Japanese visa for Indonesian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Indonesian passport holders visiting Japan for a short-term stay: 15 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Indonesian citizens to enter Japan for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 15 days
Evisa Japan e-visa for Indonesian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Japan visa on arrival for Indonesian citizens Not Available

Japan tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Indonesian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Japan.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Japan.

If you are looking for Japan visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Indonesia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Japan nearest your place of residence.

  • Jakarta: The Embassy of Japan in Jakarta, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Surabaya: The Consulate General of Japan in Surabaya, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Medan: The Consulate General of Japan in Medan, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Denpasar: The Consulate General of Japan in Denpasar, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 8 hours 21 minutes)
  • Makassar: The Consular office of Japan in Makassar, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 8 hours 21 minutes)

Japan visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Japan diplomatic mission offices to Indonesia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Indonesia traveling to Japan from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Indonesia) estimated Change (%)
2008 262,883 N/A
2009 281,854 7.22%
2010 284,564 0.96%
2011 281,854 -0.95%
2012 257,463 -8.65%
2013 265,593 3.16%
2014 257,463 -3.06%
2015 262,883 2.11%
2016 271,014 3.09%
2017 352,200 29.96%
2018 396,852 12.68%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Japan & Indonesia comparison

Japan's area is approximately 364,555 km2 (140,755 sq mi), while the area of Indonesia is approximately 1,811,570 km2 (699,450 sq mi). This means Indonesia is 4.97 times bigger than Japan.

As of September 2021, Japan's population is ~98.4 million people - 391,610,348 fewer people than the population of Indonesia.

We have highlighted Japan & Indonesia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Japan Indonesia Difference
Population (est 2021) 98,409,081 490,019,429 391.6 million fewer people live in Japan than Indonesia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 247 132 Japan has 115 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Indonesia.
Travel freedom (2021) 142 40 Japan passport holders can visit 102 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 421 160 Japanese hosts 261 more foreign missions than Indonesia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Indonesia travel to Japan in one year?

The number of visitors from Indonesia visiting Japan in 2018 was approximately 396,852.

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