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Understanding the Visa Regulations for Volunteers in Indonesia

Fabio Andretti

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Overview of Indonesia Visa Types

Indonesia offers various types of visas for different purposes, including tourism, business, education, and volunteering.

For volunteers, the most relevant visa was the social/cultural visa (Index 211). But, from 2024, there is a new visa dedicated to volunteer purposes, which is Visa C6B.  This visa allows foreigners to stay in Indonesia for up to 180 days and engage in voluntary activities.

Other types of visas, such as the Tourist Visa or Business Visa, may not be suitable for volunteers as they have shorter durations and restrictions on voluntary work.

Before applying for a volunteer visa, it’s crucial to understand the specific visa requirements and application process.

Specific Visa Requirements for Volunteers

To obtain a volunteer Visa C6B for volunteering purposes, applicants need to meet certain requirements:

  • A sponsorship or invitation letter from an Indonesian organization or institution that will be hosting the volunteer.
  • A valid passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Recently taken photograph.
  • A bank statement to prove you have enough funds to travel to Indonesia. It should be a minimum of 2000 USD.

It’s advisable to contact the Indonesian visa agency in Bali, like FABIO VISA, for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding visa requirements.

Application Process for Volunteer Visas

The application process for a Visa C6B for volunteering in Indonesia usually involves the following steps:

  • Contact the Fabio Visa Agency in Bali via email or WhatsApp. They will explain everything necessary to guarantee a smooth and successful visa application
  • You will send the required documents, and Fabio will submit your volunteer visa application as a guarantor.
  • Fabio Visa Agency will send your approved Visa C6B straight to your email address. You don’t need to take extra steps. All you need to do is prepare for your trip and let Fabio handle the visa work for you.

It’s important to start the visa application process well in advance to allow for any unexpected delays or additional document requirements.

Important Considerations for Volunteers

Before volunteering in Indonesia, there are a few important considerations to keep in mind:

  • Research and choose a reputable organization or institution to volunteer with. Ensure that they have a clear mission, established projects, and a positive track record.
  • Understand the local customs, culture, and language to effectively communicate and integrate into the community.
  • Be aware of the visa limitations and restrictions. The Volunteer Visa C6B does not permit paid employment or long-term stays in Indonesia.
  • Take necessary health and safety precautions, such as getting vaccinations and obtaining travel insurance that covers medical emergencies.
  • Once in Indonesia, maintain a good relationship with the hosting organization and adhere to their guidelines and expectations.
  • Respect the local laws and regulations, and always abide by them during your volunteer work in Indonesia.

By considering these important factors, volunteers can have a rewarding and meaningful experience while contributing to the local community.

Tips for a Smooth Volunteer Visa Experience

Here are some tips to ensure a smooth volunteer visa experience in Indonesia:

  • Search for a volunteer project that suits your passion.
  • Start the visa application process well in advance to avoid any last-minute complications or delays.
  • Provide a good scan copy of the requirements.
  • The bank statement must have your full name, the print date of the statement, and the last balance of at least 2000 USD.
  • Send us a good and proper photograph. Don’t underestimate this.
  • Communicate with the visa agency to clarify any doubts or questions regarding the visa requirements.
  • Stay organized by keeping copies of all the submitted documents and important contact information.
  • Be patient during the visa processing period, and refrain from making any travel arrangements until the visa is approved.

By following these tips, volunteers can streamline the visa process and focus on making a positive impact during their volunteer work in Indonesia.

Free visa consultancy 

Fabio Andretti

Fabio Andretti is a Visa Indonesia Expert and the owner of FABIO VISA AGENCY in Bali. His experience and knowledge is always a big help for his clients worldwide.
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