President Jokowi signs decree for visa-free facility for 75 countries

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has signed a Presidential Decree (Perpres) No.104/2015 on a visit visa exemption for the citizens of 75 countries.

Cabinet Secretariat on its website on Wednesday stated that the issuance of Perpres No.104/2015 is expected to boost foreign tourist arrivals and spur the nations economy.

According to the Perpres, the visit visa exemption applies to foreign nationals arriving in Indonesia as tourists, or to run government errands, to study, for business or social and cultural purposes, or just as a stopover while continuing their travel to other countries.

The provision on the procedure for foreign nationals who can avail the visa-free facility to travel in and out of Indonesia and provisions concerning immigration checkpoints will be set through the Minister of Justice and Human Rights regulation.

The 75 countries whose citizens can avail the visa-free facility are:

1. South Africa

2. Algeria

3. The United States

4. Angola

5. Argentina

6. Austria

7. Azerbaijan

8. Bahrain

9. The Netherlands

10. Belarus

11. Belgium

12. Bulgaria

13. Czech Republic

14. Denmark

15. Dominica

16. Estonia

17. Fiji

18. Finland

19. Ghana

20. Hungary

21. India

22. Britain

23. Ireland

24. Iceland

25. Italy

26. Japan

27. Germany

28. Canada

29. Kazakhstan

30. Kyrgyzstan

31. Croatia

32. South Korea

33. Kuwait

34. Latvia

35. Lebanon

36. Liechtenstein

37. Lithuania

38. Luxembourg

39. Maldives

40. Malta

41. Mexico

42. Egypt

43. Monaco

44. Norway

45. Oman

46. Panama

47. Papua New Guinea

48. France

49. Poland

50. Portugal

51. Qatar

52. Peoples Republic of China

53. Romania

54. Russia

55. San Marino

56. Saudi Arabia

57. New Zealand

58. Seychelles

59. Cyprus

60. Slovakia

61. Slovenia

62. Spain

63. Suriname

64. Sweden

65. Switzerland

66. Taiwan

67. Tanzania

68. Timor Leste

69. Tunisia

70. Turkey

71. United Arab Emirates

72. Vatican

73. Venezuela

74. Jordan

75. Greece (*)

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