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  1. C

    Searching for options to move to Bali for some time

    Hi. So decided to post something here, to maybe get some info. As I am (and have been) looking for some.. lets call it easy living.. ways to locate to Bali for a month or two (on and off sorta), I haven't really struck on a good deal yet. I'll give bit info what I'm interested. First, as I...
  2. Billt4SF

    Travel domestically with only a COPY of passport?

    According to the rules that Yani stated, I am supposed to give her my passport a week or so before my Sosbud visa renewal is due, so they can process it, etc. That's fine except that I'll be in Raja Ampat diving until one day before the visa runs out. Does anyone KNOW if you can travel...
  3. 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...
  4. T

    Does this plan stand up to scrutiny

    Hi, Reformed lurker here and first posting to a very useful forum. I appreciate all the information shared publically by the members. It has been helpful in planning for my imminent retirement to Bali. By way of background I lived before in Bali in the early 90s (Legian area) and have returned...
  5. I

    Business Visa - out and back in a day?

    I've got a multi-entry business visa which is valid valid for a year. The restrictions are that I cant stay in Indonesia for longer than 60 days at a time. Previously when I've exited I've always been away for several days before returning. As I don't have any business trips in the short term...
  6. klaatu

    VITAS from Darwin

    I have just submitted my application for VITAS at Darwin Indo Consulate..All i had to do was show them the receipt (or copy) of telex from Jakarta,fill in the form and give them a copy of my ticket to get out of Indonesia...No bank statements ,sponsorship letter or any thing..Have been told to...
  7. 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...
  8. N

    For those on a spouse sponsored KITAP or KITAS

    I have a question for those on a spouse sponsored KITAP/KITAS - what happens if your spouse dies before you? I know this is a morbid question, but what happens in such a situation? Does the visa become invalid? Can another family member sponsor you for KITAP? Can your child who has Indonesian...
  9. 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...
  10. S

    How I can get a police certificate?

    Hi folks, My wife and I lived in Bali for two years until June 2015, when we moved back to Canada. My wife would like to resume her consulting work with the Canadian government, but in order to do so she needs security clearance. And in order to get security clearance, she needs a...
  11. klaatu

    getting a sosial budaya visa at Darwin

    a 3 month BANK STATEMENT is required for SOSBUD visa application now (at Darwin anyway)..also they provide you with a printed sponsorship form that you just fill in a few details and your sponsor signs, if she is with you obviously. 2 photos fill out the application form and come back in a...
  12. 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...
  13. M

    Tourist Visa?

    How many times may an individual use a tourist visa in a calendar year? Let's assume a foreigner stays the maximum 60 days ( including 30 day extension) then leaves the country soon may he return, and for how long?
  14. 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
  15. 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...
  16. R

    Long Term Villa Rent & Utilities on SOSBUD Visa?

    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum, so apologies if this question has been posted before. I am in the process of getting my SOSBUD visa with the view to staying for 12months (renewing once in Singapore). With this visa, is it possible to rent a property and have my name on the utility bills...
  17. P

    Do I HAVE to leave the country for the SOSBUD?

    Hey y'all, I've got a visa run to Sing coming up but a friend here says I can change it to a SOSBUD without having to leave the country? Does that sound right to you? It struck me as slightly less than accurate... I came in early Feb on the 30-day tourist visa from US, extended early March...
  18. marklindsay

    ANZ bank, is it easy to open an Indo acc, if an Oz ANZ customer

    Has anyone any info about opening a Balinese ANZ account as an Australian ANZ customer , without a Kitas?
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    Nearly booted of the plane because of VOA not covering return date

    I have done a least dozen trips with Qatar Airways from Copenhagen to Bali. Every time my return date is past the 30 days that a Visa on Arrivial gives you. I have never had any problems. Just extend the VISA once in Bali and pay up the agent fee. Everyone is happy. This time I was flying with...
  20. R

    Social Visa extensions from East Bali

    Soon I'll be starting my first Sosial Budaya visa. I will be living in Amed and intend to extend the visa for the maximum period. I don't intend to use a Visa Agent and will go to the immigration office in Singaraja for these extensions. A few questions: 1. What is the fastest possible...