FOR ALL PASSPORTS AND DOCUMENTS SENT BY MAIL
For security reason, all envelopes for sending and returning passports and other documents from and to applicants MUST have a Tracking Number and a Signature Request on Delivery. The Consular Services WILL NOT send your document back with an envelope that does not have a Tracking Number and a Signature on Delivery.
The permit for a film / video shooting in Indonesia is granted by the Department of Foreign Affairs c.q. Directorate of Media and Information service in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Application forms and statement can be requested and submitted through the Indonesian Embassy or Consulate located nearest your area.
The relevant foreign company must submit an application to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism c.q. the Directorate of Film, through any Indonesia Representative Office in its respective country. The application shall have the following attachments:
Each application is subject to administrative examination by the Evaluation team and the result of such examination shall determine whether or not approval to be granted. Such evaluation Team is a forum, known as the Clearance House, comprising of officers representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Laws and Human Rights, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and other related authorities. In this regard, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism c.q. the Directorate of Film is entitled to issuing the filming permit and providing assistance during the production. Address for correspondence is:
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Indonesia
Approval and refusal of such application shall be issued at the latest 7 (seven) working days upon completion of all requirements.
For the smooth process of filming in some certain areas, foreign companies producing film in Indonesia must be accompanied by an appointed supporting team.
“Certain areas or regions” in Indonesia that need special permission and approval and shall be determined by the Directorate of Film.
Such respective foreign company is obligated to submit a copy of the film produced c.q. the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
For non-commercial purpose crews of foreign companies while conducting activities within the jurisdiction of Indonesia, are obligated to respect the local norms and traditions, as well as to conform with the prevailing law and regulations