Following experiences from a number of native shops in regards to the Indonesian authorities’s plan to extend the value of visas on arrival (VOA) threefold, two officers (together with Bali Governor Wayan Koster) individually informed reporters that the information will not be true.
As beforehand reported by a number of native information shops, the chairman of Indonesia’s Tourism Trade Collective (GIPI), Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana, expressed his issues a few plan to extend VOA charge in a panel dialogue in Nusa Dua final week.
When he was contacted to offer additional particulars in regards to the problem, Partha Adnyana mentioned that he had acquired what gave the impression to be an official memo citing a dialogue to extend the VOA charge to IDR 1.5 million (round US$ 105).
At present, one must pay IDR 500,000 (about US$35) to get a VOA.
After the information broke final week, the top of the Bali workplace of the Ministry of Legislation and Human Rights, Jamaruli Manihuruk, mentioned over the weekend that there was no modifications to the VOA charge.
Individually, Bali Governor Wayan Koster mentioned that he has been in contact with officers of the Ministry of Legislation and Human Rights and likewise acquired affirmation that the information was “a hoax.”