Bali Backpacker's Guide

VISA EXTENSION

There are several immigration office spread in Bali island. Better you choose the immigration office nearby of your hotel. Otherwise, they will turn you away. Here the three immigration office in Bali:

IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1 Renon, Denpasar)

IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1 Khusus, Jimbaran, Badung)

IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 2 Singaraja, Buleleng)

IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Ngurah Rai Airport)

*) Since February 2016 Immigration office at Ngurah Rai airport closed and moved to Jimbaran office.

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN DENPASAR
(Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1, Renon, Denpasar):
Jl. D.I Pandjaitan No.3, Dangin Puri Kelod
Denpasar Timur, Bali 80235.

MAP:

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN DENPASAR

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HOW TO GET TO THE ‘DENPASAR’ OFFICE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Sudirman halte/bus stop, and then take a walk to the office. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ngurah Rai Stadium – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kamboja’ or ‘Surapati’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in Sudirman 2 halte/bus stop.
Then, take a walk to the Immigration office.

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the ‘Matahari Terbit 1’ Shelter/Halte.
Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Pesanggaran Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in Sudirman.
Then,  take a walk to the Immigration office.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Pesanggaran Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in Sudirman.
Then,  take a walk to the Immigration office.

*) There is no direct public transport to get there. If you use public transport, you will waste your time because the feeder bus not really sure when it will arrive.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this office and use google map as your navigator. Otherwise, you can use online scooter taxi such as Go-jek or Grab bike. Their price is make sense.

 

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN JIMBARAN
(Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1 Khusus, Jimbaran)
Jl. Perum Taman Jimbaran Asri No.1, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Jimbaran, Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361.

MAP:

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN JIMBARAN

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*) You can take the cold mineral water. It’s free.

PHOTO ROOM:

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*) After your queue number announced, you will take photo in this room. It’s in the left side.

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*) You can pick up your passport in this room. It’s in the right side.

RESTROOM IN JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION OFFICE

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*) It’s dry and clean restroom. It’s your standard.

HOW TO GET TO THE ‘JIMBARAN’ OFFICE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Sudirman halte/bus stop, and then take a walk to the office. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ngurah Rai Stadium – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kamboja’ or ‘Surapati’ or ‘Sudirman’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 1 – Stop in Jimbaran 1 halte/bus stop.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Taman Griya 1 Shelter/Halte.
Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the ‘Taman Griya 1’ Shelter/Halte.
Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Taman Griya 1 Shelter/Halte.
Then,  take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Taman Griya 1 Shelter/Halte.
Then,  take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

*) There is no direct public transport to get there. If you use public transport, you will waste your time because the feeder bus not really sure when it will arrive.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this office and use google map as your navigator. Otherwise, you can use online scooter taxi such as Go-jek or Grab bike. Their price is make sense.

 

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN SINGARAJA
Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 2 Singaraja, Buleleng:
Jl. Seririt, Desa Pemaron, Singaraja, Pemaron, Kec. Buleleng, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81119, Indonesia

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE ‘SINGARAJA’ OFFICE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Sudirman halte/bus stop, and then take a walk to the office. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach Ubung bus station – Then, find minibus from Denpasar to Singaraja,
Stop in Singaraja bus station – Then, take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From UBUD :
please to reach ? Bus Station – Then, find ? Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take ? – Stop in the ? Shelter/Halte.
Then, take a walk or take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find minibus to Ubung bus station.
please take minibus from Denpasar to Singaraja – Stop in Singaraja bus station.
Then, take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please find minibus to Ubung bus station – Stop in the Ubung bus station.
please take minibus from Denpasar to Singaraja – Stop in Singaraja bus station.
Then, take a taxi scooter (Go-jek or Grab bike) to the Immigration office.

*) There is no direct public transport to get there. If you use public transport, you will waste your time because the feeder bus not really sure when it will arrive.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this office and use google map as your navigator. Otherwise, you can use online scooter taxi such as Go-jek or Grab bike. Their price is make sense.

 

WHEN THE OFFICE IS OPEN?

OPENING HOURS:
Monday – Thursday (8.00 AM – 3.00 PM)
Friday (9.00 AM – 3.00 PM)

*) Saturday & Sunday: Closed
**) 12.00 AM – 1.00 PM (Break for lunch).
***) Make sure that your visit are not  on Indonesian holiday
****) There are specific time for specific service. Make sure your visit in the right time. Here the specific time for specific services:

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 8.00 AM – 12.00 PM.
TAKING PHOTO: 8.00 AM – 11.00 AM.
PICK UP PASSPORT: 2.00 PM – 3.00 PM.

HOW IS THE PROCEDURE?

BRING DOCUMENTS:
Passport
Copy of Passport
Copy of Indonesian Visa (Make sure stamp date is visible)
Exit ticket (Flight ticket)
Copy of Exit ticket
Application for visa extension form (Officer will give the form with the pink folder to you)
IDR 355.000 (about USD $26) as fee for extension
Your sponsor (local people) for extent Cultural-Social Visa

QUEUE TICKET MACHINE

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HOW IS THE PROCESS GOING?

FLOW PROCESS:

1st VISIT:
1. Arrive with all documents on 8.00 AM.
2. Take visa extension form (pink folder) in the front desk.
3. Fill the form by black ink pen and put inside all documents.
4. Take the queue number to wait in the queueing.
5. Wait for your number to be called.
6. Your number called, meet the officer and they will hold on your passport for a few days.
7. Officer will give you a receipt and will tell you to come back in 3-4 days (scheduled).

2nd VISIT:
1. After 3-4 days, arrive earlier at the office, maybe around 7.30 AM.
2. Give your receipt to Counter 2 or 3 and they will ask you to have a seat.
3. Wait for your name to be called or announced.
4. Your name called (blinking number on the display).
5. Officer will give the queue number to wait the calling in the photo room.
6. Wait for your number to be called.
7. Your number called (blinking number on the display),
8. Go to the photo room and take your photo and fingerprints.
9. Press queue number C for Bank billing
10. Officer will give you another receipt and will tell you to come back in a week (scheduled).
11. Go to the nearby Bank.
12. Then pay IDR 355.000 (about USD $26).
13. Next week you can take your Passport with new visa.

3rd VISIT:
1. After 1 week, arrive on the Immigration office on 2.00 PM.
2. Go to the specific place for pick up passport.
3. Give the receipt to the officer.
4. Take your passport with new visa.
5. Check it before you leave.

Done.

THE REQUIREMENT & FLOW PROCESS

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*) Welcome to the Indonesian ‘bureaucrazy’. It wasting your time and long process just to extent your Visa. Indonesian government should improve their services to make effective and efficient bureaucracy.

**) It will take 3 times visit the Immigration office and take 2 weeks to get your passport with new visa.

***) In Yogyakarta city, Java island it will take 5-7 days only. That’s why many travelers extent the visa in Jogja city. You can check the info here.

HOW TO CONTACT?

PHONE:
(+62361) 227828 Renon, Denpasar.

+62 361 9351038 Nusa Dua.

+62 361 9351011 Ngurah Rai Airport

+62 362 32174 Singaraja, Buleleng.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:

denpasar.imigrasi.go.id

www.ngurahrai.imigrasi.go.id

imigrasi-singaraja.com

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