Indonesia offers a Second Home Visa for foreigners who wish to purchase property in the country and use it as a secondary residence. This type of visa allows the holder to stay in Indonesia for an extended period, and it also allows their family members to join them. To be eligible for the Second Home Visa, there are several requirements that must be met.
The main applicant must have a valid passport from their country of nationality, with a validity of at least 36 months. They must also provide proof of funds in the form of an account owned by the foreigner or proof of property ownership with a value of at least IDR 2,000,000,000.00 (two billion rupiah) or equivalent. In case the applicant is an ex-Indonesian citizen, they can provide the guarantee of a family member in Indonesia. Additionally, the main applicant must be in good health, have no criminal record and should have a recent color photograph measuring 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters x six centimeters) on a white background. Curriculum Vitae is also required.
Family members of the main applicant who wish to join them in Indonesia must also submit an application for the Second Home Visa through the Immigration Officers at the Directorate General of Immigration. They must provide a valid passport and a recent color photograph measuring 4 cm x 6 cm (four centimeters x six centimeters) on a white background, along with proof of having a family relationship with the main applicant. This proof can take the form of a marriage certificate or marriage book for a spouse, or a birth certificate or family card for children or parents. These documents must be translated into Indonesian by a sworn translator unless they are already in English.
Once the Second Home Visa has been granted, the holder is required to apply for a Second Home ITAS to the Head of the Immigration Office whose working area includes the place of the foreigner’s stay, within 30 days of receiving the entry visa. Failure to submit the application within this timeframe may result in additional expenses in accordance with the legislation. The Second Home ITAS can be granted for a stay of 5 or 10 years.
In summary, the Second Home Visa Indonesia allows foreigners to purchase property in Indonesia and use it as a secondary residence. It also allows their family members to join them in Indonesia. The main applicant must have a valid passport and proof of funds, while family members must provide proof of their relationship with the main applicant. Once the Second Home Visa is granted, the holder must apply for a Second Home ITAS to the immigration office within 30 days.