Researcher VISA E29

To do research at the Universitas Sumatra Utara, all researchers must have 3 documents:

1. Letter of Research Permit

Foreign researchers with the intent of conducting research in Indonesia could apply for research ethical clearance to obtain a research permit with the link below :


2. Entry Researcher & Limited Stay Permit

Type of  VISA: E29


• US$150 + Rp2,700,000 (Up to 1 year (Extendable))
* Billing payment deadline is 24 hours after the billing is issue

General Requirements
No File Name Format File Size See Sample Download Template
1 Application Form .Pdf 100-300 kb Click Here Click Here
2 Scanned Copy of ID Page Passport .Jpeg 100-300 kb Click Here
3 Coloured photograph 400x600px. .Jpeg Max. 2 Mb  Click Here Guideline for Photo
4 Letter of Declaration .Pdf 100-300 kb Click Here Click Here
5 Letter of Compliance .Pdf 100-300 kb Click Here Click Here
6 Personal Bank Statement With Minimum Amount USD 2000 or Equivalent the Last 3 Months Period (including name, date of period, and balance account) .Pdf 100-300 kb Click Here
7 Letter of Research Permit .Pdf 100-300 kb Click Here


3. Limited Stay Permit (VITAS)

Please go to the International Affairs Office USU immediately once you arrive in Medan to apply for your Limited Stay Permit. You are required to report to the Class 1 Immigration Office of Polonia at Medan in 30 days. We will guide you to the Immigration Office for further steps of the Stay Permit process.

  • Requirements for Applying Limited Stay Permit