Date Updated

10/05/2021



  • • Foreign nationals (aged 12 and above) entering Indonesia from overseas must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must present their card/certificate with a completed dose according to the vaccination protocol standard that is issued by the health authorities or pharmaceutical companies that produces the vaccines, and is valid in their respective countries.

    • Foreign nationals entering Indonesia from overseas must obtain a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours prior to departure, conducted by the local health authorities in the country of departure.

    • Travelers arriving in Indonesia must undergo:
    - A COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.
    - 8-day quarantine at a government designated hotel.
    - An additional COVID-19 PCR test on the 7th day of quarantine. Upon negative result of the second PCR test and completion of the 8-day quarantine, travelers are released and are advised to complete a 14-day self-quarantine.

    • Specific quarantine and health screening procedures upon arrival vary depending on the port of entry and are likely to change as the authorities provide further clarifications. Please contact your Fragomen consultant for individualized guidance.


  • • The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is accepting work permit applications that are supported by a recommendation letter from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment, the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, or other related government agency.

    • The Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) is open for visa applications.

    • Work permit renewal applications are still being processed during this period.

    • Foreign nationals residing in Indonesia with a valid ITAS/ITAP/MERP may submit renewal applications at the local immigration office in line with standard procedures.

    • TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS: Entry is allowed for foreign nationals who hold a valid visa or stay permit. These include:
    - Official Visa
    - Diplomatic Visa
    - Visitor Visa
    - Limited Stay Visa
    - Official Stay Permit
    - Diplomatic Stay Permit
    - Limited Stay Permit
    - Permanent Stay Permit.

    • In addition to foreign nationals holding a visa or stay permit as referred to above, crew members, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card holders, and Traditional Border Crossing pass/card holders are also allowed to enter Indonesia.


  • • Arranging viewing appointments may be a challenge due to limited landlords and agents agreeing to meet and provide access to the property.

    • Handover arrangements are delayed or postponed to a later timing.

    • Due to skeletal workforce, there are delays in utility application approvals.

    • Apartment compounds are limiting the number of house viewings and some compounds will actually do a lockdown by not allowing visitor entry.
  • Unclear.


  • • School classes are still suspended until further notice.

    • School admissions will not be able to conduct school visit tours, admission test or interview.

    • Schools have implemented home and online learning .


  • • Places of worship are open (limits on number of people attending).


  • • Taxi, cab, rickshaw, private 4 -wheeler service is allowed with one passenger only.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Video

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes, with sanitary restrictions.

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Limited service causing high rates due to less flight availability.
    • Sea: Service levels are back to normal capacity, but there is continued pressure on Asia outbound rates to Europe and America. Sea freight rates are increasing to record levels.

    Road Availability
    • Normal at present

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • Yes

Entry Restrictions

Entry Prohibited

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