Indonesia Drops Covid-19 Test Requirements For Vaccinated Travellers


Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced that negative COVID tests from fully vaccinated international travellers will no longer be required. The new policy has taken effect on Wednesday, May 18th, as the country relaxes its outdoor mask-wearing policy.

Update: Indonesia Travel Restrictions

“Domestic and international travellers who are fully vaccinated no longer need to take PCR (polymerase chain reaction) or antigen swab tests,” President Joko Widodo announced

However, visitors need to be fully vaccinated or spend five nights in quarantine and pay for two PCR-RT tests.

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

PCR Test Requirements

To enter Indonesia, foreign travellers must show a negative RT-PCR test result in the country or region of origin which samples were taken within a maximum period of 2 x 24 hours before the departure time.


Quarantine Requirements

All international travellers (Indonesian citizens and Foreign citizens) are required to quarantine with the following categories:

  1. ​Quarantine period 5 x 24 hours for those who have not been vaccinated or have received the first dose of vaccination.
  2. The quarantine period for minors under 18 years or required exceptional protection has followed the provisions of the parents/legal guardians/travel companions.

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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, he's passionate about writing.

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