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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Indonesia
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Indonesia
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Papua, West Papua


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): High -

Inbound travel significantly restricted for most travellers.

Only citizens and those who meet certain criteria for exemption  may enter. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Medium -

COVID-related impacts posing routine challenges to business operations.

The medical, logistics and security environments are impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. Pre-existing security risks increasingly likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns and associated pressures in the near/medium term. There may be delay in accessing urgent care due to pressures on the medical system. Core protective  elements of BCP likely to be implemented: non-essential staff  working from home, staff tracing in place, reinforced hygiene and segregation practices with robust escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundBorder restrictions

• Border restrictions
- All international airports and international seaports are open for essential travels (subject to travel restrictions policy), inbound and outbound freight.

• Flight suspensions
- Information on suspended routes can be found here: https://www.garuda-indonesia.com/sg/en/news-and-events/operation-policy-due-covid19-outbreak
(Until further notice)
Entry rules

• Inbound travel for local nationals
- All Indonesian citizens can enter Indonesia

• Inbound travel for foreign nationals
- Entry for all foreign nationals is barred, except for those with:
1. An official visa
2. A diplomatic visa
3. A visitor visa
4. A temporary stay visa
5. An official stay permit
6. A diplomatic stay permit
7. A temporary stay permit (KITAS)
8. A permanent stay permit (KITAP)

or those who are:
1. Registered Crew Members
2. Holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC)
3. Traditional Border Crossers
4. Subjects of bilateral Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA)
5. Holders of a Special Permit from an Indonesian Ministry / Agency

• Inbound travel from areas where virus variants are circulating
- Indonesian citizens who have a history of travel to India within 14 days can only enter Indonesia through:
1. Immigration Checkpoint Soekarno-Hatta International Airport - Jakarta, Tangerang (CGK)
2. Immigration Checkpoint Juanda International Airport - Surabaya (SUB)
3. Immigration Checkpoint Kualanamu International Airport -Medan (KNO)
4. Immigration Checkpoint Sam Ratulangi International Airport - Manado (MDC)
- Foreign citizens who have a history of travel to India within 14 days are not allowed to enter.

• Visa requirements
- All foreign travellers must hold a valid Indonesian visa.
- Free visa facilities and visa on arrival has been suspended until further notice.

More information available here: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/covid19/detail/1b645389/border-closures-and-exceptions


(Until further notice)
Testing requirements

• Who needs to test + Type of test and timeframe
- All travellers entering Indonesia must present a negative pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure.
- This test has to be attached to the electronic health awareness card (e-HAC) app: https://inahac.kemkes.go.id/
- All travellers will be subjected to another PCR test upon arrival. This includes children below 5 years.

• Testing costs
- PCR test cost: IDR 800,000- per session.

(Until further notice)
Quarantine requirements

• Who must quarantine and for how long?
- Indonesian nationals are required to quarantine for five days.
- Foreigners including diplomatic corps and embassy staff, along with their families are required to quarantine for five days.
- Passengers arriving from India, Pakistan and the Philippines are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
- Travellers should download and activate the Peduli Lindungi health monitoring application on their mobile phones before commencing their quarantine.

• Where can this be done?
- The following Indonesian nationals are required to quarantine at special government facilities. If the government facilities are full, then they will have to quarantine at two- and three-star hotels as determined by the authorities:
1. Indonesian Migrant Workers (PMI) who return to Indonesia to stay for at least 14 days
2. Students / students who return to Indonesia after attending education or carrying out study assignments abroad
3. Government employees who return to Indonesia after carrying out an official trip abroad.
- Indonesians who do not fall under the above three categories and foreigners will undergo quarantine at government designated hotels.
- Foreigners including diplomatic corps and embassy staff, along with their families, shall undertake isolation at a facility on the list of accommodations certified by the Ministry of Health.
- Heads of foreign missions and their family members serving in Indonesia can quarantine at their respective residences, while other foreign diplomats can quarantine at a government-designated hotel.
- Designated hotel (for foreigners):
1. Grand Mercure Kemayoran IDR 1,350,000 (per night)
2. Grand Mercure Harmoni IDR 1,350,000 (per night)
3. JS Luwansa IDR 1,350,000 (per night)
- Note: You may be guided to a hotel other than the above.

• Cost allocation
- Quarantine for following Indonesian nationals will be at the government's expense:
1. Indonesian Migrant Workers (PMI) who return to Indonesia to stay for at least 14 days.
2. Students / students who return to Indonesia after attending education or carrying out study assignments abroad.
3. Government employees who return to Indonesia after carrying out an official trip abroad.
- Quarantine for Indonesians who do not fall under the above three categories and foreigners will be at their own cost.
- Should the PCR test results be positive, foreigners will have to self-pay for their treatment.
- PCR test cost: IDR 800,000- per session.

• Additional tests in quarantine
- During the five days of quarantine starting from the date of arrival, all travellers will have to take the mandatory RT-PCR test twice, at the time arrival and exit of the quarantine.
- Those with a negative result, regardless of nationality, will be allowed to continue their journey. Should the PCR test results be positive, individuals will be sent to hospitals for treatment.


More details of the process are available here: https://kemlu.go.id/download/L1B1Ymxpc2hpbmdJbWFnZXMvR2FtYmFyQmVyaXRhMjAyMC9FTkdfRkFRJTIwU2VsYW1hJTIwV2FiYWglMjBDb3ZpZDE5JTIwYmFnaSUyMFdOSSUyMFdOQS5qcGc=

(Until further notice)
Documentation required

Information on guidelines can be found here: https://www.imigrasi.go.id/covid19/detail/77de68da/entering-and-departing-indonesia

(Until further notice)
Transit

• Transit for foreign nationals
- Transit for all foreign nationals is barred, except for those with:
1. An official visa
2. A diplomatic visa
3. A visitor visa
4. A temporary stay visa
5. An official stay permit
6. A diplomatic stay permit
7. A temporary stay permit (KITAS)
8. A permanent stay permit (KITAP)

or those who are:
1. Registered Crew Members
2. Holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC)
3. Traditional Border Crossers
4. Subjects of bilateral Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA)
5. Holders of a Special Permit from an Indonesian Ministry / Agency


(Until further notice)
Other

• Personal safety measures
- Travellers must wear face masks on board flights, in the airport, and upon immigration clearance unless otherwise required.
- Travellers must practice physical distancing of 1.5 metres.

• Reciprocal green lane
- (Suspended until further notice). The Singapore-Indonesia reciprocal green lane for essential business travellers is only applicable for travel from Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta International Airport) or Batam (Batam Center Ferry Terminal). Further details on the application procedure can be found at: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/indonesia/rgl/requirements-and-process

(Until further notice)
Summary

Are there any border restrictions? Yes
Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
Are there any testing requirements? Yes
Are there any quarantine requirements? Yes
Are there any vaccine requirements? No
Are there any separate transit restrictions? Yes
Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
Are there any other restrictions? No

(Until further notice)
OutboundTesting requirements

• Testing centres
- For outbound international flights to countries that require COVID-19 PCR test, tests must be done in one of health facilities listed below (except for specified destinations with specific requirements of health facilities from the destination country):
1. Garuda Indonesia Partners Health Facilities: https://www.garuda-indonesia.com/id/en/special-offers/sales-promotion/terbang-sehat-ke-luar-negeri-dengan-pcr-test-dimitra-garuda-indonesia
2. Health Facilities acknowledged by the Indonesian Health Ministry: https://www.litbang.kemkes.go.id/laboratorium-pemeriksa-covid-19/
3. Health Facilities that are mentioned in Decree of the Director-General of Disease Prevention and Control Letter No. HK.02.02/1/11852/2020 regarding The Establishment of Corona Virus Diseases 2019 Laboratories Examiner in the context of Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA).

(Until further notice)
Summary

Are there any border restrictions? No
Are there any exit restrictions? No
Are there any testing requirements? Yes
Are there any quarantine requirements? No
Are there any vaccine requirements? No
Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
Are there any other restrictions? No

(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticRestrictions on businesses

• Guidelines on Micro-restrictions on Community Activities (Micro PPKM)
- The government has extended the Micro PPKM in all provinces until 28 June. Restrictions are categorised based on the risk zones.
- Announcement on extension can be found here: https://setkab.go.id/en/govt-to-extend-micro-scale-public-restrictions-for-two-weeks/
- Official announcement on PPKM can be found here: https://setkab.go.id/en/govt-imposes-micro-scale-activity-restrictions/
- More information on risk zones in real time can be found here (in Bahasa Indonesia): https://covid19.go.id/peta-risiko

• Restrictions for Red zones
- Offices only allowed to accommodate a capacity of 25% of employees, rest to work from home
- Schools are not allowed to hold face-to-face classes, all must be online
- Religious activities to be held online

• Restrictions for Orange zones
- Offices only allowed to accommodate a capacity of 50% of employees, rest to work from home
- Shopping centres and restaurants allowed to be open until 21.00 with a maximum of 50% capacity

(Ends 28 June 2021)
Restrictions on internal travel

• Domestic travel requirements
- All travellers are required to present a health certificate with a negative PCR COVID-19 test result or a non-reactive rapid test result issued by the local health authorities valid a maximum of 14 days from date of departure. Further details can be found here: https://www.garuda-indonesia.com/id/en/news-and-events/kebijakan-operasional-terkait-covid19
- Those staying in regions without PCR facilities should obtain a letter from a hospital or community health centre which states that the traveller is free of COVID-19. Travellers must fill out an electronic health awareness card (e-HAC) app: http://sinkarkes.kemkes.go.id/ehac
- Travellers travelling domestically within Indonesia must present a negative pre-departure PCR test. More information on the validity of tests to the different destinations can be found here: https://www.garuda-indonesia.com/sg/en/news-and-events/operation-policy-due-covid19-outbreak
- Travellers may have to go through additional health checks or to fill other forms/statement letters required by local authorities/local government upon arrival.
- The border between East Nusa Tenggara and Timor-Leste is closed
- No travel allowed to red zones. More information on zones in real time can be found here (in Bahasa Indonesia): https://covid19.go.id/peta-risiko

(Until further notice)
Other social distancing measures

• 3M policy
- Always wear a mask, keep washing your hands, maintain distance with others.
• Entertainment venues remain closed.

(Until further notice)
The government issued a guideline for areas under PSBB to adapt to the new normal, advising businesses to adopt social distancing measures in the workplace, as well as to encourage employees to work from home. Security personnel will be deployed to Jakarta, West Java, West Sumatra, and Gorontalo provinces to assist the transition to the ‘new normal’ by enforcing directives on social distancing, and mask wearing in locations such as malls, marketplaces, and transport hubs.
(Until further notice)
Penalty
• Fines apply for those who do not wear masks in public
(Until further notice)
Summary

Is a state of emergency in place? No
Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
Can businesses operate? Restricted
Are there other restrictions on internal travel? Yes
Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes

(Until further notice)
Planned changes and internal conditionsThe authorities are planning to initiate the so-called ‘travel bubbles’ scheme with Australia, China, Japan and South Korea to allow critical business travellers to travel with reduced quarantine requirements.
(Until further notice)

19 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Indonesia

COVID-19 information for Indonesia

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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The general security environment varies considerably across the country. Papua and West Papua province is affected by a low-intensity secessionist conflict and as such present a high risk security environment; travel to these areas should be for essential purposes only.

There remains a credible risk of terrorist attack in the capital Jakarta and other main cities, potentially involving anything from lower-level shootings to large-scale suicide bombings. However, the frequency of these incidents will continue to be limited by the country's counter-terrorism capability. Instead, civil unrest and protests are a more common occurrence in major urban areas and tend to be disruptive; demonstrations occasionally end in clashes with the security forces. Crime – both violent and non-violent – is also a concern to business travellers and foreign nationals.

Indonesia is also periodically affected by natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, flooding and volcanic eruptions. These natural disasters vary in type and intensity across the archipelago.

This information is intended as a summary of the security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Indonesia
CholeraOral vaccination is recommended for travellers
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Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Japanese encephalitisVaccine is recommended for people who will
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Meningitis - meningococcalUsually not recommended for business travellers
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PolioAll travellers are recommended to be fully
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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