COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information (State Dept. / Mohammad Iqbal Nasution)

Last updated: [05/23/2022]


For travel to the U.S., the following restrictions are in effect:

US Citizen or LPR Non-US Citizen
If you are fully vaccinated: Proof of vaccination and all air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States. Must be fully vaccinated to travel to the United States by plane, only limited exceptions apply. All air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States.

  • Children under 2 years old do not need to test.
  • There is also an option for people who have documented recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days. Learn more.
If you are not fully vaccinated: A negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States. If you are NOT fully vaccinated and meet the criteria for an exception for the requirement for proof of COVID-19 vaccination, you must have a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 1 day before travel.

For travel to and within Indonesia, the following travel restrictions are in effect:

Entry and Quarantine requirements

International travelers may enter Indonesia through:

  • Airports: (i) Soekarno Hatta, Banten; (ii) Ngurah Rai, Bali; (iii) Kualanamu, North Sumatra; (iv) Juanda, East Java; (v) Sultan Hasanuddin, South Sulawesi; (vi) Sam Ratulangi, North Sulawesi; (vii) Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta; (viii) Hang Nadim, Riau Islands; and (ix) Zainuddin Abdul Majid, West Nusa Tenggara.
  • Seaports: (i) Nongsa Terminal Bahari, Riau Islands; (ii) Batam Centre, Riau Islands; (iii) Sekupang, Riau Islands; (iv) Citra Tri Tunas, Riau Islands; (v) Marina Teluk Senimba, Riau Islands; (vi) Bandar Bentan Telani Lagoi, Riau Islands; (vii) Bandar Seri Udana Lobam, Riau Islands; (viii) Sri Bintan Pura, Riau Islands; and (ix) Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands.
  • Cross-Border Posts: (i) Aruk, West Kalimantan; (ii) Entikong, West Kalimantan; (iii) Mota’ain, East Nusa Tenggara; and (iv) Tunon Taka, North Kalimantan.

Entry Requirements:

  • Must comply with Indonesian Government health protocols
  • Must use PeduliLindungi application and have downloaded the application prior to departure
  • Must show vaccination card (physical or digital) showing full vaccination at least fourteen days prior to departure.

Visa on Arrival

Travelers applying for visa on arrival must submit:

  • Travelers applying for visa on arrival must submit:
  • A passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 (six) months,
  • A return ticket or onward ticket to another country,
  • Visa on Arrival fee of 500,000 IDR
  • Proof of insurance ownership from an insurance company which is incorporated as a legal entity in Indonesia, which covers no less than US$25,000 in health financing while the foreigner is in Indonesia.

Visa on Arrival initial validity is up to a maximum of 30 days and can be extended once for up to another 30 days at the local Immigration Office.

Vaccination

All inbound travelers 6 years and older must be fully vaccinated (complete dose of COVID-19 vaccines, with or without booster) against COVID-19, at least 14 days prior to travel. Indonesian authorities may quarantine and vaccinate unvaccinated inbound travelers. The Indonesian Government recognizes the following vaccinations: two-doses Pfizer, Moderna, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, or Sinopharm and single-dose of Johnson & Johnson.

Testing

Upon arrival, travelers will complete a COVID-19 symptom check, and temperature check. If the traveler is symptomatic or has a body temperature above 99.5 F, a PCR test will be taken at the airport. If this test is positive, the traveler must isolate at their residence or a facility approved for COVID-19 isolation. The traveler is responsible for all associated costs.

Quarantine

  • There is no quarantine requirement for travelers who are fully- vaccinated.
  • Quarantine period of 5 x 24 hours is needed for international travelers who have not been vaccinated or have received first dose of vaccination of a two-dose vaccination regime.
  • Travelers under 18 years of age will follow the quarantine provisions of their parents/caregivers.
  • International travelers are responsible for all expenses during the quarantine, including the COVID-19/PCR tests

Special Requirements of Entry Points in the Riau Islands Province

The following applies to travelers originating in Singapore, who have settled in Singapore for a minimum of the last 14 days, enter Indonesia through an entry point in the Riau Island Province, and have received a second or third doses of vaccine:

  • The traveler must show negative results from a rapid antigen test, for which the sample is taken within a maximum period of 1×24 hours departure; OR
  • Show negative RT-PCR results whose samples were taken 2×24 hours before departure

U.S. Government Employees on Official Business

U.S. Diplomatic and Official passport holders should contact U.S. Embassy Jakarta’s Management section for specific guidance and requirements.

Domestic travel restrictions within Indonesia

Domestic travelers who have received a second vaccination dose or third (booster) dose of vaccine are no longer required to present a negative COVID test (neither RT-PCR nor antigen). They must travel with their vaccination certificate to confirm eligibility.

Domestic Travelers who have received only the first dose of vaccine (no booster) are required to show proof of a negative rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours or PCR taken within 72 hours of departure.

Domestic travelers aged 6-17, who have received the second dose of vaccine, are exempt from showing negative rapid antigen test results, but must travel their vaccine certificate.

Domestic Travelers with special health conditions or comorbidities that prevent the person concerned from receiving vaccinations are required to show a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure or a RT-PCR result from a sample taken within 72 hours of departure, with the addition of a doctor’s certificate from the Government Hospital stating that the person concerned has not or is unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Domestic Travelers under the age of 6 years old are excluded from the above conditions and allowed to travel with their parents or caregivers.

Additional requirements

All travelers (domestic and international) must use PeduliLindungi application.

  • It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public and many public spaces require proof of vaccination to enter. Fines and other penalties may apply for violations of the restrictions.
  • Please see the table above for travel related restrictions.
  • Are either PCR or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Indonesia? Yes, both PCR and antigen tests are widely available.
  • Are test results reliably available by the following calendar day? Yes, antigen results are available shortly after the test and PCR results are available within 24 hours.
  • The cost of the PCR or antigen test is the responsibility of the traveler.
  • Test results are usually delivered by WhatsApp message or email.
  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes  Please see the table above for additional information. Visit Indonesian Immigration (https://www.imigrasi.go.id) and the Indonesian Embassy (https://kemlu.go.id/washington/en) for updated visa and entry requirements as regulations may change frequently.
  • Visa-on-Arrival is available for international travel (see terms above).
  • Travels must satisfy all requirements for vaccination and show a negative PCR test from their point of origin taken within 48 hours of the scheduled departure time.
  • Travelers are required to use the PeduliLindungi application.

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  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel?
    • Please see the table above for vaccination and testing requirements
    • Travelers who are not vaccinated and intend to leave Indonesia, but who must travel domestically to reach the exit point for international flights are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate provided that:
      • Travelers do not leave the airport area during transit or while waiting for international flights.
      • Travelers obtain a clearance issued by the local Port Health Authority to travel domestically.
      • Travelers must possess a valid flight itinerary with direct transit from the domestic originating city to the exit point for international departure.
  • Has the government of Indonesia approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use?  Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Indonesia for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes, subject to residency, availability, and location. Contact your nearest medical provider for more information.
  • Which vaccines are available in Indonesia? Sinovac, Sinopharm, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Johnson&Johnson.
  • While the Ministry of Health has confirmed that foreign residents are eligible for vaccination, vaccination prioritization can vary significantly, with generally greater availability in Jakarta and Bali.  Foreign residents of Indonesia generally need to provide their KTP or NIK (national ID number) to receive a vaccine.   Prior to registration, foreign residents of Indonesia should contact a private hospital, their provincial, city, or district level health offices or neighborhood clinics (puskesmas) directly to confirm their current requirements and availability of vaccines.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. U.S. citizens abroad should consult with medical providers they trust, and review information published by relevant public health authorities, as they consider their options for accessing a COVID-19 vaccine. American citizens may wish to consider returning to the United States as an option for receiving the vaccine.

More updates here: https://id.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/