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Travel regulations in Indonesia starting from 17th of July

Looking forward to visit Indonesia? You should, weather and waves has been great! Lombok begins to wake up after a period of dormancy due to the pandemic, there is an increasing number of travelers that are flying here from abroad to have a piece of the island experience. 

Besides more visitors, also local businesses that have been closed for 2 years and more are starting to open up. SAME SAME included !

As the rules tend to change rapidly, we made it easy for you and put together the latest (and greatest?). Make sure that you tick all boxes when traveling to Lombok or any other part of Indonesia. 

The newest regulations are published by the Ministry of Transportation’ under Regulation No. 71/2022.

The rules are set to come into effect on July 17 2022. 

  1. Prepare your flight ticket (not to state the obvious, but, again, Murphy’s Law)
  2. Make sure all of your documents (e.g. ID, passport, visa) are valid.
    Make sure all of your documents are in good condition
  3. Prepare your COVID-19 vaccination documents, be it hard copy or soft copies.
    To make it even more easy for you, make sure you have both, just in case.
    If you happen to be a traveler who cannot get a COVID-19 vaccination jab due to medical reasons, you MUST show a doctor’s certificate from a government hospital in your country of departure
  4. Travelers who have received at least two shots of a COVID-19 vaccine may enter without undergoing quarantine.
    RT-PCR tests upon arrival will be required if your body temperature is recorded at above 37.5 degrees Celsius
  5. If you are either unvaccinated or have only gotten the first jab, you will be required to undergo a 5-day quarantine
  6. Download, install, and sign up for the mobility tracking app PeduliLindungi.

New ruling for domestic flights

Domestic flights coming to Lombok per the Ministry of Transportation’s Regulation No. 70/2022. 

Per this rule,

People who have received a booster jab are not required to get a COVID-19 test before flying.

People who are double vaccinated are required to show a negative antigen results taken 24 hours prior to the departure, or a negative RT-PCR result taken three days before flying. 

Travelers who have only received the first jab are required to show a negative RT-PCR result taken 3 days before departure.

Travelers who have special or underlying medical conditions are obligated to show a negative RT-PCR result taken 3 days before departure as well as a doctor’s certificate from a government hospital.

Travelers between the ages of 6 and 17 who have received the second jab are exempt from testing.

Children under the age of 6 are exempt from both vaccination and testing obligations, as long as they are under the careful supervision of their parents during travel.

Last, but certainly not least, all travelers are required to download, install, and sign up for PeduliLindungi.

What are you waiting for, sun-seekers?

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