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Timezones
Indonesia has three time zones—Western Indonesia Time which is GMT +7 (covering Sumatra, Java, Madura, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan), Central Indonesia Time which is GMT +8 (covering East and South Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali, Nusa Tenggara) and the last is Eastern Indonesia Time which is GMT +9 (covering Maluku and Irian Jaya). The capital Jakarta is GMT + 7 or 16 hours ahead of US Pacific Standard Time.

Office Hours
Office hours start from 8 AM to 4 PM, or 9 AM to 5 PM. Lunch break occurs between 12 noon to 1 PM. Usually offices are closed on Saturdays, including government offices. Government office hours start at 8 AM and end at 4 PM.

Banking Hours
Standard banking hours are from 8 AM to 3 PM from Monday to Friday. However several banks open their branches in hotels (and some in malls) longer than office hour, a few are open on Saturdays so you might want to check first. Jakarta has a number of international banks, even though you can also exchange currencies in some hotel cashiers and official money changers.

Currency
The Indonesia Rupiah is also called IDR. Information of daily exchange rate can be found in newspapers or from the net. Some Indonesia banks provide this on their websites. IDR and US$ are the most acceptable currencies. Most tourism resorts have money changer facilities. When you are traveling to remote areas it is advisable to exchange your money and clear your check. Credit cards are only acceptable in big hotels, restaurants, shops and traveling agencies.

Electricity
Electric power supply is 220 volts in all regions. So be careful with your 110-volt electronic equipment. The sockets will only fit with with two pins rounded-tip plugs (technically known as Type C, E, and F) or use adaptors. Most hotels and many restaurants in large cities provide internet connections or free WiFi.

Passports And Visas
All Travelers To Indonesia Must Be In Possession Of A Passport That Is Valid For At Least Six (6) Months From The Date Of Arrival, And Have Proof (Tickets) Of Onward Or Return Passage.

Free Tourist Visa
By Presidential Decree Of 21 Of 2016 Dated On 2 March 2016 On Visa Free, Replacing Presidential Regulation Number 104/2015 On Amendments To Presidential Regulation Number 69/2015 On Visa Free, Indonesia Now Provides Special Short Stay Visa Free Facilities For Tourists Who Are Nationals Of A Total 169 Countries Who Wish To Travel To Indonesia.
Tourist Visa Free Facilities Are Valid For 30 Days, Are Non-Extendable And Cannot Be Transferred Into Any Other Type Of Of Stay Permit.
The Visa Exemption Facility Can Be Used For Tourism, Family Visit, Social Visit, Art And Cultural, Government Duty, To Deliver A Speech Or Attend A Seminar, International Exhibition,Meetings With Head Office Or Representative Office In Indonesia, Or Transit.
If The 30 Days Of Visit Visa Exemption Facility Feels Insufficient, Visitor Still Can Apply For Visa On Arrival (Given For 30 Days And Extendable For Another 30 Days) Or Visit Visa.

Visa-On-Arrival
The Indonesian Government Extends Visa On Arrival (Voa) To Nationals Of 61 Countries Which Can Be Obtained At Designated Entry Airports And Sea Ports. Visa-On-Arrival Are Valid For 30 Days And Are Extendable With Another 30 Days To Be Applied At Immigration Offices In Indonesia. Visas Cost Us$35
Please Note That Starting 26january 2010, The 7-Day Visa-On-Arrival Has Been Discontinued.
More Information On Imigration Available At: Http://Www.Imigrasi.Go.Id

VISA Application At Indonesia Embassies Or Consulates
Visitors From Other Countries Must Apply For Visa At Indonesia Embassies Or Consulates In Their Home Country. In Addition,  Visas Cannot Be Replaced With Any Other Immigration Letters.The Visa Shall Then Be Administered By  The Visa Officer In The Presence Of The Applicant Concerned.
You May Find Information On Indonesia Embassies And Consulates Contact Details At The Ministry Of Foreign Affair Website On The Following Direct Link: Http://Www.Kemlu.Go.Id/

On Arrival
You Will Need To Complete A Passenger Arrival Card Before Passing Through Customs Passport Control. A Passenger Arrival Card Will Be Given To You During Your Flight; If Not, Cards Are Available In The Arrival Area. Customs Prohibited And Restricted Goods, Bio Security Risk Goods. After You’ve Cleared Passport Control, You Should Collect Your Baggage And Proceed Through Customs And Bio Security Checks. In Order To Protect Indonesia And It's Environment, Certain Items Are Not Allowed To Be Brought Into The Country, Have Restrictions For Entry Or Must Be Declared If They Are Deemed To Present A Bio Security Risk. These Include Food, Plants, Animal Products And Outdoor Recreational Equipment.

Tipping
Most Hotels Add A 10% Service Charge To The Bill On Top Of The 10% Tax. In Restaurants Where Service Charge Is Not Added, A Tip Of 5 To 10% On The Bill Will Be Appropriate Depending On The Service And Type Of Establishment.

Indonesia Office

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No.26-27 Lt.2 Pasar Induk Kramat Jati
Jakarta Timur, DKI Jakarta
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Pusat Perniagaan Suria Puchong
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Beijing 100027
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