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*NEW* Updates on Indonesian Immigration Regulations during Covid-19

Travel Restrictions

Regulations prohibiting entry into Indonesian territory and granting visit visas and limited stay visas are still in effect, by following the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights no. 26 of 2020 regarding Visa and Stay Permits in the New Normal period (click here for the regulation in English)

Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival services are still suspended until further notice.

  • Travel restrictions are exempted for bearers of:
    • Diplomatic / Official Visa
    • Visit Visa
    • Limited Stay Visa (KITAS Visa)
    • Diplomatic / Official Residence Permit card
    • Temporary / Permanent Residence Permit card (KITAS / KITAP)
    • Crew member arriving by their means of transport
    • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Bussiness Travel Card (KPP APEC)
    • Traditional Border Crossing Pass

Visa Application

All visa applications have to be submitted through the Directorate General of Immigration in Jakarta. Our visa services at the Embassy have been suspended until further notice.

  • Visit Visa (B211) will be granted to foreigner for the following purposes only:an emergency and essential work;
    • a business meeting;
    • purchase of goods;
    • a probationary period for foreign workers;
    • a medical, food, and humanitarian aid worker; and
    • a crew member who joins the vessel in Indonesia.

Limited stay visa (KITAS Visa) will be granted to foreigeners who need to live in Indonesia for a longer period of time with a residence permit, for the following purposes:

  • Limited Stay Visa for work related activities:
    • as a professional or expert;
    • to work on ships, on vessels, or installations operating in the Indonesian maritime zone, territorial sea, continental shelf, and Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone;
    • quality control of goods or products;
    • workplace inspections and audit;
    • aftersales service;
    • installation and reparation of machinery;
    • non-permanent work in constructions;
    • a probationary period for skilled works.
  • Limited stay visa for non-work related activities:
    • foreign investment;
    • family reunification with spouse / children (< 18 years);
    • retirement

The sponsor in Indonesia has to submit an (E-)Visa application through the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta, via:

You can verify the validity of your E-Visa by scanning the QR Code or by checking the website:

Once you receive a document from the Directorate General of Immigration that clearly states E-Visa, you don’t have to come to our Embassy in The Hague anymore and can travel to Indonesia directly.

Bearers of a valid E-Visa have to use their visa within 90 days to enter Indonesia, from the date of issuance, otherwise the visa expires

Health Protocol upon arrival

Upon arrival in Indonesia, the passenger exempted from the prohibition shall:

  1. Present a negative PCR test result which the sample has been taken in the departure country within 72 hours prior to the departure time
  2. Download and fill in the electronic Health Alert Card (via Google Play Store / App Store)
  3. Retake the PCR test
  4. If the PCR test result is negative, the passenger shall undergo a 5-days quarantine at an appointed hotel (Foreign and Indonesian citizens), or government facility (Indonesian citizens only). Click here for the hotel list
  5. On the 5th day of the quarantine, the passenger shall retake a PCR test.
  6. If the PCR test result is negative, the passenger is allowed to travel in Indonesia
  7. If the PCR test results upon arrival or on the 5th day of the quarantine are positive, the passenger will be referred to a hospital
  8. The foreign nationals bear all the expenses for their PCR tests and quarantine.
  9. The government bears all the expenses for the PCR Tests and quarantine for Indonesian citizen staying at the government facility.