The Indonesian government has lifted entry restrictions on individuals traveling from countries affected by the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.

Key Points:

  • As of Jan. 12, travelers from Angola, Botswana, Denmark, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Norway, South Africa, the U.K., Zambia and Zimbabwe can enter the country.
  • To enter Indonesia, travelers must:
    • Have a negative PCR test with a valid QR code taken within 72 hours of departure.
    • Have a digital or physical copy proving that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
    • Undergo a seven-day quarantine upon arrival.
  • As of Jan. 12, foreign nationals must have a Single Entry Visit Visa or Limited Stay Visa to enter Indonesia; the Free Visa (Visa Exemption), Visa on Arrival and Multiple Entry Business Visa remain suspended until further notice.

Additional Information: More information regarding Indonesia’s travel restrictions and health protocols is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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