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Police in Jayapura

Polresta

Police elsewhere in Papua will often only issue a surat jalan for their own regencies, but here you can get one for everywhere you want to go in Papua (that’s not off limits). They do tend to request a donation for …
Embassy in Jayapura

Papua New Guinea Consulate

The PNG consulate at Jayapura issues 60-day tourist visas. Note that you must apply five business days before you plan on travelling. Previously, visas could be issued in less than 24 hours. At the time of research …
Immigration in Jayapura

Immigration Office

This office will issue one 30-day extension to a visa on arrival (VOA): apply at least one week before your visa expires. When traveling from Jayapura over the land border to Vanimo, Papua New Guinea, exit stamps ar…
Travel Agency in Kota Biak

PT.Ekowisata Papua Tours & Travel

A well-established agency that can set up just about any trip you want, not only around Biak but throughout Papua. The experienced, capable manager, Benny Lesomar, speaks excellent English. Call and he’ll meet you i…
Police in Kota Biak

Police Station

Surat jalan are issued in an hour or so here. For Biak, you normally only need one if you stay on an offshore island or visit neighbouring Pulau Supiori.
Police in Jayapura

Polda

Issues Surat Jalan permits when nobody's working at the Polresta office.
Bank in Jayapura

BCA Bank

Exchanges cash US dollars, euros and British pounds, with no minimum.
Bank in Jayapura

Bank Mandiri

You can exchange US$100 notes here, and there’s an ATM.
Bank in Kota Biak

Bank Mandiri

Exchanges cash US dollars and has Visa and Plus ATMs.