If you want to go abroad, the first thing you need is to get passport. A passport is something that you can use to enter a foreign country. Function of passport is like ticket of a movie theater without which you can watch your favorite movies. Aside from passport, you certainly need to deal with visa that comes in some types. Visa is used as legal permit of staying in a foreign country. If you have a student visa, then you need to use it during your study. You can also have a work visa by which you can find a job in a foreign country. What should you do if your visa has been expired? Yes, you need to extend your visa in order to be valid. If you want to get a visa, what you need is to visit embassy of foreign country that is available in your country. Thing to bear in mind is that not all countries have diplomatic relationship with your country so that you need to get relevant information about availability of embassy of foreign country. Just in case you have no information about availability of embassy of a country, you need to check it at foreign and commonwealth office of your country. Of course, you can get the information by sending an email or make a call, which one is most suited for you. When it comes to making a visa, there are some requirements that you need to comply with. And for your information, one to another embassy needs you to comply with different requirements. Here are some addresses of embassy of foreign country available in Indonesia
Embassy of Japan :
Jalan Puputan Niti Mandala Raya 170-Bali
Jl. MH Thamrin No. 24, Jakarta Pusat 10350, http://www.id.emb-japan.go.jp, Telp: 62-21-31924308 and Fax: (62-21) 319-25460
Embassy of Malaysia :
Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav X-6 no 1-3 Kuningan- Jakarta Selatan, Tel (62-21) 522-4947 and Fax (62-21) 522-4974.
Embassy of Australia :
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. C15-16, Kuningan, Jakarta 12940, http://www.austembjak.or.id/.
Embassy of China :
Jl. Mega Kuningan No. 2 Jakarta Selatan 12950, http://www.chinaembassy-indonesia.or.id.
USA embassy :
Jl. Hayam Wuruk 310, Denpasar 80235, Bali, Indonesia, Phone: (62-361) 233-605, Fax: (62-361) 222-426 and After Hours Emergencies: (081) 133-4183
South Korea embassy :
Jl. Jenderal Gatot Subroto 57, Jakarta Timur, Telp : (021) (021) 520-1915 and Fax : (021) 525-4159.
Hongkong Embassy :
Jl. Mega Kuningan no.2 Jakarta Selatan, telp: +62-21-5761025 and fax: +62-21-5761024.
If you are Indonesian people and want to make a visa for certain purposes, then you need to come to embassy of a country. As usual, you will be asked to fill out application form and then there will be an interview with respect to your purpose of visiting a country. Your purpose must be clear and as usual, representatives of an embassy will ask you to provide some documents. For example, you want to make a visa for continuing your study. Embassy of foreign country will ask you about any certain document that can proves you becomes a student of foreign college. Embassy of a country can also serves as a place to extend visa. In this case, a foreigner lives in Indonesia for study and he/she wants to extend visa. Thanks to the internet, applying for a visa is easy. One just need to turns on computer and then come to legitimate website of an embassy. As usual, it takes about a couple of minutes to complete application of visa application. Since visa needs you to have interview, online access just enables you to submit application only. After you your application was received, you are then will be invited to have an interview.
In order to make a visa, you must have clear purpose since this matter relates to guarantee of your destination. It means that a country will make sure that you come to have a visit for something positive. Certainly, it does not a guarantee that you can get approval when applying for visa since all will depend on many factors. In this case, you need to get tips of some people who have succeeded in dealing with Visa. You can come to an online forum to get to know more what you need to make visa effectively.
Another thing you need to keep in mind when you want to make a visa is to make a call first. It will be better than directly coming to legal office of embassy of foreign country. In this case, you will be able to save your money and time since making a call enables you to get detailed information before you apply for a visa. As usual, customer service of an embassy is polite so that you will be able to get what it takes to deal with visa at its best.