Indonesia (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Foreign nationals must be fully vaccinated before entering Indonesia and must show their vaccination certificate to immigration officials upon arrival.

International travelers that enter Indonesia without presenting evidence of vaccination will be vaccinated during their quarantine, provided that their COVID-19 test results are negative.

The Indonesian Government recognizes the following vaccinations, including but not limited to two-doses of Pfizer or Moderna or Sinovac, AstraZeneca dan Sinopharm and single-dose of Johnson & Johnson.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantined for 14 days is required for all countries

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 06.12.2021
1. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong (SAR China), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Indonesia;
– participants of the G20 event with a diplomatic assignment letter issued by their government and invitation letter from the Ministry of Indonesia.
2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Indonesia;
– passengers with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP);
– passengers with a diplomatic or service visa;
– passengers with a diplomatic or service stay permit;
– passengers with an e-visit visa with a visa number ending with LN;
– passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card;
– passengers traveling under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA);
– participants of the G20 event with a diplomatic assignment letter issued by their government and invitation letter from the Ministry of Indonesia;
– passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong (SAR China), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe;
– nationals of Bahrain, China (People’s Rep.), France, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden and United Arab Emirates arriving at Denpasar-Bali (DPS) or Batam (BTH) as tourists from their country of nationality. They must have:
– a confirmed booking of accommodation; and
– an e-visit tourist visa with a visa number ending with LN; and
– a medical insurance with minimal coverage of USD 100,000- for COVID-19 treatment.
3. Passengers are not allowed to transit.
4. Passengers must enter Indonesia via Jakarta (CGK) or Manado (MDC).
5. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English.
6. Airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English.
7. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. The certificate must be issued in both English and a local language of the country where passengers were vaccinated.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Indonesia;
– passengers younger than 18 years;
– passengers with a diplomatic or service visa and an invitation letter issued by an Indonesian Ministry under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA).
8. Airline crew must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. The certificate must be issued in both English and a local language of the country where the airline crew was vaccinated.
– This does not apply to airline crew transiting without disembarking the aircraft.
9. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival and quarantine for up to 14 days.
10. A completed “electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)” must be presented upon arrival. The card can be obtained before departure through the “Pedulilindungi” mobile app.
11. Airline crew with a crew ID card are visa exempt if they are listed in the General Declaration and wearing uniform.
12. Deadhead crew will be given an entry stamp. They must:
– have a valid crew ID card or crew member certificate;
– provide written notification to Immigration Officer proving they will be on duty on the return flight. The notification must be received by Immigration Officer minimum 24 hours from arrival.
13. Suspension of all visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities.
– This does not apply to passengers with a British diplomatic passport and nationals of Argentina, Brazil, China (People’s Rep.), France, India, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Mexico, Russian Fed., South Africa and Turkey with a diplomatic or service passport participating in the G20 event who are visa exempt.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Indonesia has temporarily closed its borders to travellers from certain countries with confirmed transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

Contact your travel provider for up-to-date details.

You must apply for a tourist visa in advance of travelling to Indonesia. Contact your nearest Indonesian Embassy or Consulate for information on visas.

Entry, exit and transit conditions can change at short notice.

Follow the advice of Garuda Indonesia and the local authorities. Monitor media for the latest update. Rules may change at short notice.

To enter Indonesia, you must show evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination completed at least 14 days before travel. Vaccination requirements apply to children between the ages 12-17. It’s recommended Australians seek medical advice on vaccination for children.

You must also show evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken no more than 72 hours before travel. You’ll also need to undergo a further COVID-19 (PCR) test on arrival and during quarantine. You must quarantine in a hotel for 7 days in the city of arrival.

Vaccination and COVID-19 testing requirements are in place for domestic travel by air. These requirements may vary at short notice and depend on your destination. You may be exempt from the domestic travel vaccination requirements if you’re travelling to transit to a departing international flight. Contact your travel provider for up-to-date details.

Local authorities and travel providers may require you to use Indonesia’s COVID-19 Peduli Lindungi app. Additional requirements apply to enter/exit some provinces. Inter-provincial testing and other COVID-19 requirements change frequently, including for travel to Bali and Jakarta by air, land or sea.

Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) is no longer automatically extending expired visas or stay permits under COVID-19 emergency arrangements. Australians should clarify their visa status with DGI. Flight options to Australia remain limited.

You may not be allowed into Indonesia if you have a criminal record. Contact an embassy or consulate of Indonesia before you travel.
You need a permit to travel to some areas of Papua and West Papua.
 

Lockdown Details

The government has mandated that travelers must be fully vaccinated to enter or leave the country.

The government has loosened some restrictions, and implementation of rules varies from region to region.

Restaurants, malls and places of worship in some areas, including the capital Jakarta, can open.

The percentage of people allowed varies depending on the PPKM level in the area.

Malls or shopping centers are allowed to open until 8pm with a maximum of 50 percent capacity.

Implementation of health protocols is expected.

Some areas of Java and Bali and 15 locations on Kalimantan, Sumatra, Papua and Lombok (Tanjung Pinang, Singkawang, Padang Panjang, Balikpapan, Bandar Lampung, Pontianak, Manokwari, Sorong, Batam, Bontang, Buktittinggi, Berau, Padang, Mataram, and Medan) have PPKM Level 3 restrictions in place until at least November 15 to limit the spread of COVID-19.
 

Sources

https://www.indonesia.travel/gb/en/news/latest-travel-regulations-to-enter-bali
Data Source: covidcontrols.co