In order to enter Indonesia all international travellers have to prepare a set of documents and follow specific rules. The information you find on this website are updated* regularly and aim to give you the best overview on what you have to know. Nevertheless, all information is without any guarantee or legal claim.
Updated: 6 May 2022
In a nutshell:
We advise to print out all necessary travel and health documents prior departure!
To obtain a visa, you must have a local sponsor. The local sponsor must either be an individual, a company, or an institution that resides in Indonesia, that is relevant to your visit and will take full responsibility for your stay in Indonesia.
Visa application is now centrally managed by the Indonesian Immigration and accessible at https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/. Only the local sponsor can apply for the visa on behalf of the visitor.
If the application is approved, you will receive an e-Visa by email. Please print the e-Visa prior to your departure. You do not need to submit anything to the Indonesian Embassy.
International travellers (foreign nationals) need one of the following visas in order to enter to Indonesia:
Diplomatic and Official visa (to apply, click here);
Diplomatic and Official stay permit;
Indonesia Temporary Residence Card (KITAS) and Indonesia Permanent Residence Card (KITAP) Visit https://izintinggal-online.imigrasi.go.id/ for more information;
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.
All non-immigrant crew members or cabin crews arriving on any vessel or aircraft from any port or place outside Indonesia.
Traditional Border Crossing pass/card holder.
Under the bilateral agreement (Travel Corridor Arrangements).
Granted a legal permission from the Ministry/Agency.
To apply for visitor and limited-stay visas, visit https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/.
International travellers who wish to apply for those visas will be required to have a local guarantor/sponsor to sponsor their visit to Indonesia.
*Foreign nationals with the purpose of leisure travel can enter the territory of the Republic of Indonesia under the following conditions:
Through the designated ports of entry;
Having received at least two COVID-19 vaccine shots, with the last vaccine at least 14 days prior departure;
A negative RT-PCR test result from departure country (max. 48 hours old);
A short-visit visa or other entry permit (e.g. visa on arrival for specific country residents);
Proof of ownership of health insurance with a minimum coverage value of USD25.000 which includes financing for handling COVID-19;
Proof of booking confirmation and payment for accommodation while in Indonesia.
COVID-19 Vaccination Registration
The Government of Indonesia will require international travellers who have received COVID-19 vaccination overseas to register their COVID-19 vaccination using the Peduli Lindungi App.
The verification email will normally be sent out between 3 – 10 business days. Please expect delays as the central server in Jakarta, Indonesia, has received large volume of registration requests recently.
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 registration.
If you are foreign citizen, you will have to input your passport information via the app. The vaccine record will be verified by the respective Embassy in Jakarta. Please consult with your respective Embassy for more information.
For more information, click here
All international travellers are required to have a complete e-HAC to travel domestically within Indonesia.
Please download “PeduliLindungi" app in your Apple Store or Android Play to complete the e-HAC (How-To-Guide). 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.
There is no general quarantine requirement for travellers who are fully vaccinated. Nevertheless, at arrival in Indonesia, all international travellers who are showing symptoms and/or with body temperature above 37.5 degree Celsius, are required to carry out RT-PCR re-examination. Indonesian citizens are exempted from the fee of RT-PCR re-examination while foreign citizen have to pay independently.
In case of a positive PCR test after symptom check upon arrival in Indonesia:
∙ Isolate at an approved facility or at a hospital
∙ Foreign citizens must bear their own isolation expenses
∙ Isolation costs for Indonesian citizens will be covered by the Indonesian Government.
Please note that all international travellers (Indonesian citizen and foreign citizen) are required to quarantine under the following categories:
Quarantine period 5 x 24 hours for those who have not been vaccinated or have received first dose of vaccination.
Quarantine period for minors under 18 years or people required exceptional protection is followed the provisions of the parents/legal guardians/travel companions.
Click here for quarantine facilities in Jakarta.
All international travellers are responsible for all expenses during the quarantine, including the COVID-19/PCR tests.
COVID-19/PCR Tests during quarantine
RT-PCR re-examination must be carried out two times on foreign travellers who undergo quarantine procedure. The first test will be taken upon arrival and the second will be taken before the quarantine period ends. The healthcare provider will come to your hotel to collect the sample. Those will be on the traveller's expense. Please consult with the hotel for the test arrangements and fees.
If you are tested positive, you will be referred to designated Indonesian hospital/health facility conducted by the Indonesian Government at your own expense.
Please see the official sources for all up-to-date regulations and follow all information provided by travel agencies and/or airlines.
This section provides information regarding your stay in Indonesia during The COVID-19 situation. COVID-19 Task Force and The Ministry of Home Affairs are responsible for regulating about domestic travel and health protocol in regards to halt the spread of coronavirus.