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Bali welcomes visitors from throughout the world:Here is everything you need to know about PCR testing, quarantine, and visas

Bali welcomes visitors from throughout the world:Here is everything you need to know about PCR testing, quarantine, and visas

Want to visit Bali again? Indonesia has reopened its borders to visitors from other countries, provided they have a valid visa and can provide proof of immunization. No PCR or quarantine is necessary!

All eyes were on the government to announce when (and how) the Bali gates will open to foreign travelers after the Coronavirus outbreak led Indonesia to close its borders in March 2020. And to top it all off, Visas On Arrival have been reintroduced for sure foreign passengers at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport. Quarantine is no longer necessary for fully-vaccinated travelers. The B211 Tourism Visit Visas are also available for stays of up to 6 months (but you can stay in a CHSE-approved hotel if you want the finest in cleanliness, health, and safety!).

But there are a few things to consider before boarding a plane. To begin with, all overseas travelers must possess a valid visa (such as the Visa On Arrival or the B211 Tourism Visit Visa), be fully vaccinated (either with two doses or a booster), and have travel insurance that covers Covid-related emergencies. Confused? Here's everything you should know. PCRs and quarantine are eliminated, and Visas are reinstated. For some nationalities, getting to Indonesia (and Bali) is becoming easier and easier every day until they arrive. But there are various prerequisites and guidelines for travel that you should be aware of.

1. PCR and Quarantine Testing
For tourists who have received all of their recommended vaccinations (either two or three doses), quarantine and PCR testing are no longer necessary. This applies to all foreign visitors entering any Indonesian port of entry, including Bali, Jakarta, and other international airports.

In Indonesia, all international airports have restored Visas on Arrival (VOA) for 75 nations. The cost of a visa on arrival is IDR 500,000. It is valid for 30 days and may be extended once for an additional 30 days.

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, and New Zealand are among the 75 nationalities eligible for the

Travelers with passports that are not accepted by the Visa On Arrival program must reapply for the B211 Tourism Visa.

3. ASEAN countries may travel without a visa
There is absolutely no visa needed for ASEAN nationals to visit Indonesia! This free visa can only be used for 30 days and cannot be extended. Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are among the countries whose citizens do not need a visa to travel.

Travelers who desire to stay for more than 30 days must reapply for the B211 Tourism Visa or, if qualified, pay for the Visa On Arrival.

4.1. Ensure that you have had all necessary vaccinations (two doses OR a booster) more than 14 days before your arrival in Indonesia.

4.2. Prepare your paperwork: you'll need the correct visa (either a pre-applied B211 visa or a Visa On Arrival, if eligible), a passport with at least six months of remaining validity, and a flight reservation out of Indonesia that departs within the duration of your visa.

4.3. Install the PeduliLindungi application.
You'll need to present proof that this is downloaded on your phone during check-in.

4.4. Print all of your documents—so it's much simpler that way.
This includes your proof of immunization, your visa information (if necessary), and your return flight information.

5.1. Passengers having a pre-booked B211 Visa can head to the appropriate immigration counters after stepping off the plane.
Go to the Visa On Arrival payment desk to obtain your 30-day visa if you are a passenger who qualifies (IDR 500,000).

5.2. Following that, all overseas travelers will need to present:
5.2.1. A subsequent flight is departing Indonesia during the visa's period of validity.
5.2.2. a current visa (like the B211, the free visa, or the Visa On Arrival, if eligible).
5.2.3. You download the PeduliLindungi App to your phone.

5.3. If all paperwork is in place, all foreign visitors are then permitted to exit the airport and proceed with their regular travels around Bali (or other Indonesian islands!).


Post by on 2022-09-04 22:10:10