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  1. M

    Power of attorney / Will.

    Hi guy's, anyone had any experience of trying to do this here in Bali. Getting older so trying to put a few things in place. We all feel like we'll live forever but at the end of the day you never know what's round the corner. Just been trying to do the POA for accounts in Australia and it's a...
  2. K

    Mental Health Wuestion

    Can/ Do a person with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia, reside in Bali? How would they be treated if they suffered a psychotic episode or became unstable. Would they be welcome at clinic/ hospital for treatment? or would they be locked up somewhere horrible. Would they be allowed to fly...
  3. spicyayam

    NZ man missing in Bali

    I wonder how someone can just go missing in Bali. Kiwi man missing in Bali after Tinder date a fortnight ago
  4. C

    SosBud Visit Visa extensions

    Hello. Currently doing research about how to spend a year or two in Bali and have found that the SosBud visa would be an option. Don't understand why do people have to waste time every month to go to the office (or multiple times with a week between), but I guess that's how inefficient and...
  5. K

    Spouse sponsored kitas and return ticket

    This is the first time I'll be returning to Indonesia with a spouse sponsored kitas. My kitas is valid for 1 year, do I need to show a ticket out of the country before that date or is there no need for that with a kitas?
  6. spicyayam

    Movie set in Laos: River

    I just watched this movie and thought it might be of interest: River (2015) - IMDb It is set in Laos, which is one reason I liked it as it brought back memories of travelling there. It was also a good reminder how a situation fuelled by alcohol can easily get out of control, and SE Asia is not...
  7. M

    Holiday in Austria

    Hello! My friend is from Bali, Indonesia and he'd like to come to Austria. He was in Denmark last winter. The questions are now, does he has to make a new Schengenvisa for Austria, i read its lasting one year until it expires and you can visit this countries a few times. Or that you can...
  8. balinews

    French national shot dead by police for resisting arrest

    DENPASAR, INDONESIA (AFP) - Police on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali shot dead a French national on Monday (May 2) after he killed a policeman while resisting arrest, an official said. Amokrane Sabet, reported to be a mixed martial arts fighter, was known as a troublemaker in the area...
  9. C

    Social Visa Bangkok

    Just for anyones info, as of now, the Indo Embassy in Bangkok will not accept an application for a Social Visa without a valid return air ticket.
  10. I

    End of contract / EPO

    My current contract finishes this month & will not be extended by my current employer....but i have secured a new position. I understand i have to apply for EPO (exit permit only) & leave Indonesia....would MY current multiple entry visa allow me to return to Indonesia? This starts to become a...
  11. K

    VITAS singapore (how long does it take)?

    Hi guys, I need to book a trip to singapore for my VITAS and I'm not sure how long I need. The company that I use for my KITAS tells me I should get an agent in Singapore so it only takes 1 day. If I do it myself it would take about 4 days. Is this true or can I just go to the embassy...
  12. K

    Tourist visa instead of free entry

    Hi guys, I was wondering if it is possible to get a tourist visa when landing in Bali if you are a citizen from a country that is eligible for the free entry. And does this tourist visa still require a visit to denpasar to be extended or will it automatically be valid for 2 months...
  13. balinews

    Australia gets a new PM - Hope for better Australia/Indonesia relations

    Australia's beleaguered prime minister was ousted from power in an internal party ballot on Monday as the ruling conservative party attempts to win back a disenchanted public by replacing the nation's polarizing, gaffe-prone leader with his more moderate rival. Prime Minister Tony Abbott lost...
  14. M

    Want to refuse free entry and instead just pay for VOA, possible?

    I could get a free entry to Bali, but I prefer to pay for a VOA, because VOA is extendable for an other month. Can this be done? I know obtaining a 60 days tourist visa at the IN Embassy is also a possibility.*** Thanks a lot. *** Not all embassies btw. Just read that a 60 days Tourist Visa...
  15. SHoggard

    Getting Business Visa in Singapore

    Time has come when Airport Immigration are looking a little too closely at my multiple VOA stickers & I should probably apply for a Multiple Entry 6 month visa. Any advice on what's the process for applying in Singapore - agents etc. Can they find a 'sponsor' company... I can find a...
  16. Markit

    Timor Calling...

    Since it looks like there will be direct flight to Dili starting September is there any information out there re visa runs/extensions from the Indo embassy there? balidiscovery.com: Bali News: Dili Daily from Bali
  17. balinews

    Execution dates announced for drug traffickers

    The end has come for the Bali nine organisers and others on death row in Indonesia who have been told they will be executed on Tuesday night. Karim Utomo, a lawyer for one of the Nigerian prisoners facing the firing squad, said Andrew Chan was strong after being notified of his execution on...
  18. spicyayam

    New rules for social visas in KL

    Just saw this on Facebook and thought I would share: Credit to Rolly Visa for the info: Visa For Bali | Rolly
  19. kiteman

    Visa Application changes from Oz to Indonesia

    I guess this may be common knowledge...... but it wasn't to me. Last year I had Oz friends with the 2 month Tourist Visa who had no problem extending for a 3rd month. I was at that time on a SosBud visa and met another Aussie at my hotel who was about to live permanently in Bali who also...
  20. M


    Hi to Adam and all of interest, Returned from Leste two days ago and found it an interesting destination. My impression was of certainly a developing country w/o many advantages found in Bali, but the people were pleasant and not in your face aggressive. There is a crime problem apparent in...