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This week the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration announced a huge new visa policy. Tourists and business people who regularly travel to Bali and across the Indonesian archipelago can now apply for a 5-year multiple-entry visa.  Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, was appointed to his post earlier this year and has quickly got …

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Bali lovers have just been awarded a huge win from Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration. Indonesia’s Ministry of Immigration has announced the launch of a 5-year multiple-entry visa for tourism and business activities. The huge move comes as part of Director General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, is on a mission to modernize the Indonesian immigration …

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When Indonesia’s borders reopened after the pandemic lockdown in February 2022, many Bali lovers were shocked to learn that the visa-free travel policy had been put on hold. Within a few months, the legislative changes necessary to completely scrap free travel for top tourists had been passed.  In June this year, the Indonesian Department of …

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The Bali Prosecutors Office has confirmed the arrest of five immigration officers at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. The five officers have been taken into police custody on suspicion of abusing the fast track system in place for foreign nationals who need additional support on arrival.  The five officers were arrested on Tuesday 14th …

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As Bali continues to battle against a small but significant number of badly behaved foreigners on the island, leaders are working on new approaches to tackle the problem. From a dedicated task force to a specialist helpline for concerned residents, there has been lots of progress. But the latest measure will certainly raise some questions.  …

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Indonesia’s Director General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, last week confirmed the launch of the new Golden Visa policy. The visa category will allow for high-worth individuals, independent investors, and corporate investors to obtain a 5-10-year residency status in the country. While many have praised the new visa as a progressive way to bring more foreign …

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Indonesia’s Director General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, has established a task force in Bali dedicated to cracking down on foreigners breaking the law and disrespecting local culture. The Bali Becik Task Force has been out on the beat for a little over a month and has been set targets to conduct one hundred immigration control …

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Indonesia’s Director General of Immigration, Silmy Karim, has confirmed the much-anticipated details of the new Golden Visa policy. The new visa category will allow investors, high-wealth individuals, and those wishing to start businesses in Bali and around the country to stay for 5-10 years.  Speaking from Jakarta, Director General Silmy Karim outlined the finer details …

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Immigration officials in Bali have revealed new data that shows how many foreigners have been deported from the island so far this year. The news comes as the tourism hotspot commits to cracking down on illegal and culturally disrespectful behavior by foreign visitors on the island.  The Bali Regional Office of the Ministry of Law …

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Indonesia is working to create huge changes within its immigration policy in order to promote foreign investment and attract international entrepreneurial and business talent. Bali, the country’s most famous destination, is already a home away from home for thousands of digital nomads and innovators. Ministers have now confirmed that the ‘golden visa’ will be available …

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Immigration officials in Bali have confirmed the deportation of more foreign tourists from the island. The Denpasar Immigration Office has announced the deportation of five foreigners from the Island of the Gods who were found to have broken the conditions of their visa and abused the law.  Late last month, Indonesia’s Director General of Immigration …

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Bali is known as one of the most picturesque and luxurious travel destinations in the world. Famous as it may be for its incredible culture and 5-star hospitality, officials are concerned that the amount of low-spending tourists are beginning to tarnish the island’s international reputation.  It is well known that Bali is a destination that …

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