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

Travel Restrictions

In accordance with the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights no. 34 of 2021 regarding Granting Visa and Stay Permits during handling the Covid-19 spread and economic recovery, travel regulations for foreigners into the territory of the Republic of Indonesia have been adjusted. (Click here for the regulation in Bahasa Indonesia and here for 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 by an Indonesian Sponsor at the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta, via:

**Our visa services at the Embassy are still suspended until further notice.**

An Electronic Visa (eVisa) will be issued by the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta for the following purposes only:

Single Entry Visit Visa (B211):
  • an emergency and essential work;
  • a business meeting;
  • purchase of goods;
  • a probationary period for foreign workers;
  • a medical, food and humanitarian aid worker;
  • a crew member who joins a vessel in Indonesia
Limited stay visa will be granted to foreigeners who need to live in Indonesia for a longer period of time with an Indonesian residence permit (KITAS / KITAP)
  • For work related activities:
    • professional or expert;
    • foreign investment;
    • 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;
    • inspections and audit;
    • aftersales service;
    • installation and reparation of machinery;
    • non-permanent work in constructions;
    • a probationary period for skilled works.
  • For non-work related activities:
    • family reunification (with Indonesian spouse)

Visa application as referred above shall be submitted electronically in accordance with the regulations and attaching the following:
1. Evidence of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (i.e copy of the stamp in the yellow GGD vaccination passport, paper print-out from the CoronaCheck website)
2. Statement Letter that you will quarantine for 8 days upon arrival and follow the Indonesian Health Protocol during your stay in Indonesia
3. Evidence of being in the posession of health / travel insurance that covers your medical expenses and/or Statement Letter that you are willing to pay for your own medical expenses if affected by Covid-19 while in Indonesia
4. Evidence of having sufficient funds for living expenses during your stay in Indonesia, in the form of copy of bank statement or savings account, with an amount of at least US$2.000

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 from the date of issuance, otherwise the visa expires.

Visa re-activation

For those with an unused and expired eVisa (date of issue from 22 April 2021 – 18 July 2021) due to the PPKM lockdown, your eVisa will automatically be renewed by the Directorate General of Immigration – Jakarta. It is not required to apply for a new eVisa. Your eVisa is renewed after receiving a new eVisa via email. Please note that you must enter Indonesia before 15 October 2021.

Health Protocol upon arrival

Upon arrival in Indonesia, all international travellers have to:

  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. Present evidence of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (i.e copy of the stamp in the yellow GGD vaccination passport, paper print-out from the CoronaCheck website)
  3. Download and fill in the electronic Health Alert Card (via Google Play Store / App Store)
  4. Retake the PCR test
  5. If the PCR test result is negative, the passenger must undergo quarantine for 8 days at an appointed hotel (Foreign and Indonesian citizens), or government facility (Indonesian citizens only). Click here for the hotel list
  6. On the 8th day of the quarantine, the passenger shall retake a PCR test.
  7. If the PCR test result is negative, the passenger is allowed to travel in Indonesia
  8. If the PCR test results upon arrival or on the 8th day of the quarantine are positive, the passenger will be referred to a hospital
  9. The foreign national bears all expenses for their PCR tests and quarantine.
  10. The government bears all expenses for the PCR Tests and quarantine for Indonesian citizen staying at the government facility.

The health protocol applies to all international travellers from the age of 12. Click here for the Addendum (English & Bahasa Indonesia)

Extension Residence Permit (KITAS / KITAP) while abroad

  • If your ITAS/ITAP and/or Re-entry Permits expire soon while residing outside Indonesia, your sponsor can extend your permits through the local Immigration Office that issued the permit, or by an online application at: