Updates on health protocol for international travel to Indonesia

In accordance with the circular letter of The National Task Force for COVID-19 No. 23 Year 2021 (effective per November 29, 2021):

In anticipation of the development of a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.529 (Omicron variant), which has now spread to several countries in the world, the Indonesian Government has updated its international travel regulations.
All international travellers and foreign nationals, who will enter the territory of the Republic of Indonesia needs to readjust their travel documents to comply with the provisions of the categories of foreigners who are allowed to enter Indonesia, such as vaccination certificates, PCR test provisions and quarantine period.

The Government of Indonesia is temporarily closing the entry of foreign nationals, direct flight or in transit that within the last 14 (fourteen) days arrived from places where the transmission of the SARS-CoV2 B.1.1.529 variant were confirmed: South Africa, Botswana, and Hong Kong; and countries/regions that are geographically close: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, and Lesotho.

Mandatory Hotel quarantine changed from 3 x 24 hours to 7 x 24 hours, for all international travellers, with the entire cost borne independently by the travellers.

All travellers are obliged to:

  • Take PCR test within 3 x 24 hours before departing to Indonesia
  • After arrival, PCR Test is conducted 2 times, 1 x 24 hours after arrival in the Republic of Indonesia; and 6 x 24 hours while undergoing quarantine before completing the mandatory quarantine period.
  • The above-mentioned regulation is temporarily and will be re-adjusted according to global health developments based on the World Health Organization report.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Indonesia