Citizens of 169 countries are lucky enough to be granted visa-free entry to Indonesia. Other nationalities and foreigners who want to stay more than 30 days must apply for a visa. With Cekindo as your visa agent in Bali, we are a reputable consulting company with three offices in Indonesia, you can be sure that your visa application will be processed in a fast and well-managed manner.

Bali Visa Sponsorship

A majority of visa applications, such as social visas and business visas, must be supported by a letter from an Indonesian individual or a local legal entity stating they will become your sponsor throughout your stay in Bali. As your visa application is in your sponsor’s hands, choosing a reliable person or company is a must.

Continue reading: Find the Right Visa Sponsor in Bali

Bali Visa Application Process

The procedures between applying for and obtaining your visa might take weeks and a lot of energy. Cekindo, as your visa agent in Bali, can secure all documents needed and apply on behalf of your company or you.

Continue reading: What are the Most Common Problems with Visa Agents in Bali?

Why Choose Cekindo As Your Visa Agent in Bali?

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Your business visa application is made easy and simple through Cekindo. Online application is available. All you have to do is providing the required documents.

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Through an online application, you will get your visa in less than 10 working days. You can also save a large sum of money by not having to visit the immigration office.

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Cekindo, as a legally registered entity in Indonesia, can act as your sponsor and provide you with a sponsorship letter.

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Cekindo has a team of visa experts that are ready to provide consultation and guidance regarding business visas as well as other visas and permits.

Bali Visa Requirements

There are several visa types that foreigners can choose from to enter Bali. Basically, the following criteria determine your visa type and requirements:

  • National Origin (according to your passport)
  • Purpose of visit
  • Length of stay

Overstaying a Visa in Bali

Serious consequences await when you overstay your visa in Bali. When it comes to visa validity and overstaying a visa, it is important to remember the 60-day rule. When you overstay for no more than 60 days, you will have to pay a significant amount of daily fine. Take note that since May 3, 2019, the daily fine of overstaying your visa has increased significantly to IDR 1,000,000 (USD 70).

Severe punishment applies when you overstay for more than 60 days. Other than fines, it is likely that you will have to face deportation, or even worse, you will be blacklisted.

Foreigners coming to Bali prefer to stay on the following visas:

Business Visa


Single entry or multiple entry visas enable their holders to come to Bali and attend conferences, meetings, or training. No work or other generating-profits activity is permitted.

Work Visa (KITAS)


Also known as a temporary stay permit or ITAS, it goes hand in hand with a work permit. A work visa as such does not allow you to work in Bali.

Retirement Visa


Residents of several countries are allowed to retire in Bali if they meet the government requirements.

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Branch Manager – Bali Office at InCorp Indonesia

Holding 11 years of experience in various roles, including project manager, operational manager, and corporate strategist, David Susandi is a prominent figure for many entrepreneurial organizations expanding in Indonesia.

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Disclaimer: The information is provided by PT. Cekindo Business International (“InCorp Indonesia/ we”) for general purpose only and we make no representations or warranties of any kind.

We do not act as an authorized government or non-government provider for official documents and services, which is issued by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia or its appointed officials.

We do not promote any official government document or services of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, including but not limited to, business identifiers, health and welfare assistance programs and benefits, unclaimed tax rebate, electronic travel visa and authorization, passports in this website.

Frequent Asked Questions

The sponsor must be a company for single and multiple-entry businesses and working visas. The sponsor company is the legal entity that invites you to a business meeting or the business you will be working for. Regarding social-cultural and retirement visas and KITAS & KITAP stay permits, the sponsor must either be an Indonesian legal entity or a citizen. If you need a visa sponsor, InCorp provides sponsorship via HR Outsourcing and manages payroll for your foreign employee.