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Indonesia Travel Restrictions

28,77% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 26,33% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Indonesia.

Indonesia entry details and exceptions

Entry restrictions do not apply to Indonesian citizens, holders of KITAS, KITAP, Visitor Visas, diplomatic and official / service visa and stay permit holders, travelers permitted under the TCA bilateral agreement scheme, foreign nationals with written permission from relevant ministries and government institutes. Those who are eligible should reconfirm their eligibility by contacting the Indonesia embassy.

Permitted travelers are required to present a card or certificate (physical or digital) that they have received the full dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Foreigners under the age of 12 years who are travelling with their parents are exempted from this requirement.


Outgoing travel to IndonesiaTravelling from South Africa to Indonesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Indonesia.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 8 days upon entering Indonesia.

Details and exceptions

Permitted travelers will be asked to do an RT-PCR test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense in a designated hotel approved by the Ministry of Health for a period of 8 days. After 8 days they will undertake a second PCR test and if result is negative, they will be allowed to proceed with their journey. Indonesian citizens may be eligible for free quarantine facilities.

Documents
COVID-19 Vaccination Card/Certificate

Permitted travelers are required to present a card or certificate (physical or digital) that you have received the full dose of COVID-19 vaccine. <p>Foreigners under the age of 12 years who are travelling with their parents are exempted from this requirement.</p>


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Indonesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Indonesia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions

traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Indonesia are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Indonesia. Please check the official guidelines from Indonesia for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Indonesia.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Indonesia.

  • Mask usage in Indonesia is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Indonesia are open with restrictions. Bars in Indonesia are open with restrictions.

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