The new measure was launched by the Law and Human Rights Ministry and aims to attract more tourists to the country of the Komodo Island, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It will create a faster, easier and more transparent entry service. 


In an official statement, the minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly, declared that “this is to bring a positive message to other countries that Indonesia has made bureaucratic reforms and is ready to become a destination for foreign investment”.


The Tourism and Creative Economy minister, Wishnutama, stated that this new e-visa is an important step in attracting new tourists: “this makes it easy for prospective tourists to apply for a visa wherever they are”.