Indonesia has openen for international tourism since 14 October 2021. The Government of the Republic of Indonesia provides relaxation of international travel for foreigners. Under the new regulations, foreign travellers entering Indonesia must have the following visas:
– Diplomatic and Official Visa Holders
– Diplomatic and Official Stay Permit
– Limited Stay Permit Card (KITAS) and Permanent Stay Permit Card (KITAP)
– Visitor visas and limited stay visa
Currently, there are 19 countries allowed to enter Indonesia for travelling, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Leichenstein, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Norway.
There are two entry points designated for international travellers, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) Bali or Hang Nadim International Airport (BTH) Batam or Raja Haji Fiisabilillah International Airport (TNJ) Tanjung Pinang. Entry requirements include:
1. Have a short visit visa or other entry permit in accordance with applicable laws and regulations,
2. Proof of ownership of health insurance with an insured value of USD 100,000 which includes financing for handling Covid-19,
3. Proof of confirmation and payment of accommodation in Indonesia.
All tourists must follow the applicable health protocols. This provision is valid until the time determined by the Indonesian government. The health protocols are as follows:
1. Providing proof of a negative PCR test result taken 3×24 hours before departure. It is recommended that a negative PCR test result in hard copy to be shown at departure check-in and shown upon arrival in Indonesia.
2. Providing proof of card or certificate (physical/digital) of the full dose of Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 (fourteen) days before departure to Indonesia, two doses for Pfizer, Moderna, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, and Sinopharm and one dose for Johnson & Johnson).
3. Travellers are encouraged to register for proof of vaccine card here. After registering on the site, you will get a verification email within 3 (three) working days containing the vaccination by the Indonesian Ministry of Health.
4. After receiving the leverage email, download the Peduli Lindungi application, then log in by entering your passport number, and fill in the e-HAC, then you will see the unique proof barcode of Covid-19 verification and in the “Vaccine Certificate”.
Quarantine is mandatory for international travellers. Those who have received a full-dose Covid-19 vaccination, must undergo 3×24 hours of quarantine, while for those who have just received 1 dose of Covid-19 Vaccination, must undergo 5×24 hours of quarantine. PCR tests were performed 2 times during the quarantine period. The first PCR test will be carried out upon arrival in Indonesia. The second PCR test is carried out on the 3rd day for fully vaccinated travellers or on the 4th day for 1st dose vaccinated travellers. Violation of these provisions will be threatened with a maximum imprisonment of 1 (one) year and a maximum fine of Rp. 100,000,000.
Travel restrictions and document requirements mentioned in this blog are based on governments/related authorities regulations.
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