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Entering Indonesia - Covid19 Travel Restrictions

18 Sep 2020 - Posted By Sindo Ferry

TRAVEL ADVISORIES AND RESTRICTIONS – BORDER CONTROL MEASURES

Indonesia Government has imposed entry restrictions and border closures.   If you have plans to travel to Indonesia soon, please make sure you continue reading and meet all the requirements.

NOTE: These are guidelines only. Sindo Ferry recommends you to visit Indonesia Immigration website and/or Indonesia Embassy for more updated information. Entry requirements are subject to change without prior notice.

Photo credits to Antaranews.com

 

Before Entering Indonesia

1. Indonesia Citizens

Indonesian citizens are welcomed to return to Indonesia. However, you are required to obtain influenza symptom-free certificate (Health Certificate) and negative PCR test result (in English language) which valids for a maximum of 7 days from the date of issuance by the GP or nearest hospital from your respective country. If you are carrying a Health Certificate and without negative PCR test results, you will undergo PCR Test / Rapid Test on arrival in Indonesia. 

For more information regarding Health Protocol Entering Indonesia, please refer to Indonesia Immigration page

 

2. Foreign Visitors

All foreign visitors are not allowed to enter and transit in Indonesia, except:

  1. Children of dual citizenship (with a foreign passport and registered as an Indonesian citizen in the immigration system).

  2. Holders of Temporary Stay Permit (KITAS) and Permanent Stay Permit (KITAP) with valid Multiple Re-entry Permit, or that has expired and is still abroad.

  3. Holders of Diplomatic Visa and Official/Service Visa.

  4. Holders of Diplomatic Stay Permit and Official/Service Stay Permit.

  5. People engaged with Medical Services and Humanitarian assistance.

  6. Airline and Maritime Crews including Land Transports.

  7. Essential Workers for National Strategic Projects (have approval from the Director-General of Immigration).

For more information, please visit this page.  

If you fall under the Exceptional Category, you are required to obtain influenza symptom-free certificate (Health Certificate) and negative PCR test result (in English language) with a validity of 7 days from the date of issuance by the GP or nearest hospital from your respective country. If you are carrying a Health Certificate and without negative PCR test results, you will undergo PCR Test / Rapid Test on arrival in Indonesia. 

For more information, please refer to this page.

Photo credits to Indonesia Ministry of Health

 

Arrival in Indonesia

Upon arrival, please prepare and present the following documents during an immigration clearance.

  • Travel documents such as a passport that is valid for at least 6 months.

  • Health Certificate and negative PCR test result (if applicable).

  • Temporary Stay Permit (KITAS) and Permanent Stay Permit (KITAP) with valid Multiple Re-entry Permit (if applicable).

  • Diplomatic Visa and Official/Service Visa (if applicable).

  • Diplomatic Stay Permit and Official/Service Stay Permit (if applicable).

  • Crew identity card or crew member certificate (if applicable)

  • Valid Indonesia visa (if applicable).

For more information, please visit this link.

If Indonesia Citizens or Foreign Visitors are carrying Health Certificates and negative PCR test results, you will undergo additional medical examinations except Rapid test / PCR test. If no disease and / or risk factors are found, you are allowed to go home and carry out self-quarantine for 14 days.

If Indonesia Citizens or Foreign Visitors are carrying Health Certificates and without negative PCR test results, you will undergo PCR Test / Rapid Test.  While waiting for the PCR test results, you will be placed in a quarantine facility assigned by the Indonesian Authority. 

  • If the PCR test result is negative, you are allowed to go home (self-quarantine 14 days).

  • If the PCR test result is positive, you will be referred to the hospital.

For more information regarding health protocol, please click this link.

 

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