Travel ban into Indonesia

Indonesian COVID-19 Task Force has released circular letter No.4 of 2020 on additional travel ban into Indonesia to prevent the spread of a new COVID-19 strain in the country.

Who will be affected?

International travellers entering Indonesia


Due to the new found COVID-19 strain, the Indonesian COVID-19 Task Force has released a circular letter that affects International travellers as below.

+ Indonesian border is temporarily closed to foreign travellers starting 1 January 2020 until the 14 January 2020. This may change at short notice.

+ Exceptions to the travel ban are for diplomatic visa holders entering Indonesia for official visits, current residence permit holders (ITAS & ITAP Online), returning Indonesian citizens.


Health protocol for exempted travellers:

+ Negative PCR test issued at a maximum of 48 hours prior to departure time.
+ Re-take of PCR test upon entry to Indonesia.
+ 5-day quarantine at a government appointed quarantine facility, costs are borne by travellers.
+ Additional PCR test upon 5-day quarantine prior the release from the government facility.

Santa Fe Recommendation

Due to the rapid changes in border closures and health requirements, Santa Fe recommends travellers to keep travel dates flexible.

Should you have any questions, please contact:

Natasja Batubara
Corporate 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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