Updated on 6 July, 2021 as per the COVID-19 Task Force Circular Letters Number 14 of 2021.
Effective February 9, 2021, the Indonesian Government closed our borders for international travelers until further notice. The Restrictions exempted the following travelers in accordance with the Regulation of Minister of Law and Human Rights No. 26 of 2020 on Visa and Stay Permit in the New Normal (for the Regulation, click here) among others:
- Diplomatic and Official visa holders (to apply, click here );
- Diplomatic and Official stay permit;
- Visitor visa;
- Temporary Stay visa;
- Holders of Indonesia Temporary Residence Card (KITAS) and Indonesia Permanent Residence Card (KITAP). Visit https://izintinggal-online.imigrasi.go.id/ for more information;
- Arriving crews on transport who arrive on their means of transport (air and ship’s crews);
- Foreign nationals due to special discretion and provided with written permission from relevant Ministries/Government Institutions;
- Foreigners crossing traditional borders;
- Foreigners travelling under a Bilateral Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA). The Indonesian government has established TCAs with United Arab Emirates (UAE), the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Singapore; and
- Asia-Pacific Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Holder holders.
- Applications must be made online by a sponsor through https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/. Once the visa application is approved, the Directorate-General of Immigration of the Republic of Indonesia will issue an electronic visa (e-visa) which will be emailed to the registered email addresses of the Sponsor and the Applicant.
Effective July 6, 2021, the Indonesian Government required all exempted international travelers to have a full vaccination record (Two-Dose of Pfizer or Moderna or Sinovac, AstraZeneca dan Sinopharm and Single-Dose of Johnson & Johnson) upon check-in and arrival in Indonesia until further notice.
Also, all travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test obtained within 72 hours of their departure and a filled-out electronic Indonesia Health Alert Certificate (e-HAC) and present them upon check-in and entry at the airport/quarantine authorities. Please be advised to complete the online e-HAC form in your personal computer or laptop for your ease. It is not advisable to fill-in the online form in your cellular phone or tablet due to frequent technical glitch.
Effective July 6, 2021, the Indonesian Government designated the following for the international travelers entry points in Indonesia: North Sumatra (Kualanamu International Airport), Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta International Airport), East Java (Juanda International Airport), North Sulawesi (Samratulangi International Airport) and West Nusa Tenggara (Zainuddin Abdul Madjid Lombok International Airport).
Effective on July 6, 2021, all international travelers who are able to enter Indonesia during these COVID-19 restrictions are required to have a full-dose of COVID-19 vaccination record (in physical/digital form) prior to departure to Indonesia which is presented upon check-in and arrival in Indonesia.
This requirement is exempted for foreign nationals who are holders of diplomatic and service visa and are part of a foreign official/state visit on ministerial level and higher rank and foreign nationals entering Indonesia under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA) scheme (Indonesia with the nationals of UAE, South Korea, PRC, Qatar and Singapore), by upholding principles of reciprocity and implementing strict health protocols.
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 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.
Effective July 6, 2021, all international travelers are required to undergo a mandatory 8-day quarantine at designated facilities conducted by the Indonesian government at their own expense. The quarantine must be undergone at the entry point (For facilities in Jakarta and Surabaya).
Two PCR tests will be administered during this period before release from quarantine. Those two tests will be administered on the first day and on the seventh day after arrival.
If you are tested positive, you will be referred to designated Indonesian hospital/health facility conducted by the Indonesian Government at your own expense.
Head of Foreign Missions and their families who are assigned in Indonesia are advised to undertake the eight-day quarantine at their residence in Indonesia. They are still required to take two PCR tests on the first and seventh day after their arrival in Indonesia at their residence and on their own arrangement. Please be advised to consult with your Embassy/Consulate in Indonesia concerning the PCR test arrangement and the healthcare provider. The PCR test results shall be sent to Directorate of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia via email to email@example.com.
Whilst other foreign diplomats shall undertake the quarantine at designated facilities by the Indonesian Government at their own expense.
After 8 x 24 hours mandatory quarantine and tested negative, all international travelers are recommended to undertake self-quarantine at their respective residence for the next 14 days.
Domestic 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.