Chinese visa for Indonesian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Indonesian passport holders visiting China for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Indonesian citizens to enter China for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa China e-visa for Indonesian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival China visa on arrival for Indonesian citizens Not Available

China tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Indonesian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in China.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from China.

If you are looking for China visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Indonesia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of China nearest your place of residence.

  • Jakarta: The Embassy of China in Jakarta, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Surabaya: The Consulate General of China in Surabaya, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Medan: The Consulate General of China in Medan, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)
  • Denpasar: The Consulate General of China in Denpasar, Indonesia (Working hours: Close now)

China visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest China diplomatic mission offices to Indonesia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Indonesia traveling to China from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Indonesia) estimated Change (%)
2008 419,087 N/A
2009 401,913 -4.10%
2010 439,746 9.41%
2011 454,890 3.44%
2012 456,028 0.25%
2013 439,919 -3.53%
2014 439,414 -0.11%
2015 449,399 2.27%
2016 468,233 4.19%
2017 479,846 2.48%
2018 496,910 3.56%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

China & Indonesia comparison

China's area is approximately 9,388,211 km2 (3,624,807 sq mi), while the area of Indonesia is approximately 1,811,570 km2 (699,450 sq mi). This means Indonesia is 5.18 times smaller than China.

As of March 2021, China's population is ~1.5 billion people - 1,210,700,507 more people than the population of Indonesia.

We have highlighted China & Indonesia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

China Indonesia Difference
Population (est 2021) 1,533,136,139 322,435,632 1.2 billion more people live in China than Indonesia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 276 132 China has 144 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Indonesia.
Travel freedom (2021) 37 40 China passport holders visit 3 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 344 160 Chinese hosts 184 more foreign missions than Indonesia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Indonesia travel to China in one year?

The number of visitors from Indonesia visiting China in 2018 was approximately 496,910.

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