Updated on November 2, 2021 per National COVID-19 Task Force Circular Note Addendum No. 20/2021
As the COVID-19 Pandemic situation in Indonesia had shown improvements, the Indonesian Government has relaxed the travel restrictions by allowing a number of foreign travel groups to enter Indonesia. The following foreign travelers may enter Indonesia under the new regulations:
a. 211 A Visa;
This visa includes tourist, emergency, business, film, medical visit, official visit, yachters and G20 or the 144th International Parliamentary Union (IPU) meetings.
b. 211B Visa;
This visa includes foreign workers in probation.
Traditional Border Crossing pass/card holder.
Visa on Arrivals (VoA) are still suspended until further notice.
Effective October 14, 2021, the Indonesian government has re-opened Indonesia for international tourists. Only citizens of the following 19 countries are able to enter Indonesia on tourist/limited stay visas, including but not limited to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Norway.
All international tourists may only enter Indonesia via Bali (Ngurah Rai International Airport) and or Riau Islands (Raja Haji Fisabilillah International Airport). To enter Indonesia, they are required to have the following:
PCR Test Requirement (Updated)
To enter Indonesia, all travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test which sample was collected within 72 hours of their departure. Please see COVID-19 Testing Centers below for more information about COVID-19 testing.
Some transit countries, such as Singapore, require shorter sample COVID/PCR Test of 2×24 hours. Please visit the transit country official authority website or consult with respective Airline for more information.
COVID-19 Testing Centers
The Indonesian Consulate does not have designated testing centers. Also see https://www.flylax.com/travelsafely for information on a testing clinic at Terminals 2, 6 and Tom Bradley International Airport of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) that provide testing certificates within 24 hours.
COVID-19 Vaccination Card (COVAX)
Effective July 6, 2021, the Indonesian Government required all exempted international travelers to present COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card in digital or hard copy upon check-in and arrival in Indonesia until further notice. 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. The card/certificate will be accepted in English and other foreign language.
The Indonesian government exempted the following international travelers from COVID-19 vaccination record card requirement:
The following foreign nationals will get vaccinated in Indonesia provided that these individuals have not gotten a COVID-19 vaccine in their respective country:
The above foreign nationals will get their first COVID-19 shot at their quarantine hotel provided that their second COVID-19/PCR test resulted negative.
Foreign nationals who are already in Indonesia prior to the implementation of the new Order of July 6, 2021, and wish to travel domestically, are required to be vaccinated (first shot) through the Indonesian government-initiated vaccination program (Sinopharm vaccination) in accordance with the laws and regulations that will be announced accordingly.
COVID-19 Vaccination Registration
The Indonesian government will require international travelers to register their COVID-19 vaccination here prior to travel. You will receive a verification email as soon as your COVAX record has been verified. You will get a verification email within 3-10 business days.
Upon receipt the verification email, please download “Peduli Lindungi” application on your Apple Store or Google Play. You will find a unique barcode of the verified COVID-19 vaccination registration on “Vaccine Certificate” of your “Peduli Lindungi” application.
If you are Indonesian citizen and have gotten the full COVID-19 vaccination oversea, the vaccination record will be verified by the Indonesian Ministry of Health. Please provide your NIK (Nomor Induk Kependudukan) upon the registration.
If you are foreign citizen, you will have to input your Passport information into the website. The COVAX record will be verified by respective embassy in Jakarta. Please consult with your respective Embassy about the matter.
The COVID-19 vaccination online registration will allow you to dine-in or enter public premises and travel with public transportation (inter or intra islands) in Indonesia.
Electronic Health Alert Certificate (e-HAC)
All international travelers are required to complete e-HAC before travel. Please download “Peduli Lindungi” app in your Apple Store or Android Play to complete the e-HAC. You will get a unique barcode at the end of the process and will have to show it upon check-in and arrival.
If you are traveling with family, you are only required to create one account. For example, if a parent is travelling with his/her children, the parent is required to put his/her dependent information under his/her name.
Effective October 15, 2021, the Indonesian Government designated the following entry points for international travelers, namely Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta International Airport and Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport) and North Sulawesi (Samratulangi International Airport – Manado).
For fully-vaccinated travelers, they will have to undergo 3×24 hours quarantine. While non-fully-vaccinated (those who just have gotten the first shot of two-doses vaccination) will have to take 5×24 hours quarantine.
The quarantine must be undergone at the entry point (For facilities in Jakarta and Surabaya).
Head of Foreign Missions and their families who are assigned in Indonesia are advised to undertake the quarantine at their respective residence in Indonesia. They are still required to take two PCR tests on the first and seventh day after their arrival in Indonesia on their own arrangement. Please be advised to consult with your Embassy/Consulate in Indonesia concerning the PCR test arrangement and the healthcare provider. Please email the PCR test results to Directorate of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (email@example.com).
Foreign diplomats, who are not Heads of Foreign Missions, shall undertake the quarantine at designated facilities by the Indonesian Government at their own expense.
All international travelers are recommended to undertake self-quarantine at their respective residence following the 3 or 5 days quarantine.
COVID-19/PCR Tests during the Quarantine
Two PCR tests will be administered during this period before release from quarantine. Those two tests will be administered on the arrival and on the third day after arrival for fully-vaccinated individuals and on the fourth day for non-fully-vaccinated individuals.
If you are tested positive, you will be referred to designated Indonesian hospital/health facility conducted by the Indonesian Government at your own expense.
Domestic (Inter and Intra Islands) Travel Protocols
Effective on July 3, 2021, all domestic travelers must follow the following protocols:
a) Domestic Travelers From and To Java and Bali Islands
All long-distance travelers to and from Java and Bali using all modes of transport are required to show the vaccination card report (first dose is acceptable) and a certificate of negative RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test.
Travelers using air transportation who fly between airports on the island of Java and Bali, including flights from or to Java and Bali are required to present vaccination record (first dose is acceptable) and negative RT-PCR test which was obtained within 48 hours and fill-up e-HAC (Electronic Health Alert Certificate) prior to travel.
b) Domestic Travelers Outside Java-to-and-from-Bali Corridor
All domestic travelers are required to present COVID-19 vaccination record (first dose is acceptable) and negative RT-PCR test which obtained within 48 hours prior departure or negative rapid antigen test 24-hour prior departure. All Travelers also required to fill-up e-HAC (Electronic Health Alert Certificate) prior to travel.
c) Travelers (Drivers and Assistant Drivers) with Land Transportation Using Goods and Logistics Vehicles
All domestic travelers are required to present negative RT-PCR test which obtained within 48 hours prior departure or negative rapid antigen test 24-hour prior departure.
d) For routine travelers whose using land transport within urban agglomeration area, they are not required to present vaccination card and RT-PCR or rapid antigen test result.
e) All domestic travelers who are to choose travel by air and sea are required to fill-up Indonesian e-HAC (Electronic Health Alert Certificate) prior to travel. However, all domestic travelers who are to choose travel by land are encourage to fill-up Indonesian e-HAC (Electronic Health Alert Certificate) prior to travel.
f) All travelers who are not vaccinated due to health condition proven by a medical memo are required to present negative RT-PCR test which obtained within 48 hours prior departure or negative rapid antigen test 24-hour prior departure.
g) If the result of the RT-PCR/rapid antigen shows negative, while the travelers presents mild symptoms of COVID-19, they may not continue the trip.
Foreign Nationals Travel Protocol Intending to Leave Indonesia
For foreign nationals who have not gotten a COVID-19 shot and wish to leave Indonesia via a domestic connecting flight, they will be exempted from COVID-19 vaccination card requirement provided that they have a special transit clearance from the local Port Health Office/Authority. Having the clearance, all foreign travelers shall not leave the airport during transit.
To have the clearance, all foreign travelers shall provide valid passport and itinerary and present them to the port authorities upon check-in.
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