The Indonesian government continues adjusting policies and procedures.
Due to the dynamic nature of travel regulations, please stay updated.
Please prepare your documents and follow the health and safety measures in Indonesia.
Electronic Customs Declaration:
Travelers holding a B211A visa will be subject to the Pre-flight and entry conditions below:
Please carry a hard copy of your documents as well as in the electronic form.
The do’s and don’ts for international travelers:
Bali Governor Wayan Koster has dropped the administration’s official do's and don’ts guidelines.
Visitors will now be encouraged to scan a QR code on arrival at Bali Airport.
The barcode contains what is allowed and what is not allowed while on Bali. Visitors who want to enter Bali are also required to scan or scan.
The QR code will then link to a series of Google Docs, which contain the infographics.
Here are the do’s and don’ts for our international travelers:
1. Respect the sanctity of temples, pratimas (sacred statues), and religious symbols;
2. Wholeheartedly respect the customs, traditions, arts, culture, and local wisdom of the Balinese people during ongoing ceremonial processions and rituals;
3. Dress modestly, appropriately, and respectfully when visiting sacred areas, tourist attractions, public places, and engaging in activities in Bali;
4. Behave politely in sacred areas, tourist areas, restaurants, shopping areas, roads, and other public places;
5. Be accompanied by licensed tour guides (who understand the natural conditions, customs, traditions, and local wisdom of the Balinese people) when visiting tourist attractions;
6. Exchange foreign currency at authorized money changers (both banks and non-banks) that are officially licensed and display the authorization number and QR code logo from Bank Indonesia;
7. Make payments using the Indonesian Standard QR Code (QRIS);
8. Conduct transactions using the Indonesian rupiah;
9. Comply with the applicable traffic laws in Indonesia, including possessing a valid international or national driving license, obey traffic rules, dress modestly, wear a helmet, follow traffic signs, not exceed passenger capacity, and no driving under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs;
10. Use four-wheeled transportation that is roadworthy and officially registered or two-wheeled transportation that is operated by a legal business entity or association for two-wheeler rentals;
11. Stay in accommodations that possess the required permits according to applicable regulations;
12. Adhere to all specific provisions/rules that apply to each tourist attraction and tourist activity.
1. Trespass sacred territories: Steer clear of utamaning mandala and madyaning mandala, holy and sanctified spots like puras and pelinggihs — unless you’re there for a Balinese traditional ceremony, during which you must wear the appropriate attire, and you’re not menstruating;
2. Touch sacred trees;
3. Engage in behavior that defiles sacred places, temples, idols, and religious symbols, such as climbing sacred structures and taking indecent or nude photos;
4. Litter and pollute lakes, springs, rivers, seas, and public areas;
5. Use single-use plastics like plastic bags, polystyrene (styrofoam), and plastic straws;
6. Utter offensive words, behave disrespectfully, cause disturbances, and act aggressively towards government authorities, local communities, and fellow tourists, both directly and indirectly through social media, including spreading hate speech and hoaxes;
7. Engage in work or business activities without proper documentation issued by the relevant authorities;
8. Get involved in illegal activities, such as trading illegal goods, including endangered flora and fauna, cultural artifacts, and sacred objects, as well as illegal drugs.
Governor Koster made it crystal clear that foreign tourists who dare to break these rules will face severe consequences, including penalties and legal proceedings as prescribed by Indonesian law.
Indonesia has formally scrapped all Covid-19 travel requirements, including the mandatory vaccination for both international and domestic travelers.
Unvaccinated travelers are now permitted to enter Indonesia and travel domestically within Indonesia.
Despite the vaccination requirement now being scrapped, the recommendation for travelers heading to Indonesia is still up to date with Covid-19 vaccinations.
Using a local SIM card:
For those who come for a longer time and plan to use a local SIM card, you need to register the EMEI number of your phone.
(If you bring your phone into Indonesia for the first time and didn't use it with a local SIM card before 18Th of April 2020.) You can do this in the airport.
In case your stay in Indonesia is less than 90 days, you can register your phone FOR FREE at any official office of a mobile operator. To register, you just need to come to the office in person with your passport and the phone. The tax in that case does not need to be paid.
This registration is valid for 3 months and at the moment is permitted to be extended without any additional fees for another 3 months at the same office where you had initially registered your phone.
There are a lot of mobile phone shops that would register phones for free when you purchase a SIM card or an Internet package from them.
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