Indonesia Travel Restrictions
Updated on 5 April 2022 per National COVID-19 Task Force Circular Note No. 17/2022.
In order to monitor, control, and evaluate for preventing an increase in the transmission of COVID-19 including the new and future variants of SARS-Cov-2, the Government of Indonesia has implemented a policy to enter Indonesia.
All international travelers (foreign national) who will enter the territory of the Republic of Indonesia shall make readjustments with regards to their travel d documents, to ensure compliance with the provisions regarding categories of foreign nationals allowed to enter Indonesia, which includes vaccination certificates, PCR test provisions, and quarantine duration.
Effective on 12 January 2022, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia has re-opened Indonesia for international tourists. Please see “Visa to Enter Indonesia" for more information.
Foreign travelers must show a negative RT-PCR test result in the country or region of origin which samples were taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before the departure time.
All international travelers (Indonesian citizen and Foreign citizen) are required to quarantine with the following categories:
1. Quarantine period 5 x 24 hours for those who have not been vaccinated or have received first dose of vaccination.
2. Quarantine period for minor under 18 years or required exceptional protection is followed the provisions of the parents/legal guardians/travel companions.
Please see “Quarantine Information" for more information
Visa to Enter Indonesia
The following foreign travelers may enter Indonesia under the new regulations:
1. Diplomatic and Official visa holders (to apply, click here );
2. Diplomatic and Official stay permit;
3. Holders of Indonesia Temporary Residence Card (KITAS) and Indonesia Permanent Residence Card (KITAP). Visit https://izintinggal- online.imigrasi.go.id/ for more information;
4. Visitor visas, including but not limited to:
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.
5. Limited stay visa, including but not limited to:
o C312 Visa (work visa);
o C313 Visa(1-year foreign investment projects in Indonesia);
o C314 Visa (2-year foreign investment projects in Indonesia);
o C316 Visa (educational visits);
o C317 Visa (family reunification)
6. All non-immigrant crew members or cabin crews arriving any vessel or aircraft from any port or place outside Indonesia.
7. Traditional Border Crossing pass/card holder.
8. Under the bilateral agreement (Travel Corridor Arrangements).
9. Granted a legal permission from the Ministry/Agency.
Dispensation in the form of exemption from quarantine obligations provided that a bubble system and strict health protocols are implemented can be granted to foreigners with the following criteria:
1. Diplomatic and Official visa holders.
2. Foreign officials at the Ministerial level and above as well as the delegates of official/state visit.
3. Travelers under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA).
4. Delegates of G20 member countries.
5. Travelers who are honorable persons and distinguished persons.
To apply for visitor and limited-stay visas, visit https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/. International travelers who wish to apply for those visas will be required to have a local guarantor/sponsor to sponsor their visit to Indonesia.
Foreign nationals with the purpose of leisure travel can enter the territory of the Republic of Indonesia with the following conditions:
1. Through the airport entrance in Bali or the port of Riau Islands;
2. Having received a COVID-19 vaccine;
3. A negative RT-PCR test result;
4. A short-visit visa or other entry permit;
5. Proof of ownership of health insurance with a minimum coverage value of USD25.000 which includes financing for handling COVID-19;
6. Proof of booking confirmation and payment for accommodation while in Indonesia.
PCR Test Requirement
To enter Indonesia, foreign travelers must show a negative RT-PCR test result in the country or region of origin which samples were taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before the departure time.
Please see COVID-19 Testing Centers below for more information about COVID-19 testing.
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 on July 6, 2021, the Government of Indonesia 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 Government recognizes the following vaccinations, including but not limited to two-doses of Pfizer or Moderna or Sinovac, AstraZeneca and Sinopharm and single-dose of Johnson & Johnson. The card/certificate will be accepted either in English or English-other foreign language.
Indonesian citizens who have not received COVID-19 vaccine would be vaccinated at the entry point after receiving a negative RT-PCR test result. While, COVID-19 vaccine would be administered at the quarantine facilities after second negative RT-PCR test result.
The Government exempted the following international travelers from COVID-19 vaccination record card requirement:
1. Diplomatic and service/official visa holders who are with an official ministerial-to-presidential level delegation to Indonesia by upholding principles of reciprocity and implementing strict health protocols;
2. Foreign nationals entering Indonesia under the TCA by upholding principles of reciprocity and implementing strict health protocols;
3. Individuals under the age of 18 years old;
4. Some individuals who may have medical reasons which prevent them from getting a COVID-19 vaccine. These individuals are advised to provide a memo from a public hospital in their respective country prior to check-in and upon arrival in Indonesia.
For international travelers (foreign citizen) who have not vaccinated is required to be vaccinated at the entry point after receiving a negative RT-PCR test result, provided that:
1. Children aged 6 – 17 years old.
2. Diplomatic/service/official stay permit holders;
3. KITAS and KITAP holders.
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.
In accordance with the laws and regulations, foreign nationals who wish to travel domestically and or internationally, are required to be vaccinated through the Government of Indonesia vaccination programme.
COVID-19 Vaccination Registration
The Government of Indonesia will require international travelers who have received COVID-19 vaccination overseas to register their COVID-19 vaccination here. The registration will allow you to dine-in or enter public premises and travel with public transport (inter or intra islands) in Indonesia.
The verification email will normally be sent out between 3 – 10 business days. Please expect delays as the central server in Jakarta, Indonesia has received large volume of registration requests recently. All international travelers may still be able to enter Indonesia without the COVID-19 registration.
If you are Indonesian citizen and have gotten the full COVID-19 vaccination overseas, 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 to the website. The COVAX record will be verified by respective embassy in Jakarta. Please consult with your respective Embassy for more information.
Upon receipt the verification email, please download “Peduli Lindungi" application on your Apple Store or Google Play. Upon logged-in, go to “Vaccine Certificate" and click “Claim Now". Follow the instructions to claim your vaccination certificate. The certificate will have a unique barcode in it. The barcode is required upon entry public establishments or facilities 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.
The Government of Indonesia is designated the following entry points (airports and seaports) for international travelers, namely Riau Islands (Hang Nadim, Raja Haji Fisabilillah, Batam, Bintan, Tanjung Pinang and Tanjung Balai Karimun), Riau (Dumai), North Kalimantan (Nunukan) Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta International Airport), Surabaya, East Java (Juanda International Airport), Denpasar, Bali (Ngurah Rai International Airport and Tanjung Benoa), Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (Zainuddin Abdul Madjid), Manado, North Sulawesi (Sam Ratulangi International Airport), Medan, North Sumatera (Kualanamu), Makassar, South Sulawesi (Sultan Hasanuddin) and Yogyakarta (Special Region of Yogyakarta).
All international travelers (Indonesian citizen and Foreign citizen) are required to carry out a second RT-PCR test on the fourth day for travelers who quarantine 5 x 24 hour.
While arrived at entry points in Indonesia, all international travelers who detected having symptoms and/or with body temperature above 37.5 degree Celsius, are required to carry out RT-PCR re-examination. The Indonesian citizen is exempted from the fee of RT-PCR re-examination while the foreign citizen should pay independently.
Click here for quarantine facilities in Jakarta.
The request for a dispensation regarding quarantine must be submitted with at least 7 x 24 hours notification prior to arrival, by sending a Note Verbale with completed supporting documents. The Ministry shall afterwards make specific considerations regarding the submitted request.
All international travelers are responsible for all expenses during the quarantine, including the COVID-19/PCR tests. Please see “COVID-19/PCR Tests during the Quarantine" below for more information.
COVID-19/PCR Tests during the Quarantine
RT-PCR re-examination must be carried out two times on foreign travelers who have entered the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. The first test will be taken upon arrival and while the second will be taken before the quarantine period ends. The healthcare provider will come to your hotel to collect the sample. Those will be on the traveler’s expense. Please consult with the hotel marking department for the test arrangements and fees.
If you are tested positive, you will be referred to designated Indonesian hospital/health facility conducted by the Indonesian Government at your own expense.
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.