The Indonesian government announced that it has ended COVID-19 visa policies for those applying for certain visas and permits.

Key Points:

  • As of July 3, foreign nationals applying for work and stay permits at the Ministry of Manpower are no longer required to have:
    • Proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
    • A statement letter of willingness to comply with health policies in Indonesia.
    • Health or travel insurance covering COVID-19.
  • Indonesian authorities have yet to announce if the requirements above have been lifted for single entry visa or multiple entry visa applications.
  • Foreign nationals can no longer apply for new work and stay permits and single entry visas while in Indonesia; they must now leave the country and reapply.

Additional Information: Indonesian authorities have removed COVID-19 checkpoints at airports and seaports, and officials will no longer request proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

BAL Analysis: Indonesian authorities ended COVID-19 policies for some visa applications as the virus situation around the world has improved.

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