Updated 15th May 2022.
LATEST INDONESIA COVID-19 NEWS:
- 14th April 2022 – Several local news outlets are reporting that Indonesia is planning to increase the price of visa on arrival threefold. Source.
- 6th April 2022 – Effective 6th April 2022, travellers from 43 countries are now eligible for VOA. ASEAN will be visa-free. Source.
- 4th April 2022 – Indonesia is scrapping on arrival testing for fully vaxxed international travellers. Source.
Disclaimer: COVID-19 travel restrictions are changing every day and the following information reflects South East Asia’s Backpacker’s understanding of the current rules for entry. While we update this article regularly to ensure the information is as current as it can be, we cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.
Indonesia Travel Restrictions
Can you travel to Indonesia right now?
Vaccinated travellers can now enter with no quarantine.
Unvaccinated international travellers can now enter Indonesia with additional entry requirements e.g. RT-PCR test on arrival.
Before you enter Indonesia, you will need:
Required Entry Documents
Visa On Arrival – Available at selected entry points.
- Permission to enter the country
- Proof of insurance that covers COVID-19
- Peduli Lindungi mobile application downloaded
- Proof of full vaccination course
- Negative RT-PCR test taken no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure with QR code
- Funds to cover the cost of visa (IDR 500,000)
- Unvaccinated: Proof of payment for quarantine hotel
- Must hold relevant travel/health insurance to cover COVID-19. The insurance company must be established as a legal entity in Indonesia.
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Vaccinated: Don’t need to quarantine on arrival in Indonesia.
Unvaccinated/partially vaccinated*: You will have to self-quarantine for 5 days and take a PCR test on day 4.
* Children from the ages of 12-17 have to follow these rules too.
Local COVID-19 Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations below are only meant to serve as a guide and the situation is prone to change rapidly without warning. For more information on local rules and restrictions visit the Indonesia COVID-19 Task Force website.
- FACE COVERINGS – It is compulsory to wear a face mask in public places across the country, whether indoors or outdoors. Fines may be imposed on anyone who breaks this law. Also see: Best face masks for travel.
- SOCIAL DISTANCING – Still largely in force across the country.
- CURFEWS – Curfews could be introduced at short notice.
- PUBLIC TRANSPORT – Masks compulsory.
- VENUES AND GATHERINGS – Hotels and guesthouses remain open for business, although many have been forced to close due to lack of custom.
- MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE – There are vaccination requirements for domestic travel. You may be exempt if you are travelling domestically to transfer onto an international flight.
Entry into the neighbouring country of Malaysia (via Borneo island) is currently prohibited.
- Facebook Group: Visa & Immigration Indonesia.
- Overseas Security Advisory Council.
- UK Government Foreign Travel Advice.
- US Embassy & Consulates in Indonesia.
- Indonesia COVID-19 Task Force website.
- The Humanitarian Data Exchange
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