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Topic: Getting a Social Visa
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Topic: Getting a Social Visa
Views: 1434 Replies: 9

By:

Joe

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Getting a Social Visa

What's the best way to get the 6 month Social Visa for Indo if you don't know anyone? Are there service porviders that can help w/requirements?



By:

Rick Novak

RE: Getting a Social Visa

Get a 2 month visa at any Indonesian embassy and then extend it when you get there.

By:

Rick Novak

RE: Getting a Social Visa

P.S.  This will NOT work with the standard one month "Visa upon arrival".



By:

S

RE: Getting a Social Visa

I worked there for a foundation, so I got that handled... but i heard of some friends that all you need to do is go asking around in Kuta.  I'm sure Anton, who's renting out boards at halfway can help you.  basically what happens is you pay a guy 2 mill rupiahs and give em your passport.  they know people in the immigrasi with the right stamps that do people a favor.  Personally, i did it the hard way and extended my visa in the official way, which is a real hassle (basically have to show up every week: they only extend it for 4 weeks maximum and you have to hand in your passport and the papers 2 weeks in advance, pick it up a week after they are done... you get the idea.) BUT:  gives you the good feeling of not fucking up Indo in supporting corrupt ways.  Your choice.
S

By:

matt

RE: Getting a Social Visa

I had a cultural social visa last year.
I knew someone and was allowed to stay 6 months.
with extentions every month after the first 60 days.
If you dont know someone go to the jungle camp office in kuta.
Joyos surf camp office will look after it for you but you have to attend a meeting on your second or third extention.
It will cost 5 times the price of what i paid for extentions but hassle free.

Bring about ten or so good passport photos and have copies of your passport and visa details with new details of extentions sent to you.

In indo the cops hunt down visitors and check details at hotels and often even homestays so you must have your credentials.

By:

Rick

RE: Getting a Social Visa

Rick: I wasn't aware you could extent the 2 month visa while in Indo. Is that for sure? Thanks

By:

AUTHER

RE: Getting a Social Visa

If you get a 60 day visa with 211 written on it it means its extendable.
But to be safe apply for a SOCIAL visa.

By:

Rick

RE: Getting a Social Visa

Auther: What is a 211? Do you just request they add it at the embasy/consulate?

By:

k

RE: Getting a Social Visa

nixonsihombing@yahoo.com.

give him an email, he will sort your visa. he works at immigration.

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