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19 More Countries Proposed for Visa-on-Arrival

If Approved, New Countries would Bring to 71 the Number of Nationalities Eligible to Purchase Visas on Arrival in Indonesia.

(1/13/2007) The Indonesian Department of Culture and Tourism has recommended to the Department of Justice and Human Rights that the nationals of 19 countries be added to the list of 52 nations already eligible to obtain a visa-on-arrival (VOA) upon landing in the Country.

Currently citizens from 52 countries holding a passport with at least six month's remaining validity can pay US$10 for a 7-day VOA or US$25 for a 30-day VOA upon entering Indonesia. [See: Indonesia's Visa Policy]

Although a Jakarta-based Department of Tourism official refused to disclose the names of the 19 countries recommended for the VOA facility, the Indonesian-language Bisnis Indonesia said the following countries are currently under consideration:

1. Algeria

2. Bahamas

3. Fiji

4. Kazakztan

5. Latvia

6. Lebanon

7. Libya

8. Lithuania

9. Panama

10. Romania

11. Paraguay

12. Slovenia

13.Slovakia

14. Syria

15. Turkey

16. Tunisia

17. Uruguay

18. Venezuela

19. Jordan

Tourism Targets for 2007

The 19 new counties awaiting approval by the Department of Justice for inclusion in the VOA list are part of the Governments plan to achieve 5.5 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2007.