Latest COVID-19 Regulations Updates in Indonesia

Updated 09-09-2021

For KLM Indonesia Flight Updates, click here.

Indonesia categorized Very High Risk Area

Previously Indonesia was categorized as a high-risk area. However due to the deteriorating situation in Indonesia as of 14 August the qualification of Indonesia will be a very high risk area. Therefore the travel advise has been updated. 

Travel to Indonesia

On 9 February 2021, the Indonesian authorities have decided to extend the travel restrictions to enter the country.

These restrictions includes amongst other things:

  • A negative PCR test not older than 72 hours before departure from the NL for all travellers (including minors and infants);
  • Upon arrival in IND, a PCR re-test will be conducted followed up by eight days quarantine in a hotel;
  • During the hotel quarantine, two extra PCR tests will be conducted. If the results of these tests are negative, you will receive a release letter from the authorities to go home;

You may find more information here.

New regulations in regards to visa and stay permits during the new normal can be found here.

Update: No vaccine necessary for foreign travelers for domestic travel

Vaccination for domestic travel in Indonesia is no longer necessary for foreign travelers:

  • if the traveler wants to travel abroad;
  • for children under the age of 12 who travel with their parents;
  • for travelers with a medical indication.

For more information click here.


The VFS offices in Jakarta, Surabaya (from 15 September 2021) and Bali are open again.

They provide the following services.

  • Visa applications for seafarers;
  • Facilitation visas (Chavez Vilches);
  • Partners of Dutch citizens.

Schedule your VFS appointment

For questions related to the VFS appointment system:

Consular Services

The consular section is fully open, however with limited service. This means that passport, identity card and MVV applications and legalizations are processed to a limited extent.

Schedule your consular appointment

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We hope we can count on your cooperation and thank you for your understanding.

Stay healthy & safe!


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