Visa information

Social Cultural Visa

To do Voluntary work or do your internship in Indonesia, you are obligated to have a Social Cultural Visa. (Index B211).   Without this visa WINS will not accept you as a volunteer.

This visa is applied to those who will visit Indonesia for the purpose of official government activities, tourism, social and cultural activities, sport, business and commercial activities, family visit, journalistic activities, or transit.

How to apply for Social Cultural Visa

To apply  for a  Social Cultural  visa, you need an Indonesian sponsor.

We will provide you with a Sponsor-letter and a copy of the Sponsors ID-Card.

For our Dutch volunteers: We will provide you with a Authorization-letter and a copy of the Sponsors ID-Card.


With these documents you can apply for a Social Cultural Visa at your the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate in your own Country of residence.


We advise you to find a renowned Visa agent in your home country to handle your Visa application.


In the Netherlands, we advise you to allow  handling your Visa application.
In the USA the WINS USA affiliate may be able to assist you with all the documentation.

Extending the Social Cultural Visa

The Social-Cultural Visa grants you an initial stay of 60 days in Bali, followed by 4 possible extensions, each for an additional 30 days, bringing your total stay to a maximum of 180 days.


For the first and second extensions, documents must be submitted 7 days before visa expiry day, the other extensions have to be initiated 14 days before the expiry date.



To extend your visa, you need to report to the local Police and Immigration Office in Denpasar. Our Visa agent in Bali can assist you with this.

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Our Visa agent in Bali

Our Visa agent is CV Bali Solusi Bisnis.

Bali Solusi will help you to to handle your visa matters or extensions with the Local Police Department and the Immigration Office in Denpasar.


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* Please be aware that this sponsorship makes the Sponsor responsible for your wellbeing.
   The local authorities will see the Sponsor as the sole contact point especially in case of any problems. 
   The Sponsor should therefore always be informed about your whereabouts, and about you legal documentation such as: visa extensions, passports     and other documents

   Diverting from the established legal process can bring trouble to the Sponsor, since it is considered to be the responsible entity.