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FAQ - Visa Processing


The information below is intended to serve as a comprehensive resource for the questions most commonly received.


              Visa Processing         



What visa will I use for performing the internship?

The legal correct visa for performing an internship in Indonesia is an Index 211 visa with the purpose of training.

This visa is valid for the duration of 6 executive months for internship purposes from the moment you

enter into the Indonesian territory. You will be invited by to perform the internship by the sponsor

organization in Indonesia. The sponsorship is arranged by Internship Jakarta.



What does a 'sponsorship' mean?

A sponsorship is an obligatory requirement for to performing an internship in Indonesia.

This means that the organization is responsible for your stay in Indonesia during your internship. This is accordance with the Indonesian immigration regulations.



Can I have take holidays with this visa?

This visa is officially for internship purposes, nevertheless it is no problem to have a holiday as well. Nevertheless, a permission from the company as sponsor is required. In case you have holidays for one month or longer, we strongly recommend you to re-enter the country by taking a short flight to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and return under a tourist visa (Visa On Arrival).



How long does the total visa process take?

We give you advice based on our experience, nevertheless processing time can vary depending on the country of where you want to pickup your visa at the embassy.


There are 2 stages in the processing prior to obtain the visa:

1. The sponsorship application and the approval at the Ministry of Immigration executed by us.

    (Averagely 1-2 weeks)

2. Upon approval from Immigration you will make a visit and bring documents along or submit the documents

    to the Indonesian embassy in your country. (max. 1.5 weeks)


We ask you to check the processing time at your embassy. Based on our experience this process will not take longer than a week. You are allowed to process your visa at any Indonesian embassy e in the world.  Internship Jakarta is fully dependent on decisions made by the Indonesian authorities, therefor we only advice based on our experience.



What documents I need to prepare?

You need to have a valid passport valid 18 months from the moment you enter Indonesia. Further you assure you have more than 6 blank pages in your passport left. 


In what stage can I book my ticket to Indonesia?

Upon approval of the ministry of immigration in Indonesia, our visa consultants will inform you immediately when you can book your ticket then. Number 1 is that you get approval first.



What could be reasons for immigration to reject a visa application?

- You ever made yourself ever guilty of Illegal practices or criminal activities in Indonesia

- You were ever rejected to enter Indonesia

- You were ever deported from Indonesia.

- You ever overstayed in Indonesia.

- You suffer a severe illness.

We ask you these questions in the interview. Please be informed that all information will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with any third party.



Do I need a return ticket?

The indonesian immigration and the embassy needs to know that you exit the country. That doesnt mean you would need a ticket to you home country, any ticket abroad is sufficient. This can be by showing the ferry or airplane ticket. You will need to show this ticket when you hand over the documents to the embassy and to the immigration officers by the time you arrive at the airport in Indonesia.



Are visa extensions needs?

That depends on how long you intend to stay in Indonesia. A 211 training visa allows you to stay maximum for the duration of 180 days {+/- 6 months). Nevertheless, you need to extend if you would like to stay for a period longer than 60 days . Our consultants will arrange that for you. First extension;  after 60 days (+/- 2 months) from entering the country.  You will be asked to join to the regional immigration office to make a passphoto. Four (4) subsequent extensions are possible every 30 days afterwards.  






                                                             VALIDITY 180 DAYS (+/- 6 MONTHS)






























Note: At the time you exit the country, this visa is no longer valid


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