Indonesia’s Minister of Law and Human Rights has issued a decree concerning the temporary suspension of visa-free visits for countries, governments of special administrative regions of a country and certain entities (Number M.Hh-01.Gr.01.07 Of 2023).
The Appendix of the Decree of the Minister of Law and Human Rights Number: M.HH-01.GR.01.07 YEAR 2023 dated June 07, 2023 lists 159 countries and jurisdictions affected by the decree.
Indonesia Expat are reporting that the decision, stated in the decree aims to address concerns related to public order disruptions and the potential transmission of diseases from countries not certified as disease-free by the World Health Organization (WHO). As a result, the number of policy recipients has been reset.
According to Achmad Nur Saleh, the Sub-coordinator of Public Relations of the Directorate General of Immigration, currently, only 10-countries are exempt from the visa requirement, which are the ASEAN member countries of Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam. Visitors from these countries can stay in Indonesia for up to 30-days with a valid passport and a confirmed departure ticket, say Indonesia Expat.
Source: Minister of Law and Human Rights, Indonesia Expat