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VISA EXTENSION

BALI VISA EXTENSION

– All Details to Know About Visa Extension in Bali –

There are several immigration office spread in Bali island:

1. IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1 Renon, Denpasar)

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

3. IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 2 Singaraja, Buleleng)

4. IMMIGRATION OFFICE (Kantor Imigrasi Ngurah Rai Airport)

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

**) Better you choose the immigration office nearby of your hotel or stay. Otherwise, they will turn you away.

WHERE ARE BALI IMMIGRATION OFFICE LOCATED?

1. IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN DENPASAR

Kantor Imigrasi Kelas 1, Renon, Denpasar:
Jl. D.I Pandjaitan No.3, Dangin Puri Kelod, Denpasar Timur, Bali 80235.

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN DENPASAR

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MAP OF DENPASAR IMMIGRATION OFFICE:

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN DENPASAR

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HOW TO GET TO DENPASAR IMMIGRATION 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 take Micro/Mini Bus at Ubud – Stop at Batubulan Micro/Mini bus station,
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 DENPASAR

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WHAT AREA ARE COVERED BY DENPASAR IMMIGRATION OFFICE?

COVERAGE AREA:

  • Denpasar City
  • Bangli regency
  • Tabanan regency
  • Klungkung regency
  • Gianyar regency
  • Badung regency:
    – Mengwi subdistrict
    – Abiansemal subdistrict
    – Petang subdistrict

*) Make sure your stay or hotel located in those area. Otherwise, they will turn you away and ask you to visit other Immigration office that covered your stay.

2. 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.

IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN JIMBARAN

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MAP OF JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION OFFICE:

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.

HOW TO GET TO JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION 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.

RESTROOM IN JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION OFFICE

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*) It’s dry and clean restroom. It’s your standard, not local.

WHAT AREA ARE COVERED BY JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION OFFICE?

COVERAGE AREA:

  • North Kuta
  • Kuta
  • South Kuta

3. IMMIGRATION OFFICE IN SINGARAJA

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

MAP OF SINGARAJA IMMIGRATION OFFICE:

HOW TO GET TO SINGARAJA IMMIGRATION 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.

WHAT AREA ARE COVERED BY SINGARAJA IMMIGRATION OFFICE?

COVERAGE AREA:

  • Buleleng regency
  • Karangasem regency
  • Jembrana regency

WHAT TIME BALI IMMIGRATION OFFICE OPERATE?

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.

*) Update information: Due to Indonesian public holiday, all the Immigration office in Indonesia will be closed on June 1st-9th, 2019.

QUEUE TICKET MACHINE

*) Please, complete the requirements before taking queue number. Here all the requirements:

HOW THE PROCEDURE TO EXTEND BALI VISA?

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 Visa

*) Visa on Arrival (VOA) no need a ‘sponsor’.

***) Update Visa extension fee: Since May 3rd, 2019 the Visa on Arrival (VOA) extension fee and Social Cultural Visa extension fee lifted up to IDR 500K or about USD 35.

BALI VISA EXTENSION FEE 2019

HOW IS THE VISA EXTENSION PROCESS GOING?

FLOW PROCESS:

JIMBARAN IMMIGRATION OFFICE:

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 queuing.
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 or Mobile Postal Service nearby (in front of the immigration building).
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 about 7-14 days 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.

****) I found a different flow process between Jimbaran immigration office and Denpasar immigration office. Here the flow process at Denpasar immigration office:

DENPASAR IMMIGRATION OFFICE:

1st VISIT:
1. Arrive with all documents on 8.00 AM.
2. Take the queue number to wait in the queuing.
3. Wait for your number to be called.
4. Your number called, meet the officer at Counter 1 or 2.
5. Take visa extension form (pink folder) from the officer at Counter.
6. Fill the form by black ink pen and put inside all documents.
7. Officer will give you a receipt and will tell you to come back in 4-6 days (scheduled).
8. Go to Mobile Postal Service nearby (in front of the immigration building), pay the bill and take the proof of payment.

2nd VISIT:
1. Go direct to Counter 4 (Reporting for photo).
2. Give your receipt and proove of payment at Counter 4.
3. The Officer will give you a queue number for photo fingerprints scanning.
4. Wait for your number to be called or announced.
5. Your name called (blinking number on the display).
6. Go to the Photo Room 1, 2 or 3 for photo and fingerprints scanning.
7. Take your photo and fingerprints.
8. Officer will give you another receipt and will tell you to come back in the next three days (scheduled).
9. Next week you can take your Passport with new visa.
10.

3rd VISIT:
1. After 3 days, arrive on the Immigration office on 1.00 PM.
2. Go direct to Counter 4 (Document retrieval).
3. Give the receipt to the officer.
4. Have a seat and wait your name to be called or announced.
5. Your name called, meet the officer at Counter 4 (Document retrieval).
6. Take your passport with new visa.
7. Write some information on the book.
8. Check your passport before you leave.

Done.

THE TICKET (QUEUE) NUMBER

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INVOICE PAPER

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MOBILE POSTAL SERVICE

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*) You don’t have to go to the Bank for payment. Just go to Mobile postal service, it’s located in front of the Immigration office.

HOW TO CONTACT BALI IMMIGRATION OFFICE?

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

WHAT ARE THE VISITOR MANNERS AT BALI IMMIGRATION OFFICE?

VISITOR MANNERS:
1. Wearing polite dress and long pants. It means your shoulders and knees should be covered.
2. No bikini.
3. Wearing the shoes, not slippers.
4. No barefoot.
5. No smoking.
6. No alcohol.
7. No public display of affection.
8. No pets allowed.

IMMIGRATION VISITOR MANNERS

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*) Update info: Since May 2019 Indonesia Visa overstay fine rise sharply from IDR 350K per day to IDR 1M (Million) per day. It refer to Indonesian Government Regulation: PP Nomor 28 Tahun 2019. Make sure you quit Bali before your Visa expired. Otherwise, they will charge you so so expensive.

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  1. Elena Selezneva

    Thanks for details how extend visa. Very useful site. It helps me a lot. It is not easy to get so full and true information in one place.

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