A Limited stay visa is typically intended for those who wish to stay in Indonesia for a longer duration for certain purposes other than leisure. Find out if you should apply for a Limited stay visa.
You should apply for a Limited stay visa if you are planning to come to Indonesia for a longer period to:
- Invest in a venture/industry
- Conduct research
- Reunite with a family member residing in Indonesia
- Regain Indonesian citizenship
Reuniting with a family member
Reuniting with a family member residing in Indonesia means that you join a husband or parent who is a foreign national (non-Indonesian) and has a limited stay permit, permanent stay permit or is an Indonesian national. A child rejoining their parent(s) must be under the age of 18.
Retiring in Indonesia
Senior foreign citizens (older than the age of 55) from a select number of countries can be granted a Limited stay visa valid for up to 1 (one) year, which can be extended for a maximum of 5 (five) times, each time with a renewal period of 1 (one) year. After this term, a conversion into a permanent stay visa is possible. Foreign citizens from only the following countries are eligible for one such visa:
- Great Britain
- The Netherlands
- The Phillipines
- New Zealand
Also note the supporting documents if you are applying for this visa.