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Obtaining a Visa/KITAS

There are a number of instructions in obtaining important papers.

  1. Make sure a passport is valid throughout the duration of the stay
  2. Please have a passport ready before applying for the visa

A. Visa / Stay Permit Arrangement

  1. Students are expected to apply a Socio Cultural Visit Visa to the Indonesian Embassy from the country of origin, which is valid for about 30-60 days
  2. The Visa extension and Stay Permit can be proceeded through the Immigration Office in Semarang (Jl. Siliwangi No. 50 Semarang)
  3. Upon the arrival in Semarang, students have to to the nearest police station to get a reporting card (Surat Tanda Melapor)) within 7 days of arrival
  4. Afterwards, students are expected to apply for the the changing status of their documents (changing Visa into Stay Permit/KITAS) in an Immigration Office.

B. Stay Permit Documents (KITAS – Kartu Ijin Tinggal Sementara, POA/Blue Book) KITAS is obtained from the Immigration Office Klas I Semarang (Jl. Siliwangi No. 50 Semarang) The documents needed to obtain a KITAS are :

  1. A letter to Ka. Kantor Imigrasi Klas I Semarang – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s)
  2. A letter of guarantee (Surat Sponsor) signed on a “meterai” stamp – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s) You can request a letter of guarantee and a copy of the ID card of the sponsor from the International Office of Soegijapranata Catholic Unviersity
  3. Original and copy of passport, and related documents
  4. A filled out form of Perdim 24, 26 and 27 (a form from the immigration office – free)
  5. Photo on a red background sized 3×4 (4 sheets) and 2×3 (2 sheets) KITAS procedure will take appoximately 3 months Fee: 1 (one) year KITAS : IDR 700.000* 2 (two) year KITAS : IDR 1.200.000* If under certain circumstances the KITAS is not yet ready, a VISA EXTENSION will need to be processed (check your visa expiration date)

* prices are subject to change each year or per arrangement

C. Visa Extension

VISA EXTENSION is processed in the Immigration Office Klas I Semarang (Jl. Siliwangi No. 50 Semarang). For a visa extention, the documents needed are:

  1. A letter to to Ka. Kantor Imigrasi Klas I Semarang – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s)
  2. A letter of guarantee (Surat Sponsor) signed on a “meterai” – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s)
  3. A copy of the sponsor’s ID Card
  4. Original and copy of passport
  5. A filled out form of Perdim 23 and 27 (the form is obtained fromthe immigration office – free)
  6. Photo sized 3×4 with a red background (4 sheets)
    VISA EXTENSION will take appoximately 1-2 weeks to process
    Visa can be extended into 4 times (valid @ 30 days)
    VISA EXTENSION should be applied at least 14 days before the expiry date of the visa
    IMPORTANT: an overstay will be charged at IDR 250.000*/day.

* prices are subject to change each year or per arrangement

D. Self Report Letter – Surat Keterangan Lapor Diri (SKLD)

All KITAS holder should register their existence in Indonesia to POLDA. After this, students should proceed with a Reporting card (Surat Keterangan Lapor Diri). The documents needed to process it are:

  1. A letter to Kapolda Jawa Tengah (Up. Kadit Intelpam Polda Jateng, Kabag POA – Jl. Pahlawan No. 01 Semarang)
  2. Copy of pasport
  3. Copy of KITAS
  4. Copy of Blue Book/BPOA (Buku Pengawasan Orang Asing)
  5. Finger print card (obtained from the nearest Police Station/ Polres where the university resides)
  6. Photo on a red background, sized 3×4 (3 sheets)
    SKLD procedure will take approximately 3 months to process
    SKLD should be extended every year

 

E. Exit Permit Only (EPO)

KITAS holder is encouraged to have an Exit Permit Only (EPO) to leave Indonesia for good. The documents needed to process for an EPO are :

  1. A letter to to Ka. Kantor Imigrasi Klas I Semarang – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s)
  2. A letter of guarantee (Surat Sponsor) signed on a “meterai” – acknowledged by Soegijapranata Catholic University (Rector/Vice Rector-s)
  3. Copy of sponsor’s ID Card
  4. Original and copy of passport
  5. Original and copy of KITAS
  6. Original and copy of Blue Book/BPOA (Buku Pengawasan Orang Asing)
  7. Copy of airline tickets
    EPO procedure will take approximately 1 week to process
    EPO should be applied at least 14 days before the departure
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