Covid-19 Travelers FAQ
You can find the answers to the most frequently asked question regarding the current situation of COVID-19 in Indonesia on this page. There is also a list of contacts you can reach out to for more information.
29 March 2021Visa and Stay Permit Requirement for Foreign Nationals in Society’s New Customs In relation to the Minister of Law and Human Rights Regulation Number 26/2020 on the Visas and Stay Permits During the New Normal Period, the Directorate General of Immigration has revised the regulations on Visas and Stay Permits for foreign nationals currently residing in Indonesia or planning to enter Indonesia during the new normal period.
08 March 2021Temporary Entry Restriction Policy for Foreign Citizens Visiting Indonesia Following the latest variant of the 2019 novel coronavirus, Indonesia has imposed a temporary entry ban for foreigners.
09 January 2021Balinese Government Imposed Obligatory PCR Test Result Requirements for Upcoming Bali Visitors See the latest regulations imposed by Indonesian government for upcoming Bali visitors.
24 December 2020New Entry Requirements for Java, Bali, and Bangka Belitung Islands In anticipation of a spike in Covid-19 cases, several areas such as Java, Bali, and Bangka Belitung have implemented new requirements for in and out flights that must be obeyed by the tourists.
14 October 2020Indonesia Reopens Public Places and Facilities to Enter "Transition Period" of Large Scale Social Restriction The Government of the Republic of Indonesia started to impose a new policy to welcome the transition period of its Large Scale Social Restriction (PSBB) implementation.
14 October 2020Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Encourage Tourism Stakeholders to Implement Strict Health Protocol to Welcome the “New Normal” As a part of Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, Wishnutama Kusubandio, emphasizes on sense of security, wellness, and comfort as three main aspects
31 August 2020List of Reopened Tourism Spots in Regards to COVID-19 Outbreak Prevention Measurements Below, you can find the lists of places that are reopened in several cities in Indonesia.
26 August 2020Preparation to Open Bali for Visitors by Implementing “New Era Life Order Protocol” The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of life everywhere, including Bali.
02 August 2020Requirements for Domestic Tourist Visiting Bali In order to provide more protection, comfort, and safety for tourists visiting Bali during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provincial Government of Bali has issued Circular Letter No. 15243 the Year 2020 regarding new requirements for domestic tourists visiting Bali.
27 July 2020Emergency/Force Majeure Stay Permit for Foreign Travellers in Indonesia Read the latest notification from Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia regarding the alleviation of emergency/force Majeure stay permit during the COVID-19 outbreak.
27 July 2020Bali Entry Requirements During the New Normal Period Wayan Koster, the Governor of the Province of Bali and the Head of the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19, issued Circular Letter Number 305/GUGASCOVID19/VI/2020.
17 July 2020Garuda Indonesia Reopens Flight for Exceptional Passengers Along with this message, let us inform you that Garuda Indonesia has reopened flights and began operations starting from 7 May 2020.
18 June 2020Information Update on Immigration Services for Foreign Nationals at Immigration Offices Refer to this article for the updated information regarding immigration services at immigration offices for foreign citizens residing in Indonesia.
14 June 2020The Implementation of Health Protocol for the Tourism Sector During the Transition Period The Head of the Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economic Agency on 5 June 2020 issued Decree Number 131/2020 regarding the Protocol for COVID-19 Prevention.
04 June 20208 FAQs You Need To Know About Indonesia Today Yes, due to safety reasons, Indonesia’s borders are currently closed and limited access is allowed for specific travel purposes to authorized personnel only.
28 May 2020Mandatory Requirements for Airplane Passangers during The Covid-19 Emergency Period In accordance with the government policy particularly Regulation of the Minister for Transportation No. 25 the Year 2020 on transportation control during Eid Fitr 2020 which aims to prevent further spread of Covid-19 in Indonesia.
27 May 2020Bali Entry Requirements for Visitors Regarding COVID-19 Due to its impressive result in tackling the number of COVID-19 infections, the government declared that Bali will be reopened to visitors starting from 28 May 2020.
20 May 2020Indonesia Enters the List of "Best Countries to Invest in Post-COVID-19” Indonesia has made the list of “Best Countries to Invest in Post-COVID-19” according to TheCEOMagazine.com
19 May 2020The Way Bali and Its Community Fight the Outbreak of COVID-19 Bali is currently being recognized as a model by Indonesian authorities in overcoming the pandemic.
17 May 2020Jakarta Gubernatorial Regulation and Denpasar’s PKM Aims to Curb the Spread of COVID-19 Governor of DKI Jakarta, Anies Baswedan, issued Gubernatorial Regulation No. 47/2020 on travel limitations out-of-and-into-Greater Jakarta on 14 May 2020.
15 May 2020Indonesia Prevention to Fight COVID-19 Ensuring your safety and well-being matters the most to us. Once the COVID-19 outbreak ends, we will warmly welcome you to Indonesia.
10 May 2020Bersama Jaga Indonesia Solidarity Concert The pandemic of COVID-19 established by the World Health Organization WHO has made the world in the same story for the first time. The impact hit every corner of the source of human life. Pandemics make people limited their space.
30 April 2020Large Scale Social Restriction Implementation PSBB is a limitation of specific activities of a particular region that is suspected of COVID-19 infection. PSBB has been regulated in Ministry of Health Regulation No. 9 the Year 2020.
25 April 2020List of Closed Tourism Spots in Regards to COVID-19 Outbreak Here are the lists of places that are temporarily closed in several cities in Indonesia, started on March 14, 2020, due to Covid-19 outbreak prevention.
21 April 2020Unity in Distance It's time for us to take a break and stay at home for a while. It's a small but meaningful contribution to making everything better during these hard times.
21 April 2020Stay at Home for a Better Tomorrow Take a break for a few moments, distance yourself to breathe safely. Contribute to a better future. #StayatHome and #ExploreTomorrow.
16 April 2020Three Steps to Mitigate The Impact Of COVID-19 to The Tourism Sector Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, has impacted all sectors, not only tourism. While chairing a limited internal meeting by teleconference from Bogor Presidential Palace, Jawa Barat, Thursday, 16th April 2020.
13 April 2020Implementation of Large-Scale Social Restrictions for the Greater Jakarta and Pekanbaru, Riau In connection to the significant rise in the pandemic spread of the COVID-19 virus within several regions in Indonesia, several areas within Indonesia have submitted the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) proposal to the Minister of Health, Dr.Terawan Agus Putranto.
11 April 2020Development of The Handling of The Coronavirus 2020 in The Province of Bali Denpasar City – Bali already has a few preparations in place to anticipate the spread of COVID-19, in accordance with the instructions by the Bali Governor, Wayan Koster, who is also the Head of the COVID-19 Quick Handling Task Force for the Bali Province.
09 April 2020Temporary Entry Ban for Foreign Citizens Entering the Republic of Indonesia Due to the development of COVID-19 all around the world, including in Indonesia, the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia temporarily ban entry to the Republic of Indonesia for foreign citizens.
08 April 2020Government Contacts Below is the list of contacts you can reach out to for information regarding the situation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia.
06 April 2020List of Closed Tourism Spots on each Province in Regards to COVID-19 Outbreak Here are the lists of places that are temporarily closed in every province in Indonesia, due to COVID-19 outbreak prevention.
02 April 2020Official Statement of Bali Tourism Promotion Board on COVID 19 Official Statement of Bali Tourism Promotion Board on COVID 19
02 April 2020Additional Measures of The Indonesian Government in Relation to Covid-19 Response Additional Measures of The Indonesian Government in Relation to Covid-19 Response
02 April 2020Official Statement of The Closing of Komodo National Park Due to COVID-19 Due to the spread of global pandemic COVID-19, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, along with the Directorate General of Conservation of Natural Resources and Ecosystems, decided to close down Komodo National Park temporarily.
02 April 2020Q & A with Wishnutama Kusubandio, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, on the Current Condition of Tourism in Indonesia and COVID-19 Q & A with Wishnutama Kusubandio, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, on the Current Condition of Tourism in Indonesia and COVID-19
02 April 2020List of Postponed Public Events in Indonesia According to the government's regulation regarding the measures to prevent further spread of COVID-19, all public events that have set to be held in March to April has been postponed until an undetermined time. Here are the list of public events that are postponed:
01 April 2020How Indonesia is coming Together to Fight COVID-19 On 29 February 2020, President Joko Widodo declared a national state of emergency over the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia. Since then, many preventive measures have been taken in order to mitigate the spread of the disease.
18 March 2020The Policy of The Government of The Republic of Indonesia on The Developments Regarding Covid-19 5 March 2020 Indonesia continues to monitor the reports regarding the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 outbreak issued by the WHO.
14 March 2020The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Prioritizes in Protecting Public Health in the Midst of the COVID-19 Outbreak Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama Kusubandio in his statement in Jakarta, Friday (03/13/2020) said that the ministry has postponed all forms of tourism promotion abroad until the COVID-19 outbreak ended.
11 February 2020A Letter to Our Friends, the People of China We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of lives and the significant impact caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
07 February 2020The Official Statement from Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia expressed concern in relation to the outbreak of novel coronavirus which has been declared as a global health crisis by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and hope that the condition would soon recover.
Stay Healthy for Travellers
07 April 20215 Creative Green Ideas to Keep You Happy at Home Preserve, conserve, and be creative while staying at home.
07 April 20213 Juicy Indonesian Satay Recipes to Comfort Your Palate Enrich your palate with these juicy and tasty meat skewer recipes from Indonesia.
30 March 20216 Indonesian Traditional Dances for You To Enjoy from Home Now During your time at home, you can try to move your body while learning about exciting traditional cultures with these traditional dances from Indonesia.
23 February 2021Going on a Business Trip to Indonesia Soon? Read the Requirements Here With an estimate of US$5.8 billion being wiped from Indonesia’s tourist revenues as of July 2020, the country plans to recover its coronavirus-battered economy strategically. The government has negotiated on building bilateral travel corridors with countries including the United Arab Emirates, China, South Korea, and Singapore.
11 December 20207 Exciting Adventures For Your Next Travel Bucket List Be inspired to plan your next adventure to Indonesia by watching these videos!
12 August 2020A 3D2N New-Normal Travel Experience in Nusa Dua, Bali Here’s how to have a safe and enjoyable new-normal travel experience in Bali.
18 July 2020When Will We Travel Again? 4 Answers to the Big Question To find an answer to the question, let’s take a look at these 4 points and see if our future travel destinations have considered them.
10 July 2020We are Preparing to Welcome You Back Safely to Indonesia Although we are entering the transition period, your safety is still in our top priority.
18 June 2020How You Can Get Ready to Travel Again Soon It’s a good time for you to plan for the holiday you’ve been longing for.
15 June 20206 Guides on Being A More Responsible Traveler After the Pandemic After the pandemic is over, here are the things you can do as a responsible traveler to contribute to a better world.
20 May 2020In The Mood for Holiday? Stay at Home and Watch These 7 Videos Travel to Indonesia without having to set your foot off the house.
13 May 20205 DIY Travel Keepsake Display Ideas to Reminisce Your Holiday Memories Missing the holidays? Make these travel keepsake crafts to keep the memories alive.
11 May 2020Make These 6 Iconic Indonesia Sceneries As Your Online Meeting Virtual Background Transport yourself back to Indonesia!
11 May 2020Enjoy These 5 Indonesian Traditional Snacks While Stay at Home Grab these easy-to-make light bites from Indonesia!
05 May 2020Refresh Your Mind with These 5 Famous Indonesian Icy Desserts Quench your thirst with these refreshing Indonesian desserts.
05 May 2020Bring Batik to Your Life with These 5 Creative DIY Home Decor Ideas Bring Indonesia to your home!
27 April 2020These 5 Tips will Level up Your Productivity when Working from Home It may take a while before it becomes safer to spend time outside. So while we work from home, let’s try to keep our family life in balance.
27 April 20205 Popular Indonesian Foods You can Make at Home Bring the taste of Indonesia to your kitchen!
13 April 2020Looking for New Hobbies? Here are 6 Indonesian-Inspired Crafts for You to Recreate! While you stay at home and contribute to a better future, you can discover new hobbies and improve your creative skills by creating these 6 Indonesian-inspired crafts.
13 April 2020Get Fascinated by these 5 Unique Traditional Indonesian Musical Instruments While You Stay at Home Rich in cultural diversity, Indonesia has a lot of traditional music instruments with distinctive voices that will fascinate you to explore further during your #StayatHome moments.
08 April 20207 Delicious Indonesian Breakfasts You can Recreate at Home Make your mornings lively with these 7 delightful breakfast recipes from Indonesia.
06 April 2020These 5 Ideas Will Light Up Your Creativity during Your Stay-at-Home Moments There are so many things you can do to have fun and be productive while staying at home. Check out these 5 creative ideas that you should try!
05 April 2020These 8 Healthy Herbal Drinks from Indonesia Will Keep You Warm While Stay at Home In these hard times, your health depends on your immune system. So while you stay at home, you can try these 8 delicious herbal drinks from Indonesia to keep you warm, uplifted, and healthy.
02 April 20207 Movies that Will Inspire You to Explore Indonesia Missing the beauty of Indonesia already? These films will fulfill your desire to explore Indonesia while you #stayathome.
01 April 20207 Simple Healthy Tips to Help You Stay Fit on Your Next Holiday in Indonesia Many travels to Indonesia for its natural landscape, but only a few know that the archipelago is home to many diverse traditions that value wellness and a balanced lifestyle.
01 April 20207 Ideas to Make Your Stay at Home Moments Fun During this difficult time, when the government strongly urges us to avoid going outside and gathering in large groups, the best we can do is #StayatHome.
01 April 2020Stay at Home Life Hacks: How to Make Your Time More Fun Staying at home for too long might make you feel dull, bored, and uninspired. Don’t worry, here are some things you can do!
31 March 2020Small Steps to Prevent the Transmission of Novel Coronavirus The Novel Coronavirus is a new epidemic that can be prevented in many simple methods. Kindly read the infographic and spread the information to protect the people around you.
31 March 2020Preventive Endeavours to Counter Corona Virus in The Tourism and Creative Economy Sector Proceeding a concrete and joint responsibility in rising high awareness to prevent the Epidemic of Coronavirus.
31 March 2020List of Referral Hospitals for the Case of COVID-19 in Jakarta Here are the list of 8 recommended hospitals in Jakarta you can refer due to Covid-19 :
31 March 2020The Network of the Laboratoriums for COVID-19 Examinations The Network of the Laboratoriums for Covid-19 Examinations According to the Health Ministerial Decree Number 182/2020.
31 March 2020These 5 Virtual Journeys to Indonesia Will Take You on an Epic Adventure While You Stay at Home Can’t hold back your adventurous spirit while you Stay at Home? Relax. Visit Indonesia via these 5 virtual journeys without having to leave your house.