Passport updating rules
Attacks have targeted Indonesian government facilities, including police stations and checkpoints.Additional acts of violence have been committed by supporters in response to high profile extremists being detained or killed.Attacks could occur anywhere, anytime, including at locations frequented by Westerners.Example: On 14 January 2016, terrorists attacked a Starbucks Cafe and police post in Central Jakarta, detonating bombs and exchanging gunfire.Terrorists have previously attacked or planned to attack: Suicide attacks have occurred in places frequently visited by foreigners, with many killed or injured.Examples: 20 Bali bombings; 2004 bomb attack outside the Australian Embassy in Jakarta. Examples: 2009 bombing at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and JW Marriott Hotel in Mega Kuningan, Jakarta; 2003 attack on JW Marriott Hotel.Your passport is a valuable document and attractive to criminals who may try to use your identity to commit crimes. By law, you must report the loss or theft of your passport to the Australian Government as soon as possible.Declare cash in excess of 100,000,000 Indonesian Rupiah (around A,000) on arrival and departure.
Staff and families need to be careful when travelling to and from the Embassy. Media has reported that certain groups may agitate protest activities directed towards US interests.
If you breach Indonesian immigration regulations, you can be fined, jailed, deported or banned from re-entry.
If you have a criminal record, Indonesian immigration staff may refuse you entry to Indonesia, regardless of how long ago the offence took place.
The Indonesian Government allows visa-free short visits (30 days) for Australians travelling to Indonesia.
You can't extend your stay if you enter Indonesia under the visa-free facility.
If you have been unable to depart Indonesia on your scheduled flight, check your visa status before you go to the airport and consult local authorities about an extension.