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New requirements to enter Indonesia for foreigners July 2021

Starting 6 July 2021, to enter Indonesia, foreigners will need a vaccination certificate to enter.

In short, fully vaccinated and have Negative PCR Test are the requirements before you enter.

Fully vaccinated means you received 2 doses of the vaccine, and more than 28 days after your second vaccination.

Quarantine period is now 8 days instead of 5 days.

Mandatory PCR Test is on Day 1 and Day 7 during your quarantine period.

If you are looking for the list of quarantine hotels in Jakarta visit the link here:

Exceptions to enter Indonesia

There is exceptions, however, visiting diplomats and ministerial-level foreign officials were exempted from the requirement.

In addition to that, Indonesians returning from abroad do not need to show proof of vaccination. However, they need to prove that they were negative for the COVID-19 via PCR Test. 

“The median incubation of the SARS-CoV-2 variants Delta and Alpha is four days. Thus, the eight-day quarantine period covers twice the median incubation period of the virus,” 

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan
Indonesia COVID-19 cases up to 5 July 2021
Indonesia COVID-19 cases up to 5 July 2021

Indonesia’s struggle with COVID-19

The country is in the brink of catastrophe. With ICU and hospitals being overloaded, and despite recent vaccination drives, the country is worryingly in dire needs to stop any more incoming viruses.

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