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Bali Tourism Association Calls On Government To Scrap Visa On Arrival Fees

The Bali Tourism Association is calling on the local government and immigration departments to scrap the relatively newly introduced fees for the 30-day tourist visa on arrival. While the visa on arrival used to be free for many countries, including for some of Bali’s most regular visitors from Australia, the U.S., and the UK, in …

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Bali Airport Confirms Development Of Cashless System For Visa Payments

The Indonesian Immigration Department has confirmed plans to roll out a cashless payment system for visas on arrival at all international airports, including Bali. As directed by President Joko Widodo, the Immigration Department is working in partnership with the Department of Finance to ensure that all international arrivals into the country can pay for their …

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Minster Says Visa On Arrival Is Increasing Visitor Numbers To Bali

Speaking at his weekly press conference in Jakarta, the Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Sandiaga Uno, told reporters that the visa-on-arrival program is helping to improve visitor numbers.  Minister Uno explained to reporters that the visa-on-arrival policy directly influences the number of tourists visiting Indonesia as a whole, specifically Bali. He explained, ‘According …

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Tanzanian Model And Her Toddler Deported From Bali After Overstaying 2 Years

A 29-year-old Tanzania woman has been deported to Bulgaria following a complex overstay in Bali. The Tanzanian model, known to the press by her initials GPN arrived in Bali on a 30-day tourist visa on arrival in February 2020. She extended the 30-day visa for another 30 days, as is permitted. During this 30-day extension …

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Indonesia Adds 12 More Countries To Visa On Arrival Program Making It Easier To Visit Bali

The Central Government of Indonesia has announced that it will be adding twelve more countries to the visa on arrival program as of the 30th of May 2022.  On the 3rd May 2022, the Central Government of Indonesia expanded the visa on arrival program to include sixty countries. This was the biggest shift in Covid-19 …

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Bali Tourism Association Calls On Government To Expand Visa On Arrival Program To 198 Countries

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bali have confirmed that they will be submitting a proposal to the central government of Indonesia requesting that the visa on arrival program is extended to include all 198 of the world’s recognized countries.  In a bold move, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bali, also commonly referred in …

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Bali Visa On Arrival Program Adds 17 More Countries

In perhaps the most significant update for international travel to Bali since the reopening of Ngurah Rai airport in February, the Visa on Arrival program for Indonesia has been resumed in full. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk, confirmed that the central government has resumed the VOA program for a …

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Bali Tourism Association Objects To Government’s Plan To Raise Visa On Arrival Fees

The Indonesian Tourism Industry Association has objected to the government’s plan to increase the tariff of the visa on arrival program for international travelers. The Head of the Indonesian Tourism Industry Association, IB Agung Partha Adnyana, confirmed that all the tourism stakeholders in Bali have decided to object to the plan to increase the visa …

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Bali Resumes Visa On Arrival For An Additional 19 Countries

The central government has announced that Bali airport’s visa on arrival program will be resumed for another 19 different countries. The Tourism Minister, Sandiaga Salahudin Uno, confirmed that the central government would resume the visa on arrival program to international travelers from 42 select countries by Tuesday (22/3). “In accordance with the President’s instruction, the …

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Bali Visa On Arrival Will Still Cost $35 USD Per Travelers

An official from the Immigration Office has announced that the government did not change the requirements of the visa on arrival program for international travelers. The Public Relations Sub-coordinator of the Immigration Office, Achmad Nur Saleh, confirmed that the central government decided to leave the requirements for the visa on arrival program unchanged. The requirements …

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Bali Tourism Sector Asks The Government To Resume Visa On Arrival Policy

The Bali tourism sector is asking the central government to resume the VoA policy to help the tourism industry. The President of Indonesia Tour, Wayan Suena, stated that the reopening of Bali Airport to international flights and foreign visitors wouldn’t have a significant impact on the dying tourism sector in Bali. He suggested that the …

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