Latest Corona News Update for Bali, Indonesia

Posted on May 05, 2021

Like everywhere in the world these days, also the Indonesian government has two main goals: one, to stop the virus from spreading. Second, to manage the health care system and underlying logistics to cope with the current situation.

International tourism has been put on a halt since March 2020 by stopping the visa free regulations, that previously allowed visitors from 160 countries to come to Indonesia without a visa.

Exceptions are made for particular groups. However, the regulations are constantly changing from time to time every week/ month; we suggest you always to check our latest Corona News Updates to find the accurate and official announcements from the Indonesia’s Immigration Office and Covid-19 Task Force. Beware of many hoaxes, and false news spread online.

Holders of valid KITAS, KITAP and Diplomatic Visas are most likely unaffected by the travel restriction. Other types of visa holders may consult with Indonesia’s embassy in the origin country


Current Travel Restrictions and Immigration Policies Bali – Indonesia

  • Indonesian Borders are opened for the holders of Single-Entry Business Visas 211 and New KITAS
  • Indonesian citizens from abroad, Holders of Diplomatic Visa, Duty Visa for Ministerial Level, KITAS and KITAP also allowed to enter Bali – Indonesia. For detail list of those who are allowed to enter the country, read The Latest Visa Update per 11 February 2021. Find the article on our latest Corona Articles.
  • Indonesia's Immigration Office temporarily does not approve new visa applications from the United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, and Denmark. 
  • Residents of countries that Indonesia already had Travel Corridor Agreement (TCA) are able to enter the country for business.
  • Bali and Java are under Micro-Scale Social Restriction to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, expect shorter operational hours on restaurants and attractions, also health protocols enforcements.



Flying Requirements TO Bali – Indonesia

  • There is NO direct flight to Bali. All foreign visitors must go through Jakarta International Airport – Soekarno Hatta
  • Must show a negative Covid-19 PCR/ SWAB TEST document upon arrival. Test must be taken maximum 72 hours before flight at origin country.
  • Filling up personal data information in e-HAC Indonesia app 
  • Visitors are required to take another PCR/ SWAB TEST upon arrival
  • Visitors must undergo quarantine session for five days in appointed hotels, at their own cost.
  • On the fifth day of the quarantine, visitors must go through another Rapid Test, and if the results are negative, you may continue your journey
  • In case of positive result on PCR/ SWAB TEST, visitors will be sent to a hospital at their own cost
  • Holders of Diplomatic Visa on Ministerial Level and TCA visitors are not mandatory undergo quarantine in appointed facilities by the Indonesia government





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