Update Travel Regulation in Indonesia
Effective 17 July 2022
Pre-departure PCR test result is no longer required for fully vaccinated travelers for arrival at entry ports in Indonesia
- Batam / BTH
- Medan / KNO
- Jakarta / CGK
- Surabaya / SUB
- Yogyakarta / YIA
- Denpasar / DPS
- Lombok / LOP
- Manado / MDC
- Ujung Pandang – Makassar / UPG
Visa Exemption Arrangement (VEA): applicable for fully vaccinated travelers of 9 nationalities, max 30 days, non-extendable
Brunei Darussalam, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapura, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Visa on Arrival (VOA): applicable for fully vaccinated travelers of 72 nationalities:
Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonian, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Timor Leste, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam
For those that can not apply for a visa on arrival, please contact us.
Those travelers holding a B211A visa will be subject to the Pre-flight and entry conditions below.
- VoA-Visa on Arrival costs IDR 500.000 per person and the payment is on arrival.
- VoA-Visa on Arrival entitles for a single Entry into Bali/Indonesia, stay up to 30 days and can be maximum 1 times extended at Immigration Office (charges applied).
- Payment can be done by: Visa Card, Master Card, Cash in IDR or foreign currency, foreign currencies USD, EURO, GBP, SGD and others as per prevailing daily exchange rate, only banknotes accepted, preferably cash payments ( refund in IDR currency )
Also subject to the Pre-flight and entry conditions below.
VOA - Visa on Arrival Entry Terms Conditions
- Passport validity min 6 months beyond entry date in Indonesia.
- RETURN air flight ticket
- Min. 2 x vaccinated / preferably with booster with WHO authorized vaccinations, and the 2nd vaccination must have been given at least 2 weeks / 14 days prior to departure (except for 1 x COVID-19 vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson, Sputnik V or Convidicea, other conditions apply). Booster is preferred
- Children under 18 years of age: NOT required to show COVID-19 Vaccination proof as long as they are travelling with a fully-vaccinated guardian.
- COVID-19 recovery - as of 11 July 2022
If you have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 a maximum of 30 days before departure and you have been declared inactive in transmitting COVID-19, an exception is made from the obligation to show a fully COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate, a minimum of one dose is also required.
Travelers with special health conditions or comorbid diseases that cause travelers to be unable to receive vaccines, may enter if they meet the following conditions: that they must attach a doctor's certificate from the Government Hospital of the country of departure stating that the person concerned has not and/or cannot participate in the COVID-19 vaccination.
- Download Peduli Lindungi APP prior to your flight departure. It’s important to have the app on your smartphone, international airlines will check upon check in. Download via App store or Google Play.
- Vaccination proof has to be integrated/authorized https://vaksinln.dto.kemkes.go.id/sign/in
In case the system fails clients can present physical copy of EU or WHO Vaccination Proofs (fully vaccinated).
Upon arrival at DPS Airport ground staff can help to integrate data into PEDULI LINDUNGI APP
- Register e-CD (Electronic Custom Declaration) prior to arrival / show QR code to customs officer.
For international arrivals who are resident in Indonesia (both Indonesian passport holders and foreign passport holders) who have not been able to get vaccinated or have received the first dose of vaccine at least 14 days before departure, are required to quarantine for 5 x 24 hours in a CHSE hotel/villa/resort.
- Health Check
Upon arrival all international arrivals are required to undergo a health check for symptoms related to COVID-19 including checking body temperature.
If no symptoms related to COVID-19 are detected and a body temperature below 37.5 degrees Celsius, international arrivals can continue with their travel plans with the following conditions:
- International arrivals who have received the second or third dose of vaccine at least 14 days before departure, are allowed to continue the journey
- International arrival under 18 years will follow the provisions imposed on their parents or caregivers/travel companions;
- International arrivals with special health conditions or comorbid diseases that cause the traveler to have not and/or not be able to take part in the COVID-19 vaccination, they are allowed to continue the trip by being obliged to attach a doctor's certificate from the Government Hospital of the country of departure stating that the person concerned has not and /or unable to follow the COVID-19 vaccination.
If higher than 37.5 degrees > proceed for obligatory RT-PCR test at a cost to be borne by the foreign visitors (IDR 275.000)
- If the RT-PCR test result is negative, foreign visitors are allowed to continue their journey
- If the RT-PCR test result is positive, the medical team will decide if isolation is required.
- If there are no or only very minor symptoms it is required to undergo 5 days isolation at dedicated isolation hotels – covered by insurance or on own costs.
Elderly people and persons with health issues will be admitted to a hospital.
The decision is done after physical examination by medical staff/doctor (by insurance service or by own expenses). On day 5 if the guest is testing negative, they can continue their travel plans in Bali on day 6.
Quarantine Periods that apply based on vaccination
After your period of quarantine from the date of arrival for Indonesian citizens and foreigners will undertake another RT-PCR on the final day. If the RT-PCR result is negative, Indonesian citizens and foreigners are declared for completed quarantine and can continue their journey in Bali. If your RT-PCR test shows a positive result then you will have to undergo either treatment in centralized isolation facility handled by the COVID-19 taskforce.
- Foreign visitors must strictly follow the health protocol.
- Wear mask wherever indoor, in transportation, malls, supermarkets, health facilities.
- Washing hands frequently, use hand sanitizer.
- Keep distance where possible.
- Control of vaccination status at some malls, airports, official buildings.
Testing for Interprovincial travel within Indonesia:
For travel within Indonesia, visiting several islands, travelers need to have 2 jabs + 1 booster to avoid additional PCR testing or rapid antigen testing prior to domestic flights, trains, speedboats …
- Fully vaccinated guests with a booster shot: Can travel anywhere within Indonesia by air, sea or land without being tested
- Fully vaccinated guests (without booster shot): are required to show negative results from a COVID-19 test (<24 hours for Rapid test, <72 hours for PCR test) before departure.
- 1x vaccinated guests: are required to show negative results from a COVID-19 test (<72 hours for PCR test) before departure.
- Children aged 6 – 17 years, are required to present fully vaccinated (without booster shot) certificate or medical exemption, COVID-19 test not required.
- Children aged under 6 years, no need for proof of vaccination or COVID-19 test, as long as they are travelling with a fully-vaccinated guardian.
- If you are unable to be vaccinated due to health requirements and you have an official medical letter you will need a negative results from a COVID-19 test (<72 hours for PCR test) before departure.
Each Indonesian province may have slightly different rules and regulations related to travel health protocols which are issued by the respective Governor.
When leaving Indonesia, be sure to check what rules apply to travelling back to your destination.
Please stay informed with the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental Sustainability) protocols, which include wearing a mask, social distancing, and washing your hands with soap regularly while traveling.
We highly recommend to bring a paper copy of your certificates to show when required.