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The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia The Hague, the Netherlands

Travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic

Last updated 21 September 2022
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There are still travel restrictions for foreign nationals entering the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Those who are in the possession of a valid Indonesian residence permit (KITAS / KITAP), or (electronic) Visa are allowed to enter the country.

Due to the covid-19 pandemic the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in The Hague cannot issue regular visas. (e)Visa applications must be submitted by the Indonesian sponsor to the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta: https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/

Visa on Arrival (VOA) for foreign travellers

The Indonesian Government has reopened its Visa on Arrival services (only for tourism or governmental visit ), at the following entry points:

Airports:

  1. Adisumarmo, Surakarta, Central Java
  2. Hang Nadim, Batam, Riau Islands
  3. Juanda, Surabaya, East Java
  4. Kualanamu, Medan, North Sumatra
  5. Minangkabau, Padang, West Sumatra
  6. Ngurah Rai, Denpasar, Bali
  7. Raja Haji Fisabilillah, Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands
  8. Sam Ratulangi, Manado, North Sulawesi
  9. Soekarno Hatta, Banten, DKI Jakarta
  10. Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan
  11. Sultan Hasanuddin, Makassar, South Sulawesi
  12. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, Palembang, South Sumatra
  13. Sultan Syarif Kasim II, Pekanbaru, Riau
  14. Syamsuddin Noor, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan
  15. Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta
  16. Zainuddin Abdul Majid, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara

Seaports:

  1. Bandar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Tanjung Uban, Riau Islands
  2. Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Tanjung Uban, Riau Islands
  3. Batam Centre, Batam, Riau Islands
  4. Benoa, Denpasar, Bali
  5. Biak, Biak, Papua
  6. Citra Tri Tunas, Batam, Riau Islands
  7. Dumai, Dumai, Riau
  8. Jayapura, Jayapura, Papua
  9. Marina Teluk Senimba, Batam, Riau Islands
  10. Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Batam, Riau Islands
  11. Nusantara Pare Pare, Pare Pare, South Sulawesi
  12. Padang Bai, Singaraja, Bali
  13. Samudera, Bitung, North Sulawesi
  14. Saumlaki, Tual, Moluccas
  15. Sekupang, Batam, Riau Islands
  16. Sibolga, Sibolga, North Sumatra
  17. Soekarno-Hatta, Makassar, South Sulawesi
  18. Sri Bintan Pura, Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands
  19. Sunda Kelapa, North Jakarta, DKI Jakarta
  20. Tanjung Balai Karimun, Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands
  21. Tanjung Pandan, Tanjung Pandan, Bangka Belitung Islands
  22. Tenau, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara
  23. Tual, Tual, Moluccas

Cross-border posts:

  1. Aruk, Sambas, West Kalimantan
  2. Entikong, Entikong, West Kalimantan
  3. Mota'ain, Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara
  4. Motamasin, Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara
  5. Sota, Merauke, Papua
  6. Tunon Taka, Nunukan, North Kalimantan
  7. Wini, Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara

Eligible nationalities:

  1. Albania
  2. Andorra
  3. Argentina
  4. Australia
  5. Austria
  6. Bahrain
  7. Belarus
  8. Belgium
  9. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  10. Brazil
  11. Brunei Darussalam
  12. Bulgaria
  13. Cambodia
  14. Canada
  15. Chille
  16. China
  17. Colombia
  18. Croatia
  19. Cyprus
  20. Czech Republic
  21. Denmark
  22. Ecuador
  23. Egypt
  24. Estonia
  25. Finland
  26. France
  27. Germany
  28. Greece
  29. Hong Kong
  30. Hungary
  31. Iceland
  32. India
  33. Ireland
  34. Italy
  35. Japan
  36. Jordan
  37. Kuwait
  38. Laos
  39. Latvia
  40. Liechtenstein
  41. Lithuania
  42. Luxembourg
  43. Malaysia
  44. Maldives
  45. Malta
  46. Mexico
  47. Monaco
  48. Morocco
  49. Myanmar
  50. Netherlands
  51. New Zealand
  52. Norway
  53. Oman
  54. Palestine
  55. Peru
  56. Philippines
  57. Poland
  58. Portugal
  59. Qatar
  60. Rumania
  61. Russia
  62. San Marino
  63. Saudi Arabia
  64. Serbia
  65. Seychelles
  66. Singapore
  67. Slovakia
  68. Slovenia
  69. South Africa
  70. South Korea
  71. Spain
  72. Suriname
  73. Sweden
  74. Switzerland
  75. Taiwan
  76. Thailand
  77. Timor Leste
  78. Tunisia
  79. Turkey
  80. Ukraine
  81. United Arab Emirates
  82. United Kingdom
  83. United States of America
  84. Uzbekistan
  85. Vatican
  86. Vietnam

The Visa on Arrival costs Rp. 500.000 and is valid for 30 days. The Visa on Arrival can get extended once, with 30 days, at a local Immigration Office in Indonesia with an extension fee of Rp. 500.000. The Visa on Arrival cannot be converted into another type of stay permit.

Requirements

  1. Official national passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the entry date

Bearers of any type of travel document other than a regular national passport must arrange an eVisa prior to their journey

  1. Copy of a return ticket, or ticket continuing the journey to another country
  2. Documents required in accordance with the provisions of the Indonesian Health Protocol issued by the Covid-19 Task Force.
  3. In case of a governmental visit, the traveller must also attach an invitation letter regarding the attending of a meeting / conference issued by the Indonesian Ministry / Department / Institutions concerned

Visa Exemption (Free Visa < 30 days)

The Indonesian Government has reopened its Visa on Arrival services for tourism, governmental visit, business meeting, purchase of goods, and transit at the following entry points:

  1. Brunei Darussalam
  2. Cambodia
  3. Laos
  4. Malaysia
  5. Myanmar
  6. Philippines
  7. Singapore
  8. Thailand
  9. Vietnam

The Visa Exemption is valid for a maximum of 30 days, and cannot get extended nor converted into another type of stay permit.

Requirements

  1. Official national passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the entry date Bearers of any type of travel document other than a regular national passport must arrange an eVisa prior to their journey
  2. Copy of a return ticket, or ticket continuing the journey to another country
  3. Documents required in accordance with the provisions of the Indonesian Health Protocol issued by the Covid-19 Task Force.
  4. In case of a governmental visit, the traveller must also attach an invitation letter regarding the attending of a meeting / conference issued by the Indonesian Ministry / Department / Institutions concerned

Electronic Visa (eVisa) from the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta

If you are not eligible for a Visa on Arrival, wish to travel longer than 60 days, and/or have a visiting purpose matching the ones mentioned below, your Indonesian sponsor has to submit a visa application through the website of the Directorate General of Immigration - Jakarta, via: https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/. Tourist visa applications must be submitted by an Indonesian visa/travel agent or hotel. An E-Visa will be issued for the following purposes:

1. Visit Visa (B211 - 60 days)

  • B211A

o tourism;

o medical assistance, food support, and humanitarian aid;

o business meeting at a head-, or representative office (not to supervise production activities of producers/sellers);

o business discussion, negotiation, signing business contract (not to supervise production activities of producers/sellers);

o purchase of goods (not to supervise production activities of producers/sellers);

o a governmental visit;

o visiting places or activities in the framework of official government duties related to the G20;

o a crew member who joins the vessel in Indonesia;

o transit;

o participating in sport related activities at the invitation of the Indonesian government, international championships, or sport related activities by international sports organizations.

  • B211B

o probationary period for foreign workers;

o essential work/emergency: to carry out unplanned work that cannot be delegated/authorized to other people in the context of dealing with incidents caused by, natural disasters, main engine damage, or riots and are required to be handled immediately to avoid fatal losses for the company and/or the community in general

  • B211C

o Journalism/making a movie

Additional information

  • Single-Entry Visitor Visa (Index B211A, B211B, B211C) issued before 16 April 2022, can still be granted 4 time extension of the Stay Permit, until a maximum stay of 180 days.
  • Single-Entry Visitor Visa (Index B211A, B211B, B211C) issued from 16 April 2022 valid for a maximum stay of 60 days, can be granted a 2 time Stay Permit extension (60 days/extension), until a maximum stay of 180 days.
  • Single-Entry Visitor Visa (Index B211A, B211B, B211C) issued from 16 April 2022 valid for a maximum stay of 180 days cannot be granted extension of the Stay Permit
  • The applicant must apply for the Stay Permit extension at the local immigration office and pay a fee of IDR 2.000.000.
  • Foreigners or Sponsors can still apply for a Visitor Visa within the Indonesian Territory (onshore visa) through the Online Visa Approval application.

2. Temporary stay visa (12 months)

A temporary stay visa will be granted to foreigners for a work activity and/or non-work activity. This visa can be converted into an Indonesian Temporary Residence Permit (KITAS).

  • Temporary stay visa for the work activity is granted to a foreign worker (C312)

o as a professional or expert;

o who joins to work on ships, on vessels, or installations operating in the Indonesian maritime zone, territorial sea, continental shelf, and Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone;

o whose job is quality control of goods or products;

o who conducts workplace inspections and audit;

o whose work with an after sales service;

o who installs and repairs machines;

o with a non-permanent work in constructions;

o with a probationary period for skilled works.

  • Temporary stay visa for the non-work activity is granted to a foreigner for:

  • C313 – C314

o foreign investment (1 year);

o foreign investment (2 years);

  • C315

o scientific training and research;

  • C316

o study/attend education at an educational institution;

  • C317

o reunification with Indonesian spouse;

o joining a foreign spouse who holds an Indonesian residence permit (KITAS/KITAP);

o children from a mixed marriage (foreigner-Indonesian) joining their parents;

o unmarried children under 18 from joining their foreign mother/father married to an Indonesian national;

o unmarried children under 18 joining their parents who hold an Indonesian residence permit (KITAS/KITAP);

o children who have a legal family relationship with the father/mother who has Indonesian nationality

  • C318

o Repatriation for ex-Indonesian nationals who wish to live in Indonesia

Health protocol and quarantine regulations

Regulations for international travelling

International travellers arriving into the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, must follow the following health protocols and quarantine regulations. The international traveller must:

  1. Show proof/certificate of a full dose of COVID-19 vaccination (at least 2 vaccines, or 1 for the Johnson&Johnson vaccine) minimum 14 days before the date of travel, e.g., stamp in the yellow vaccination book and print out the international QR code from the CoronaCheck website: https://coronacheck.nl/nl/print/
  • International travellers under 18 are not required to show Covid-19 vaccination proof
  • International travellers who cannot get vaccinated due to medical reasons, must show an official statement letter from their physician
  1. International travellers having received a full dose of COVID-19 vaccination (at least 2 vaccines, or 1 for the Johnson&Johnson vaccine) do not have to show a negative PCR test upon arrival anymore
  • International travellers that have been tested positive for Covid-19 (max. 30 days prior to departure) and are not contagious, do not have to show proof of a full dose Covid-19 vaccination or negative PCR test prior to departure, under the condition that they must undergo a PCR test upon arrival and attach an International Recovery Certificate or doctor's certificate from their country of departure.
  1. Register the vaccination received abroad through the following website of the Indonesian Ministry of Health: https://vaksinln.dto.kemkes.go.id/sign/in and upload this data in the Peduli Lindungi app. You will receive a QR Code which can be scanned, for example if you want to enter malls, restaurants and other public places.
  • Ground staff at the airport can also help to integrate the data in the Peduli Lindungi app.
  • For more inquiries please contact: dto@kemkes.go.id
  1. Upon arrival International travellers are submitted to a health check.
  • Those who have received 2 and 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and have passed the health check are allowed to continue their travels

  • For those who have only received 1 dose of COVID-19 Vaccines, must undergo quarantine for 5 days at their own expense

  • If the traveller has Covid related symptoms and/or their body temperature is higher than 37,5 degrees during the health check, they must retake a PCR test at the airport and wait for their result. After receiving a negative PCR test result the traveller is allowed to continue their activities. If the PCR test is positive, travellers with mild or no symptoms have to quarantine for 5 days in their accommodation

  • To those who undergo the 5 days quarantine, travellers must retake another PCR test on the fourth day.

  • International travellers under 18 follow the provisions applied to their parents/caregiver or travel companion.

Regulations for domestic travelling

Every individual who carries out a trip is obliged to apply, and comply with the following health protocols:

  1. use a 3-ply cloth mask or medical mask that covers the nose, mouth and chin while indoors or when in crowds;
  2. replace masks regularly every four hours, and dispose the waste in the places provided;
  3. wash hands regularly by using water and soap or hand sanitizer;
  4. social distance with a minimum of 1,5m; and
  5. advised not to have an in-person/telephone conversation while using any mode of public transportation.

Domestic travellers using all modes of private/public transportation between different regions/provinces throughout Indonesia, also must comply with the following provisions:

  1. Use the PeduliLindungi App as proof of vaccination while travelling;
  2. Domestic travellers, aged 18 and up, are required having received the third vaccination dose (booster);
  3. Foreign domestic travellers from abroad , aged 18 and up, are required having received two vaccination dose;
  4. Domestic travellers aged between 6 – 17 years must show proof of having received 2 dose of COVID-19 vaccination;
  5. Foreign domestic travellers from abroad , aged between 6 - 17 years are exempted from the COVID-19 vaccination;
  6. Domestic travellers aged under 6 years are exempted from the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. They must travel with their parent(s)/caregiver(s) or travel companion who has complied with the vaccination requirements and health protocols;
  7. It is not mandatory anymore to show a negative PCR- or Rapid Test Result;
  8. Domestic travellers who cannot get vaccinated due to medical reasons, must show an official doctor's certificate from their physician/hospital which states that the person concerned cannot get vaccinated and why;

KITAS/ KITAP Extension

Bearers of an Indonesian Residence Permit (KITAS / KITAP) which has expired while abroad, can submit an extension request through their Indonesian sponsor at the immigration office that issued the document for you. Another possibility for the sponsor is to submit an online request for extension through the website of the Directorate General of Immigration - Jakarta, via: https://izintinggal-online.imigrasi.go.id/