Travelling to Bali? Here’s What You Need To Know

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– UPDATED 18 SEPT 2022 – 

Coming to Bali? Here's the latest News, Travel Regulations, Requirements & Visa Information to help make your trip as effortless as possible. 

Early 2022 has provided some wonderful news and hopeful developments for tourism in Indonesia. On the 8th of March 2022 the Indonesian Government continued with their step-by-step re-opening plan by scrapping quarantine and introducing more relaxed travel requirements – meaning coming to Bali is getting easier by the day. So time to start packing! Travel, fun, adventures and beautiful Bali memories await!

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LATEST HIGHLIGHTS - 18th SEPT 2022

  • Pre-departure PCR tests are NO LONGER NEEDED for entry into Indonesia.
  • 86 Countries now qualify for the VOA at all International airports and ports.
  • 30 Day Free Visa for citizens/passport holders of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam. 
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BALI AIPORT IS OPEN FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISM!

As of March 24th 2022:

  • NO QUARANTINE for those who are fully vaccinated (booster shot is not mandatory) when arriving into any airport of port across Indonesia.
  • Please note that travellers NEED AT LEAST 1 DOSE VACCINE to enter Indonesia. Proof of covid-19 recovery is currently not recognised as an alternative to vaccines or booster shots. Non-vaccinated travellers are not able to gain a visa or entry into Indonesia at this time. Only partially vaccinated? Quarantine of arrival applies.

WHICH VISA DO YOU NEED?

1. THE 30 DAY FREE TOURIST VISA

The Free Visa on arrival (valid for maximum 30 days stay) is currently only available for citizens of the following ASEAN countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam.

2. VOA - VISA ON ARRIVAL

Travellers from 86 countries are now able to purchase a  Visa on Arrival (VOA) at all international airports across Indonesia. The cost is Rp 500,000 which can be paid by credit card or cash (all major currencies accepted) on arrival. This visa is initially valid for 30 days, with an option to extend for another 30 days (60 days in total). 

Citizens and Passports holders from the following 75 countries are eligible for aVOA: 

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Equador, East Timor, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Litchensutein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan, Vatican and Vietnam.

3. THE B211 TOURIST E-VISA

The B211 Visa, formally known as the “social visa”, is now available for tourism and travel. It is a single entry visa initially valid for 60 days with the option to extend for another 2 x 60 days (6 months in total). Applications must be done with a visa agent. No need to visit an embassy, the application is all done online and the visa will be emailed to you. For a recommended and trusted visa agent contact us.

To apply you will need:

  • A scanned copy of your passport.
  • Passport photo
  • Proof of full vaccination
  • Proof of payment to begin the process.

YOUR TRAVEL CHECKLIST

To effortlessly arrive into Indonesia be sure to have the following: 

– Have Proof of Full Vaccination (digital or physical)
– A valid visa – check the requirements for your nationality. 
– Have at least 6 months validity on your passport (does not expire within 6 months of arrival into Indonesia.
– Have the PeduliLindungi App downloaded on your phone. Helpful instructions HERE.  
– Complete the Indonesian Electronic Customs Declaration and save QR code to your phone. (This can be completed in hard copy at the airport, however its much easier and quicker to complete it online! 

 

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