Indonesia has increased the mandatory quarantine period for foreigners and Indonesian citizens travelling from countries outside the 11 prohibited countries (South Africa, Botswana, Hong Kong, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, and Lesotho) from 7 days to 10 days to curb the spread of Omicron variant.

Who are affected?

International travellers who want to enter Indonesia.


All international travellers must comply with the following conditions/requirements:

  1. International travellers are required to re-test RT-PCR and are required to undergo quarantine for 10 x 24 hours upon arrival
  2. In the event that the head of the foreign representative and the family on duty in Indonesia can self-quarantine at their respective residences for 10 x 24 hours; and
  3. For Indonesian citizens and foreigners, a second RT-PCR test is carried out with the following conditions:

• On the 9th day of quarantine for international travelers who quarantine with a duration of 10 x 24 hours; or
• On the 13th day of quarantine for international travelers who quarantine with a duration of 14 x 24 hours.


Effective from 3 December 2021 and would be evaluated periodically.

Santa Fe Analysis

• For employers, it is advised to keep assignment start dates flexible for affected travellers.
• As health protocols change rapidly, we suggest checking with Santa Fe on the latest requirements prior entering Indonesia.
• Santa Fe will monitor the situation closely and provide updated information once available.

Should you have any questions, please contact:

    IMMS Services Manager
    Santa Fe Relocation
    D: +62 21 782 2428

    Robert Day
    Group Head of Immigration Operations
    Santa Fe Relocation
    London, UK
    M:+44 7990 021125


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