Date Updated

02/16/2021



  • • Foreign nationals entering Indonesia from overseas should prepare the following documents prior to their departure:
    - A medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 PCR test; the test must be conducted by the local health authorities in the country of departure within 72 hours prior to departure
    - Statement letters declaring the foreign national’s willingness to be quarantined, consent to be monitored during quarantine period, and confirmation to bear costs incurred if he or she is tested positive for COVID-19 in Indonesia

    • PCR COVID-19 test upon arrival, followed by 5-day quarantine at a government designated hotel, followed by another PCR COVID-19 test; travelers will be released if the second test result is negative

    • Note that the specific quarantine and health screening procedures upon arrival are likely to vary between the ports of entry and are likely to evolve as the authorities provide further clarifications; please contact your Fragomen consultant for individualized guidance


  • • Suspension of new work permit applications for foreign nationals abroad, except foreign nationals working for a National Strategic Project or national/strategic vital projects (on the basis of written recommendation from a relevant government agency); these applications may be processed on a case-by-case basis; renewal applications are still processed during this period

    • The Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) is temporarily suspending new visa applications for foreign nationals abroad; however, the Authority may still grant visa approvals to the following groups of individuals (on the basis of written recommendation from a relevant government agency):
    - Foreign nationals applying for humanitarian reasons;
    - Medical workers;
    - Vessels crew; and
    - Foreign nationals working for a National Strategic Project or if they are entering the country to work on strategic/national vital objects

    • 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 ban for foreign nationals (either via transit or direct) except:
    - Foreign nationals holding a valid ITAS/ITAP;
    - Foreign nationals holding a valid e-Visa; and
    - Foreign nationals with a special approval (in writing) from a government agency


  • • 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


  • • Community social distancing remains to be imposed in the entire Jakarta area

    • Government Agencies will be in a skeletal work arrangement

    • Places of worship can reopen at 50% capacity from 5 June

    • Offices can reopen on 8 June, while shopping malls can reopen on 15 June

    • Wearing face masks in public is also mandatory

    • School classes are still suspended until further notice

    • Community social distancing remains to be imposed in the entire Jakarta area

    • Government Agencies will be in a skeletal work arrangement


  • • Transitional large-scale restriction (PSBB) in Jakarta were scheduled to end on 30 July; however, the government has extended its transitional period from large-scale restriction for another two weeks starting on 31 July to 13 August after failing to slow down the daily increase in COVID-19 cases; please be advised, there is a potential for another extension after 13 August as Jakarta has fallen under the red zone

    • As for our public transportation, please note that all public transportation will return to operating under the regulated schedule, but passengers on each trip will be limited to no more than 50% of the usual capacity; wearing face masks in public is mandatory; social distancing is being ensured policy Below are the details schedules for the following:

    • Train or KRL operating from 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    • MRT Jakarta operating from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    • LRT Jakarta operating from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    • Busway (Transjakarta) operating from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Video

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

    Freight Availability/Cost
    Air - Limited service but high rates due to less flight availability
    Sea - Limited Service

    Road Availability
    • Normal at present

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

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