Visa on Arrival and Quarantine-Free Travel to Bali to Begin

Overseas travellers from several countries entering Indonesia through airports and ports in Bali are no longer required to quarantine and are allowed to use Visa On Arrival (VoA), starting 7th March 2022 

The government has also abolished the requirement for a sponsor or guarantor to apply for a tourist E-Visa. However, no official circular has been published by authorities as this news was being published.

Bali Governor I Wayan Koser revealed that the decision was taken in a coordination meeting held on 4th March 2022, which was attended by the Ministers of Communications, Health, Tourism and Creative Economy, Transportation, Law and Human Rights, and Foreign Affairs, as well as the Head of the COVID-19 Task Force, coordinator and members a team of experts from the COVID-19 task force, Bali’s Governor, and other officials in Bali.

“According to the direction of the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Bali is committed to accelerating the booster vaccine with a minimum target of 30 percent, which is planned to be achieved by 7th March,” said the governor, reported by

Koster asserted that even though the quarantine policy was removed and overseas travellers will be allowed to use VOA again, the requirements to maintain the health protocols were still in place.

Conditions of no quarantine and VoA

The meeting’s decision, which is stated in a report letter, states the health requirements that must be met by the overseas travellers are the following:

  1. Australia
  2. The United States of America
  3. The United Kingdom
  4. Germany
  5. The Netherlands
  6. France
  7. Qatar
  8. Japan
  9. South Korea
  10. Canada
  11. Italy
  12. New Zealand
  13. Turkey
  14. United Arab Emirates
  15. Malaysia
  16. Thailand
  17. Singapore
  18. Brunei Darussalam
  19. Vietnam
  20. Laos
  21. Myanmar
  22. Cambodia
  23. Philippines


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