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Enforcement of Level 3 - 4 Restrictions on Community Activities in 15 Regions Outside Java-Bali


In response to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the Indonesian government officially extended the Restrictions on Community Activities in 15 regions outside Java-Bali until 2 August 2021 and will be referred to as Level 3 - 4 Restrictions on Community Activities. This policy is also in line with the Emergency Public Activity Restriction policy that applies in Java-Bali based on the Instructions of the Minister of Home Affairs Numbers 15, 16, and 18 of 2021.

The following is a list of areas included in the implementation of Restrictions on Community Activities outside Java and Bali:

1 | Level 4

●      Padang (West Sumatra)

●      Medan (North Sumatra)

●      Pekanbaru (Riau)

●      Batam and Tanjungpinang (Riau Islands)

●      Jambi City (Jambi)

●      Palembang, Lubuk Linggau, Musi Banyuasin, and Musi Rawas (South Sumatra)

●      West Bangka Regency, Belitung Regency, and East Belitung Regency (Bangka Belitung Islands)

●      Bengkulu City (Bengkulu)

●      Bandar Lampung (Lampung)

●      Pontianak (West Kalimantan)

●      Berau, Balikpapan, Bontang, Samarinda, West Kutai, Kutai Kartanegara, East Kutai, and North Penajam Paser (East Kalimantan)

●      Banjar Baru and Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan)

●      Mataram (West Nusa Tenggara)

●      Sikka Regency, East Sumba Regency, and Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara)

●      Bitung, Minahasa Regency, and North Minahasa Regency (North Sulawesi)

●      Makassar and Tana Toraja Regency (South Sulawesi)

●      Palu and North Morowali Regency (Central Sulawesi)

●      West Halmahera Regency (North Maluku)

●      Jayapura, Mimika Regency, and Merauke Regency (Papua)

●      Sorong (West Papua)


2 | Level 3

●      West Aceh Regency, Aceh Jaya Regency, Aceh Singkil Regency, Central Aceh Regency, Gayo Lues Regency, Banda Aceh City, Langsa City, Lhokseumawe City, Sabang City, Subulussalam City, and Pidie Regency (Aceh)

●      Asahan Regency, Dairi Regency, Deli Serdang Regency, Humbang Hasundutan Regency, Karo Regency, Binjai City, Kota Gunungsitoli, Padangsiantar City, Sibolga City, Tebing Tinggi City, Labuhanbatu Regency, Nias Regency, North Nias Regency, Pakpak Bharat Regency, Samosir Regency, Serdang Bedagai Regency, Simalungun Regency, South Tapanuli Regency, Central Tapanuli Regency, North Tapanuli Regency and Toba Samosir Regency (North Sumatra)

●      Agam Regency, Dharmasraya Regency, Mentawai Islands Regency, Bukittinggi City, Padang Panjang City, Pariaman City, Payakumbuh City, Sawahlunto City, Solok City, Lima Puluh Kota Regency, Padang Pariaman Regency, Pasaman Regency, West Pasaman Regency, South Pesisir Regency, Sijunjung Regency, Solok Regency, South Solok Regency, and Tanah Datar Regency (West Sumatra)

●      Bengkalis Regency, Indragiri Hilir Regency, Indragiri Hulu Regency, Kampar Regency, Meranti Islands Regency, Dumai City, Kuantan Singingi Regency, Pelalawan Regency, Rokan Hilir Regency, Rokan Hulu Regency and Siak Regency (Riau)

●      Bintan Regency, Karimun Regency, Anambas Islands Regency, Lingga Regency and Natuna Regency (Riau Islands)

●      Batanghari Regency, Bungo Regency, Kerinci Regency, Sungai Penuh City, Merangin Regency, Muaro Jambi Regency, Sarolangun Regency, Tanjung Jabung Barat Regency, Tanjung Jabung Timur Regency, and Tebo Regency (Jambi).

●      Banyuasin Regency, Pagar Alam City, Prabumulih City, Lahat Regency, Muara Enim Regency, North Musi Rawas Regency, Ogan Ilir Regency, Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, South Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, East Ulu Ogan Komering Regency, and Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency (South Sumatra)

●      Bangka Regency, South Bangka Regency, Central Bangka Regency, and Pangkal Pinang City (Bangka Belitung Islands)

●      South Bengkulu Regency, Central Bengkulu Regency, North Bengkulu Regency, Kaur Regency, Kepahiang Regency, Lebong Regency, Muko Muko Regency and Rejang Lebong Regency (Bengkulu)

●      Metro City, West Lampung Regency, South Lampung Regency, Central Lampung Regency, East Lampung Regency, North Lampung Regency, Mesuji Regency, Pesawaran Regency, Pesisir Barat Regency, Pringsewu Regency, Tanggamus Regency, Bone Bawang Regency, West Bank Bone Regency and Way Kanan Regency (Lampung)

●      Bengkayang District, Kapuas Hulu Regency, Ketapang Regency, Singkawang City, Kubu Raya Regency, Landak Regency, Melawi Regency, Mempawah Regency, Sambas Regency, Sanggau Regency, Sekalau Regency, and Sintang Regency (West Kalimantan)

●      Malinau and Tana Tidung Regency (North Kalimantan)

●      Balangan Regency, Banjar Regency, Barito Kuala Regency, Hulu Sungai Selatan Regency, Hulu Sungai Tengah Regency, Kotabaru Regency, Tabalong Regency, Tanah Bumbu Regency, Tanah Laut Regency, and Tapin Regency (South Kalimantan)

●      Barito Selatan Regency, Barito Timur Regency, North Barito Regency, Gunung Mas Regency, Kapuas Regency, Kapuas Regency, Palangkaraya City, West Kotawaringin Regency, East Kotawaringin Regency, Lamandau Regency, Murung Raya Regency, Pulang Pisau Regency, Seruyan Regency and Sukamara Regency (Central Kalimantan)

●      Mahakam Ulu Regency and Paser Regency (East Kalimantan)

●      Bantaeng Regency, Barru Regency, Gowa Regency, Jeneponto Regency, Selayar Islands Regency, Palopo City, Parepare City, East Luwu Regency, North Luwu Regency, Maros Regency, Pangkajene Islands Regency, Sidenreng Rappang Regency, Takalar Regency, and North Toraja Regency (South Sulawesi)

●      Majene District, Mamasa Regency, Mamuju Regency, Pasangkayu Regency, and Polewali Mandar Regency (West Sulawesi)

●      Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo Regency, North Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo City, and Pahuwato Regency (Gorontalo)

●      Banggai Regency, Banggai Islands Regency, Banggai Laut Regency, Morowali Regency, Parigi Moutong Regency, Poso Regency, Sigi Regency, Tojo Una District Una, and Toli Toli Regency (Central Sulawesi)

●      Bombana Regency, Central Buton Regency, North Buton Regency, Kolaka Regency, East Kolaka Regency, North Kolaka Regency, Konawe Regency, Konawe Islands Regency, South Konawe Regency, North Konawe Regency, Bau Bau City, Kendari City, Muna Regency, Muna Regency, West Muna Regency, and Wakatobi Regency (Southeast Sulawesi)

●      East Bolang Mongondow Regency, North Bolaang Mongondow Regency, Sangihe Islands Regency, Talaud Islands Regency, Kotamobagu City, Manado City, Tomohon City, South Minahasa Regency, Southeast Minahasa Regency and Siau Tagulandang Regency Biaro (North Sulawesi)

●      Buru Regency, Aru Islands Regency, Ambon City, Tual City, Southwest Maluku Regency, Central Maluku Regency, Southeast Maluku Regency, Tanimbar Islands Regency, and West Seram Regency (Maluku)

●      South Halmahera Regency, Central Halmahera Regency, East Halmahera Regency, North Halmahera Regency, Sula Islands Regency, Ternate City, Tidore Islands City, Morotai Island Regency, and Kabupaten Taliabu (North Maluku)

●      Bima Regency, Dompu Regency, Bima City, West Lombok Regency, Central Lombok Regency, North Lombok Regency, Sumbawa Regency, and West Sumbawa Regency (West Nusa Tenggara)

●      Alor Regency, Belu Regency, Ende Regency, East Flores Regency, Kupang City, Lembata Regency, Malaka Regency, Manggarai Regency, West Manggarai Regency, East Manggarai Regency, Nagekeo Regency, Ngada Regency, Rote Ndao Regency, West Sumba Regency, West Sumba Regency Power, Central Sumba Regency, South Central Timor Regency, and North Central Timor Regency (East Nusa Tenggara)

●      Asmat Regency, Biak Numfor Regency, Boven Digoel Regency, Jayapura Regency, Jayawijaya Regency, Keerom Regency, Nabire Regency, Puncak Jaya Regency and Supiori Regency (Papua)

●      Fak Fak Regency, Kaimana Regency, Manokwari Regency, South Manokwari Regency, Raja Ampat Regency, Sorong Regency, South Sorong Regency, Tambrauw Regency, Bintuni Bay Regency and Wondama Bay Regency (West Papua)


The details of the Level 4 Restrictions on Community Activities regulations outside Java-Bali are as follows:

1 | Office/workplace activities

The implementation of activities in the non-essential sector applies 100 percent work from home (WFH).

2 | Teaching and learning activities

Teaching and learning activities in schools, colleges, academies, and places of education/training are carried out online.

3 | Essential sector activities

Essential sector activities can operate 100% with operating hours, capacity management, and stricter implementation of health protocols.

4 | The provisions for the implementation of activities in the sector:

    a. Essentials such as finance and banking, capital markets, payment systems, information and communication technology, non-COVID-19 quarantine handling hotels, export-oriented industries are enforced to comply with the 50% work from office (WFO) rule.

    b. Essentials in the government sector that provides public services that cannot be delayed, the implementation is applied to a maximum of 25% of work from office (WFO) rule.

    c. Critical such as energy, health, security, logistics and transportation, food, beverage and supporting industries, petrochemicals, cement, national vital objects, disaster management, national strategic projects, construction, basic utilities (electricity and water), as well as industries meeting the basic needs of the community can apply 100% work from office (WFO).

    d. For supermarkets, traditional markets, and grocery stores that sell daily necessities, operating hours are limited to 17.00 local time with a maximum visitor capacity of 50%.

    e. Pharmacies and drug stores can operate 24 hours.

5 | Eating/drinking activities in public places

  • Food stalls, street vendors, hawker stalls are allowed to accept dine-in services with only a 20-minute time limit given to one visitor with operating hours until 20.00 local time and maximum visitors up to 25 percent of its capacity.

  • Restaurants and cafes are only allowed to serve takeaway orders with operating hours until 20.00 local time and maximum visitors up to 25 percent of its capacity.

6 | Activities in shopping centers/malls

Shopping centers/malls/trade centers are temporarily closed, except for access to restaurants and supermarkets, which can be allowed by observing the provisions of operating hours until 20.00 local time with a maximum visitor capacity of 50%.

7 | Construction activities

Implementation of construction activities at construction project sites can operate 100% with stricter implementation of health protocols.

8 | Religious activities

Activities in places of worship including mosques, prayer rooms, churches, temples, monasteries, and pagodas, as well as other places that function as places of worship are limited to only for individual religious activities.

9 | Activities in public areas

Activities in public areas including public facilities, public parks, public tourist attractions, and others are temporarily closed.

10 | Art, culture and social activities

Art, culture, and social activities that can cause crowds and crowds, the following provisions apply:

a. Art/cultural activities, sports, and social activities are temporarily closed.

b. All wedding receptions are canceled during the implementation of Level 4 Public Activity Restrictions.

11 | Offline meetings, seminars, and gatherings

Governors, Regents, and Mayors prohibit any form of activities that can potentially cause crowds.

12 | Public transport

Public transportation (public vehicles, mass transit, conventional and online taxis), motorcycle taxis (online and base), and rental vehicles can operate with a maximum capacity setting of 70% and apply more stringent health protocols.

Meanwhile, the details of the Level 3 Restrictions on Community Activities regulations outside Java-Bali is the same as the regulations for the Level 4 Public Activity Restriction, with the only exceptions as follow:

1 | Religious activities

Activities in places of worship including mosques, prayer rooms, churches, temples, monasteries, and pagodas, as well as other places that function as places of worship are limited to a maximum of 20 people or 25% of the capacity limit.

2 | Eating/drinking activities in public places

Food stalls, restaurants, cafes, street vendors, hawker stalls are allowed to accept dine-in services with only a 30-minute time limit given to one visitor with operating hours until 20.00 local time.

3 | Wedding Receptions

All wedding receptions are allowed but limited to only 20 guests with no on-site dining allowed.


If there is an urgent need and you have to travel, make sure you also study the complete rules for domestic travelers (PPDN).

To maintain mutual safety, kindly comply with the 6M health protocol by wearing masks, washing hands frequently, maintaining distance, reducing mobility, staying away from crowds, and avoiding public dining. Last but not least, register yourself for COVID-19 vaccination program immediately to protect yourself and your loved ones!