Summary of Current Situation:
Indonesian authorities have announced that the country’s holiday island of Bali will start to welcome back foreign travelers by the 4th of February, 2022. Some airlines have announced their schedule for Bali flight, namely Singapore Airlines which will relaunch daily commercial flights between Singapore and Bali beginning on February 16 and Garuda Indonesia with Denpasar – Tokyo (Haneda flights) on Wednesday and Friday.
Below are the current details on how vaccinated travelers can enter Indonesia. Please note that some details are subject to and likely will change in the weeks ahead. We will be updating this page regularly to reflect the latest information available.
- Application for a Visa here. Currently, entry is possible only under a modified business visa scheme B-211 which requires a guarantor agency (fees from $250 USD/person)
- Register to the electronic Health Alert Card (e-HAC)
- Download and install Care Protect Application (also known as PeduliLindungi) which includes access to e-HAC on your mobile device
- Proof of full vaccination at least 14 days prior to departure to e-HAC and await verification of vaccine certificates (the process can take up to two weeks)
- Proof of health/medical insurance including COVID treatment in case of infection, min $25,000 USD
- Original and printed copies of vaccine certificates to present as-needed during travels in Indonesia
- Negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure to Indonesia.
- Children under 12 years of age who are traveling with parents are exempt from vaccination requirements but will require a negative PCR test. Children 12-18 years old who are unable to receive COVID vaccinations must have medical statements from specialist doctors as well as a negative PCR test.
- Present e-HAC QR code to health officials prior to immigration procedures (this is available on the Peduli Lindungi app)
- Undergo First PCR test on arrival and wait for results via the Care Protect application.
- Children 6-12 years old must have a PCR test before flying and on arrival, while children under 6 years old will receive Saliva tests.
- For travelers who have had 2 doses of vaccines: Undergo a 5 days 4 nights mandatory quarantine in an approved hotels. Please see the approved hotel lists here.
- For travelers who have 1 dose of vaccine or not vaccinated: Undergo a 7 days 5 nights mandatory quarantine in an approved hotels.
- 2nd PCR test on day 5 for fully vaccinated travelers or on the 7th day for partially or non-vaccinated travelers; if results from PCR test are negative, travelers are released from quarantine and able to travel anywhere within the country.
- Mask wearing is mandatory when in public places including tourist’s sites.
- Control of vaccination status at some malls/sites (bring printout or yellow vaccination book)
- PCR test is required before leaving Bali for an international flight.
Note: Currently Indonesia is following level 2 community restrictions, which means that most tourist attractions remain open and the operational hours of malls, restaurants, cafes and bars are 21:00 pm. 99% of Bali residents have been at least partially vaccinated while more than 85% have been fully vaccinated. Indonesia started their booster shot programs on 12 January.
This article was originally published by Exotravel.com/blog/en. Read the original article here.