Sunday, May 1st, 2022 – 07:32 WIB
VIVA – The number of issues for Special Tourist Visas on Arrival (VKSKKW) or VoA (Visa on Arrival) for tourism has increased from 43 to 60 countries. This expansion of VoA services has been in effect since April 28, 2022 to support sustainable tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Head of the Regional Office (Kanwil) of the Balinese Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Jamaruli Manihuruk, announced that this policy will later help delegates to international events such as the GPDRR and the G20 Summit to come to Bali more easily.
“BVKKW (Free Special Tourist Visit Visa) and VKSKKW can be used by foreigners to carry out tourist activities or government duties in international activities of a governmental or governmental nature,” Jamaruli said in his statement quoted on Sunday, May 1, 2022.
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The visa-free regime itself continues to apply to nine ASEAN countries such as Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
VoA has now grown to 60 countries including:
South Africa, USA, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Philippines, Finland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, UK, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Germany, Cambodia, Canada, South Korea, Croatia, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Myanmar, Norway, France, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, New Zealand, Seychelles, Singapore, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, China, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and Greece.
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