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Updated: Oct 13, 2021

Indonesia's travel updates and requirements for travellers

DOMESTIC Guests travelling domestically are required to adhere to the requirements set by the public restrictive order (PPKM), we have the latest update as at 23 September 2021 to help you understand the processes involved. In order to travel domestically you must provide the following documents:

  • RT PCR Test Results are required from all travellers who have a medical certificate exempting them from taking the vaccine and those who have had only one dose of Covid-19 vaccine. This must be completed within 48 hours of the scheduled travel. Antigen tests are not applicable for unvaccinated travellers.

  • Antigen Test Results can be provided from travellers who are fully vaccinated. This must be completed 24 hours prior to travelling. Fully vaccinated travellers may also opt for the RT-PCR tests in order to travel.

Please note that destination requirements may vary slightly, specifically for travellers who are not vaccinated.

Travellers are also advised to adhere to the following:

  • Download the Peduli Lindungi mobile app which will host your test results and vaccination/medical certificates exempting anyone from vaccination.

  • Covid-19 Test must be taken within 24/48 hours of travel at official health facilities that are listed here and make sure the results have been successfully uploaded/saved into your Peduli Lindungi app prior to departure.

  • Present vaccination certificate/medical certificates through Peduli Lindungi app.

  • Fill out an electronic health awareness card (e-HAC) through Peduli Lindungi app prior to departure.

  • The obligation to have evidence of having received the full dose of COVID-19 vaccine as referred to in section (4) is excluded for foreign nationals under 12 (twelve) years of age.

INTERNATIONAL Travellers entering Indonesia are required to adhere to the following:

  1. In accordance with Permenkumham No. 34 Year 2021 all foreigners are temporarily prohibited from entering Indonesia except for those who meet one of the following criteria:

    1. Diplomatic visa, duty visa, and visit visa holders;

    2. Diplomatic stay visa and duty stay visa holders;

    3. Temporary stay permit (KITAS) and permanent stay permit (KITAP) holders;

    4. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders; and

    5. Transportation crew that comes with the conveyance.

  2. Upon arrival, present a negative result of RT-PCR test taken at origin country maximum 72 hours before departure.

  3. Present a complete COVID-19 vaccine certificate (full dose), in a condition where the passenger can not show a complete COVID-19 certificate, then the following rules apply:

  • Indonesian Citizens (WNI) can enter Indonesia and will be vaccinated upon arrival in Indonesia at the quarantine location

  • Foreign Citizens (WNA) cannot enter Indonesia. Foreign citizens who are already in Indonesia and will travel domestically/internationally are required to be vaccinated through the Gotong Royong Scheme according to the Indonesian government regulations. Excluded from the mandatory complete COVID-19 vaccine certificate requirements are:

    • Diplomatic Visa holder

    • Official Visa holder related to official/state visits of foreign officials at minimum ministerial level or above

    • Foreigners who enter Indonesia under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA) scheme, according to the principle of reciprocity while still implementing strict health protocols

    • Foreigners under 12 years old who enter Indonesia and have connecting domestic flights, who are accompanied by a parent with negative RT-PCR result

4. Fill out an electronic health awareness card (e-HAC) prior to departure via Peduli Lindungi mobile application. 5. Upon arrival at the airport, international travelers will be required to take a Covid-19 test (NAAT or other types), the results of which will be issued within 1 hour, or an RT-PCR test. 6. Returning Indonesians or foreign citizens will be quarantined at certified accommodations for 8 days at their own costs. RT-PCR tests will be performed again on the seventh day of quarantine, and if the results are negative, travelers may continue their journey. 7. In the case of a positive result of isothermal molecular test (NAAT/Other types) or RT-PCR test taken upon arrival at the airport, Indonesians will receive medical care in hospital at Government’s costs, while foreigners will be at their own costs.

For official details from the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights No. 34 of 2021 on the granting of visa and immigration stay permits during the mitigation of the spread f Coronavirus disease 2019 and national economic recovery click here.

We take standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and are taking additional steps to ensure the safety of our guests and team members. The Seraya is working to ensure that we meet the latest requirements on rigorous hygiene and cleaning standards throughout all areas of the hotel. Our health and safety measures are designed to address a broad spectrum of viruses, including COVID-19, and include everything from hand washing hygiene and cleaning product specifications/procedures to social distancing travel arrangements.

Contact us for further information and bookings!

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