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APPLICATION FOR PRESS VISIT OR FILM/VIDEO/PHOTO SHOOTING IN INDONESIA
Press visits or film/video/photo shooting in Indonesia may be carried out after an approval from the authorities concerned has been obtained. For approval and visa, the following must be submitted to the Information Function of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Osaka :
a. Cover Letter to the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Osaka
b. Summary of the company, the crews and their positions (one person one copy)
c. Personal history (one person one copy)
d. Staff List
e. Synopsis of the project to be filmed
f. Schedule and locations of shooting
g. List of equipments
h. Statement (one person one copy)
i. Copies of passports of the foreign personnel involved (in colored, one person one copy)
Some of the above required documents can be downloaded from the website of the Consulate General of Indonesia.
Journalist Procedures for Filming Papua and Poso
For Journalistic Activities of film/video shooting in Papua, the following must be submitted to the Information Function of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Osaka :
a. List of places to be visited/shoot
b. List of people to be visited/shoot/interviewed
c. If conducting interview, it is required to submit the list of question
d. Confirmation letter/recommendation letter from the related institution in Papua to received the visit of the Journalist.
3. Approval or refusal of such application shall be decided at least 2 weeks or more after the completion of all requirements.
4. If the application is approved, please be advised that for security and wellbeing of the journalist, the journalist may be accompanied by the relevant institution (if deemed necessary).
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia