Travel Advice

  1. Travel Advice (VISA, Entry, Quarantine etc.)

(Reference :

Updated on December 28, 2021 per National COVID-19 Task Force Circular Note No. 26/2021 

The Indonesian Government barred from entry to the foreign nationals who have been or in transit to the following countries:

  • Countries with confirmed transmission of Omicron variant: Botswana, Norway and South Africa;
  • Countries with close proximity to the above countries: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini and Lesotho;
  • Countries with more than 10,000 confirmed cases of Omicron variant: United Kingdom and Denmark;
  • Indonesian nationals who have lived or transit in the “Omicron variant” countries may be able to enter Indonesia with a 14-day mandatory quarantine.

For other international travelers will have to undertake 10 days of quarantine effective immediately on December 2, 2021 until further notice.

The following foreign travelers may enter Indonesia under the new regulations:

  1. Diplomatic and Official visa holders;​
  2. Diplomatic and Official stay permit;
  3. Holders of Indonesia Temporary Residence Card (KITAS) and Indonesia Permanent Residence Card (KITAP). Visit for more information;
  4. Visitor visas, including but not limited to:
  • ​​​​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.

  • ​211B Visa;

This visa includes foreign workers in probation.

  1. Limited stay visa, including but not limited to:
  • C312 Visa (work visa);
  • C313 Visa(1-year foreign investment projects in Indonesia);
  • C314 Visa (2-year foreign investment projects in Indonesia);
  • C316 Visa (educational visits);
  • C317 Visa (family reunification)​
  • All non-immigrant crew members or cabin crews arriving any vessel or aircraft from any port or place outside Indonesia.
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card holder; and
  • Traditional Border Crossing pass/card holder.

To apply for visitor and limited-stay visas, visit International travelers who wish to apply for those visas will be required to have a local guarantor/sponsor to sponsor their visit to Indonesia.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 on November 29, 2021, foreign nationals who have lived or transit in the following countries; Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe are barred from entry Indonesia.

Indonesian nationals who transit or have lived in the “Omicron variant” countries may be able to enter Indonesia with a 14-day mandatory quarantine.

For other international travelers will have to undertake 10 days of quarantine effective immediately on December 2, 2021 until further notice.

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 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.

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.