BALI LATEST NEWS: TRAVELLERS VISITING BALI AT RISK OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
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VISA on ARRIVAL (VoA) in Indonesia
This facility is now available for nationals of the following countries: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, People’s Republic of China, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States of America.
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Citizens of these countries will be able to apply for a VoA valid for 30 days upon arrival by air in Bali, Jakarta and a few other international airports or by ship at a limited number of Indonesian sea ports. A 30-day visa costs US$25 and is extendable for another 30 days. Be aware that Immigration officials calculate the 30-day period as follows: your arrival day counted as your first day, and you must leave the country on the 30th. or 60th. day!
How to Obtain the “VISA on ARRIVAL” (VoA)
Travelers from the above countries must have possession of a passport which is valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and the completed embarkation/disembarkation card they received from their airline. They must also be able to prove they have enough funds for their stay in Indonesia.
Arriving travelers with Visa-On-Arrival status have to go first to one of the “VoA Counters” to pay the proper fee and have their passports stamped with the VoA before proceeding to the Immigration Clearance Desk. An official bank is part of the VoA service counters. Payment of visa fees can be paid in US Dollar or Indonesia Rupiah.
Bali Latest News: West Australia Health Department researchers have warned that Western Australians should remain cautious when they visit Bali. The warnings have been issued noticing a significant rise in the spread of infectious diseases contracted by people in West Australia visiting Bali.
More than 2,600 infectious diseases detected in Western Australians last year were found to have been contracted overseas. The group of researchers told that almost 41% of the illnesses had been caught in Indonesia. The most common among these was dengue, which was contracted in Indonesia in 2012. These cases reportedly made for almost 80% of the total cases in W-A. More than 400 notifications were received for the same. Also, a number of illnesses had seemingly been acquired in Bali.
Indonesia also gave other infections, including Campylobacter gastroenteritis, Salmonella gastroenteritis and Chlamydia as well as gonorrhea, to people. The number of flights also have risen from WA to Indonesia over the years. The same have become higher by five folds in 2012 from 2006. In addition, almost 90% of the travelers in 2011 visited Bali. Therefore, the scenario is highly concerning.
The results were presented at the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases‘ annual meeting today in Canberra.
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