa (Visa Sticker) – Not Visa on Arrival or Visa Free. This is applicable for Multiple Entry Business Visa only.
  4. Company Bank Statement (recent 3 months) of Indonesian Sponsor Company and balance of account should not be less than USD1,500 or equivalent.

The processing time for Telex approval applications above will take approximately 5 – 7 working days and it will be based on quota per day which is set by the Immigration authorities (600 applications per day).


  1. Multiple Entry Business Visa can only be applied once the applicant had obtained the Single Entry Business Visa before. For first time applicant, only Single Entry Business Visa can be granted.
  2. Foreign business travellers need to plan their travel schedule ahead as expedite service will not be available.
  3. Sponsor Company in Indonesia needs to prepare sponsor letter signed by Director level and recent 3 months of Company Bank Statement with balance of account of minimum USD1,500.
  4. Once the quota for Telex approval applications have reached the maximum on that day, application can only be made on the following day.

Should you have any questions, please contact any of the following:

June Mok
Group Immigration Manager – Asia
Santa Fe Group Relocation Services
Tel: +603 7805 4322

Jane Teng
Operations Manager Immigration Services – Asia
Santa Fe Group Relocation Services
Tel: +86 (21) 6233 9700 ext. 232

Muhammad Zaki Mubarak
Immigration Services Manager – Indonesia
Santa Fe Relocation Services
Tel: (+6221) 2961 2990


Australian Immigration Contact Details

Ivan Chait
Immigration Services General Manager
Registered Migration Agent No. 9253612
Tel : +61 2 9262 4477

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