Useful Information

Official letters of Invitation

The Invitation Letter will be provided only upon completion of registration and payment. Invitation letter will be available to download from ‘My page’ after registration and payment have been successfully finalized.

*If you are an invited speaker or chairperson, please send a request to secretariat directly


The unit of Indonesian Currency is the Rupiah (Rp). Coin denominations are Rp 100, Rp 200, Rp 500, Rp 1,000. Banknotes are Rp 1.000, Rp 2.000, Rp 5.000, Rp 10.000, Rp 20.000, Rp 50.000, Rp 100.000. The exchange rate is approximately US$1 to Rp 13,655 as of January 2020.


Value-Added Tax (VAT) is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10% and is excluded in the retail price. In tourist hotels, this 10% tax applies to rooms, meals and other services and is included in the bill.


Two distinct tropical seasons in Indonesia:
  • Rainy Season (October ~ March)
  • summer (June ~ August)
  • Dry Season (April ~ September)
The average temperature in Indonesia on ordinary days ranges from 22-33 ℃


110 / 112 (SMS 1717) : Police
113 : Emergencies for fire
123 : State Electricity Enterprise (PLN)
118 : Ambulance
119 : Medical emergency


In Indonesia the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Indonesia, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa).

Useful Websites

* Wonderful Indonesia :
* Immigration :
* Ministry of Foreign Affairs :
* Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital :
* Sanglah Hospital Bali :

Liability & Insurance

The A-PHPBA 2021 Organizing Committee and Secretariat cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.


Participants of A-PHPBA 2021 Bali are requested to consult the Indonesian Embassy or Consulate in their home country for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of A-PHPBA 2021 Bali’s participants to obtain a visa if required.

Please to visit Indonesian VISA portal or the table below to check whether visa is required or not.

[Table 1] Countries with Visa On Arrival (as of January 29, 2020)

Citizens from the following 67 countries can request a Visa on Arrival for a 30 days stay by paying US $ 35 at the main entrance.

Bahrain Oman South Korea
India Qatar Japan
Uni Emirat Arab China Kuwait
Taiwan Timor Leste Maldives
Fiji New Zealand
Papua New Guinea Australia
Austria Netherlands Hungary
Armenia Czech England
Andorra Cyprus Ireland
Belgium Denmark Iceland
Belarus Estonia Italy
Bulgarian Finland Germany
Latviah Malta Poland
Liechtenstein Monaco Portugal
Lithuania Norway Romania
Luxemburg France Russia
Slovakia Sweden Greece
Slovenia Switzerland Croatia
Spain Turkey
Argentina Mexico United State of America (USA)
Brazil Panama
Canada Suriname
South Africa Libya Seychelles
Algeria Egypt Tunisia