Organizing Your Arrival

Visa

Studying abroad is one way to develop your global capacity and to build on life skills while contributing to your qualifications. Once you have been accepted into a study abroad program, student exchange, or full-time course in Indonesia, you need to sort out your study visa.

Many types of visas will allow you to legally study in Indonesia, depending on the length of your studies, whether you are an exchange student or a full-degree student. For more information, check out which types of visas that you need for your study in Indonesia.

Types of Visa

Students can come to Indonesia with several types of visa depending on the purposes and duration of the study, which are:

  1. Visa on Arrival. Foreigners can apply for this visa upon arrival in Indonesia if their nationality is included on the visa-on-arrival countries list. A holder of a Visit Visa on Arrival is given a 30-day stay and can be extended at the Immigration Office for 1 (one) time, to have another 30 days stay. Mandatory requirements include: passport with minimum 6 months validity and return/through tickets.
  2. Visit Visa. Foreigners can apply for a Visit Visa in the Indonesian Embassy or Consulates, or the guarantor could apply to the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta, Indonesia. Visit Visa is issued in the Indonesian Embassy or Consulates with mandatory requirements of Application/Guarantee Letter, passport with minimum 6 months validity, copy of bank accounts, return /through tickets and re-entry permit (or stateless /non-nationality person). A holder of Visit Visa is given up to 60 days stay and can be extended at the Immigration Office 5 (five) times, each extension will be given for another 30 days stay.
  3. Limited Stay Visa. A Limited stay visa is typically intended for those who wish to stay in Indonesia for a longer duration for certain purposes other than leisure. Find out if you should apply for a Limited stay visa.You should apply for a limited stay visa if you are planning to come to Indonesia for a longer period to work, invest in a venture/industry, conduct research, study, reunite with a family member residing in Indonesia, regain Indonesian citizenship and retire.The visa can be collected at the nearest Indonesian representative office to the student’s location by carrying a proof of telex visa (authorization letter) that will be sent by UII as your sponsor. The process for obtaining a limited stay visa is:
    1. Directorate of Partnership/Office of International Office (DK/KUI) applies for an online visa at https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/ 
    2. Students must pay a telex visa delivery fee to the Indonesian representative office of IDR 200,000 and the visa fee USD 150 paid in the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate overseas
    3. If the visa has been approved then UII will send the proof of telex visa (authorization letter) to the student
    4. Students visit the nearest Indonesian Embassy/Consulate office to the student’s location and apply for a limited residence visa
    5. If the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate office has issued the visa then the student can prepare the departure to Indonesia any time before 90 days from the date of the visa
    6. Students can enter Indonesia

Study Permit

Students who have accepted in UII must have a study permit from the Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia as one of the requirements to apply for the limited stay visa (KITAS) in the Directorate General of Immigration. The procedures for applying for the study permit are as follows:

  1. DK/KUI prepares the documents for the study permit application and upload all the documents in online application https://izinbelajar.kemdikbud.go.id/
  2. The documents need to be uploaded are scanned: 
    • Letter of study permit request addressed to Direktur Pembinaan Kelembagaan Perguruan Tinggi, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia)
    • Letter of acceptance/admission from UII
    • High school academic transcript
    • Passport (full colour)
    • Letters of Statements:
      • Not to work during the study in Indonesia
      • Not participate in any political activities in Indonesia
      • Obey the regulations and law in Indonesia
    • Letter of Statement from the sponsor/guarantor in Indonesia (UII)
    • Letter of Having Sufficient Fund to study in Indonesia
    • Letter of Health Statement from clinic/hospital
    • Colour passport-size photo
  3. The evaluation process in the Ministry of Education and Culture consists of 2 processes, namely: verification and Clearing House (CH)
  4. If there is any revised documents or data needed, the staff of the Ministry of Education and Culture will inform UII immediately
  5. The study permit letter will be issued normally within 7 days since the application submission

Stay Permit

After arrival in Indonesia, students must finalize the status of their residency permit by applying for the limited stay permit (ITAS) in the local Immigration. The procedures are:

  1. Foreign students entering Indonesia are required to report to DK/KUI.
  2. For students who use Visa on Arrival, if they wish to extend their stay, they must come to DK/KUI to submit required extension documents before 30 days.
  3. For students with a Visit Visa, if they are staying for more than 60 days, they must come to DK/KUI to submit required extension documents before 60 days. The procedures for the extension of the Visit Visa are:
    • DK/KUI assists to extend the visa by submitting the documents to Immigration Office Level 1, namely:
      • Original passport and copy
      • A copy of the visa and stamp of arrival in Indonesia
      • Fill out the Immigration application form no. 23 
      • Application letter from the sponsor/guarantor
      • Statement letter from the sponsor/guarantor with seal
      • Copy of sponsor/guarantor’s ID card
      • Letter of giving authority to DK/KUI staff to submit the extension application
      • Copy of DK/KUI Staff’s ID card who assists the process of extension 
      • Tickets to leave Indonesia
    • Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta will issue a billing of payment as well as the date for photo taking and biometrics screening
    • DK/KUI informs about payment and schedule of photo taking and biometrics screening at Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta
    • DK/KUI accompanies students to make payments as well as take photos and biometrics screening at Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta
    • DK/KUI will collect the passport at Yogyakarta Class 1 Immigration Office once the permit has been approved.
    • DK/KUI archives by scanning the extended visa in the passport 
    • Students can collect their passports at DK/KUI Office
  4. For students with a limited stay visa, please report to DK/KUI immediately after your arrival to convert your visa to the limited stay permit. The process for converting to a Limited Stay Permit (ITAS) are as follows:
    • DK/KUI reports the arrival of students online at https://izintinggal-online.imigrasi.go.id/  
    • DK/KUI reports the stay of international students in Yogyakarta based on the students’ address as one of the requirements to apply for the stay permit
    • DK/KUI collects the required documents and submits to Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta:
      • Original and copy of passport 
      • Copy of visa and stamp of arrival in Indonesia 
      • 3×4 cm sized photo with a red background (1 pcs)
      • Study permit letter issued by the Ministry of Education and Culture (for students)
      • Fill out the immigration forms no 24, 25, 27 for ITAS and MERP applications
      • Application letter from the sponsor/guarantor 
      • Statement letter from the sponsor/guarantor 
      • Copy of the sponsor/guarantor ID card 
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Authorization letter of telex visa issued by the Directorate General of Immigration, Jakarta
      • The proof of online application for ITAS 
      • Letter of domicile signed by the village authorities where the students stay
      • Letter of giving authority to DK/KUI staff to submit the application
      • Copy of DK/KUI Staff’s ID card who assists the process of ITAS and MERP application 
    • Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta will issue a billing of payment as well as the date for photo taking and biometrics screening
    • DK/KUI informs about payment and schedule of photo taking and biometrics screening at Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta
    • DK/KUI accompanies students to make payments as well as take photos and biometrics screening at Immigration Office Level 1 Yogyakarta
    • DK/KUI will collect the passport at Yogyakarta Class 1 Immigration Office once the permit has been approved.
    • DK/KUI archives by scanning the stamped passport of ITAS and MERP
    • Students can collect their passports at DK/KUI Office

Accommodation and Living Cost

Home of over one hundred higher educational institutions, with students coming from all over the country and abroad, Yogyakarta is a great “campus” for multidisciplinary scientific discourses and cross-cultural interactions. Such a dominant presence of students influences the cost of living in Yogyakarta, which is relatively inexpensive compared to the living cost in other major cities in Indonesia.

We understand that proper accommodation plays an important role in supporting the comfort of living and academic success for our students. A wide choice of boarding or rented house with a variety of rental rates and facilities can be found easily around campus UII. Affordable accommodation is another reason why people choose this city for studying and living.

There are many accommodation facilities available around the UII campus. Please check through this link: https://www.uii.ac.id/en/life-in-yogyakarta/ 

Students can choose to rent a room (kost), or a rented house with several rooms that can be shared with a few friends. Off-campus accommodation fees vary depending on location and amenities provided. To get more information about off-campus accommodations, students can contact via email to [email protected].

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YOUR COURSE

Everyday at Universitas Islam Indonesia, you will find an extensive study space to deepen your knowledge, develop your skills, and fostering new ideas. Gain a full learning experience while studying at UII. You may also choose various degree programs at UII which taught entirely in Bahasa Indonesia, or a specific degree offered at the International Program.

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INDONESIAN LANGUAGE SKILLS

If you are interest to study in regular program, you must have a fluent communication skills using Bahasa Indonesia, both oral and written. UII provides Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing (BIPA) program to help you learn Indonesian language before starting your first semester.

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NEED HELP?

If you have any questions or difficulties in preparing the required documents to meet the entry requirements, please contact our staff at the Office of International Affairs by email: [email protected].

We will guide you through the admission process.

Penerimaan Mahasiswa Baru
Gedung Muhammad Adnan (D3 Ekonomi)
Kampus Terpadu Universitas Islam Indonesia
Jl. Kaliurang km. 14,5 Sleman, Yogyakarta 55584 Indonesia

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Akreditasi Institusi A. Universitas Islam Indonesia telah mendapatkan Akreditasi Institusi A dari Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) sejak tahun 2013.