[UPDATED 28 March 2022]
So Bali has been on your bucket list but due to COVID, you had to put that off for now. Or maybe you’re a Canggu nomad local and you’re dying to get back. The good news is – if you’re a passport holder from 42 countries released by the Indonesian government on 23 March 2022 – you can now get a tourist visa on arrival (VOA).
Woop Woop! No more weighing up whether you should bite the bullet and get the business visa (KITAS) – you can now hop on a plane and head to Bali – like today.
Here is a list of the 42 countries allowed to get a tourist VOA.
- Brunei Darussalam
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- South Korea
- The Philippines
According to the Circular of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Number 15 of 2022 concerning Health Protocol for International Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic, international travelers can also enter through I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport and Tanjung Benoa Seaport, Bali. Travelers who are not listed among the above 42 countries can travel to Bali by applying e-visa before departure.
Upon arrival you will need to have the following in order:
- Passport must be valid for 6 months
- Have a return or outbound air ticket
- COVID-19 Vaccination certificates (physical or digital administered at least 14 days before departure)
- Negative RT-PCR test (taken no longer than 48 hours prior to departure)
- Proof of health insurance up to $25k & that covers COVID-19 issues.
- Have downloaded PeduliLindungi app and filled out the Indonesian e-HAC;
There is no quarantine required for vaccinated individuals. If not vaccinated, you will be required to quarantine for a period of 5 days and will need to receive their first vaccination shot during this time.