Current Travel Restrictions for Bali & Indonesia

For the moment all foreign arrivals to Indonesia have been banned until further notice



Immigration updates: For holders of ITAS, ITAP, ITK, and Emergency Stay Permit

13 July 2020 - Indonesia Directorate General of Immigration has updated several new regulations on travel policies amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. The information was shared on its official social media yesterday and valid from today 13 July 2020 until further notice.

  1. Holders of Free Visa (visa exemption) who have been granted emergency stay permit are required to leave Indonesia not exceeding 30 days, from 13 July 2020. Otherwise, you will be imposed on the Immigration Administrative Sanctions.
  2. Holders of Visa on Arrival (VoA - B213) who have been granted emergency stay permit now you can extend your Visa on Arrival from 13 July 2020, within 30 days of the grace period. If you do not comply with the provisions, you will be imposed on the Immigration Administrative Sanctions.
  3. Holders of Visitor Stay Permit (ITK - Code 2B21, 2B11, D212) with an emergency stay permit can now extend your substantive permits unless the Covid-19 pandemic is declared over and there are transports available leaving Indonesia. You can extend your functional permits from 13 July 2020, within 30 days of grace period. You can also change your permissions from Visitor Permits to Stay Permits. If you do not comply with the provisions, you will be imposed on the Immigration Administrative Sanctions.
  4. Holders of valid Limited Stay Visa (ITAS) and Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP) currently residing in Indonesia territory can now apply to extend your Stay Permits at immigration offices or contact your visa agent. 
  5. Holders of expired ITAS, ITAP & Multiple Exit Re-Permit (MREP) who have been granted a required letter from relevant agencies/boards and currently staying overseas. Also, those who apply for the family reunion ITAS/ITAP, shall return to Indonesia and immediately extend your Stay Permits at local immigration offices from 13 July 2020, within 60 days of the grace period. If you do not extend your visa during the grace period, you shall apply for a new visa accordingly. 
  6. Holders of ITAS & ITAP who have been granted an emergency stay permit can now extend your substantive permits. You can also change your permissions from Temporary Stay Permits to Permanent Stay Permits. If your Temporary Stay Permit cannot be extended (No further extensions), you shall leave Indonesia from 13 July 2020 and not exceed 30 days of the grace period. If you do not comply with the provisions, you will be imposed on the Immigration Administrative Sanctions.
  7. Holders of ITK & ITAS who have been granted a new visa telex can now apply for your new ITK or ITAS at local immigration offices. You do not require to apply for an Indonesian visa at the Indonesian Embassy or Consulates overseas. You will receive a new ITK or ITAS after you make a payment for your new visa at local immigration offices. Your payment receipt is your visa grant.


Corona Travel bans and restrictions for Bali and Indonesia

Many countries all over the world are intensifying their efforts to stop the Corona Virus from spreading. Also Indonesia is on a daily basis reassessing which steps to take.

Coming to Bali and Indonesia:

Until further notice, President Jokowi has banned all foreign arrivals and transits. Only travelers with a valid working permit and diplomats are allowed to enter.

Returning home from Bali:

It is important that you inform yourself about any restrictions your home country might have applied. The chances are high, that until end of April more regulations (governments, airlines) will be implemented that might make your travel plans to get back home difficult.

List of Indonesian Embassies and Consulates abroad


Visa Regulations - Corona Impact - Emergency Stay Permit

Events like this or the eruption of the volcano and other "force majeure" naturally might force travelers to overstay, since visas in Indonesia are restricted. In such cases the Indonesian Immigration Authorities adjust their procedures and travelers can obtain an Emergency Stay Permit.

Indonesian Government has announced, Automatic Emergency Stay Permit (No matter when you arrived) Everyone is eligible for the Automatic Emergency Stay Permit. This is a free extension at the end of your existing visa and there is no need to apply for this visa or attend immigration offices, nor will you be charged any overstay fees. This will stay in affect until further notice from the Indonesia Directorate General of Immigration.
 
If you need help on obtaining any type of Visa at the future you may contact our recommended Visa Agent in Bali, Mr. Yusak. Email: visa@baliguide.com

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