Update: Domestic and Inter’l Travel Rules
The Ministry of Transportation has published a circular memorandum providing guidelines that will take effect on July 17, 2022 on the use of public transportation.
The circular memorandum – numbered 21 and 22 – covers travel guidelines for both domestic and international travelers during the ongoing pandemic.
Adita Irawati, a spokesperson for Ministry of Transportation, stated in a written explanation on Monday, 11 July 2022, that the guidance covering domestic travel consists of four memoranda: memorandum no. 68 in sea transportation; memorandum no. 70 in air transportation; memorandum no.72 in rail transportation; at memorandum no. 73 in ground transportation.
For international transportation, there are three related memoranda: memorandum no. 69 in sea transportation; memorandum no. 74 in ground transportation; at memorandum no. 74 in ground transportation.
The guidelines typically cover the memorandum address nationwide by air, sea, land, private vehicle transportation, public transportation, ferry, and rail travel.
Basic guidelines include:
- Domestic travelers received a third COVID-19 the vaccination (including the 3rd booster shot) is not required to show a negative result RT-PCR o rapid antigen testing.
- Domestic travelers who received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination is required to show a negative result for a rapid antigen testing performed within 24 hours before leaving or a negative result for a RT-PCR the test was performed 48 hours before leaving. These domestic passengers must also be prepared to submit to an on-site booster (3rd vaccination) at the port-of-departure.
- Domestic travelers who received only the first vaccination with COVID-19 should show a negative result from a RT-PCR the test was performed within 72 hours of departure.
- Domestic travelers who suffer from specific health conditions or accompanying diseases that prevent vaccination are not included in the vaccination requirement. However, they must show proof of negativity RT-PCR analysis within 72 hours of departure. These individuals must also submit a letter from a doctor or government hospital stating that the traveler cannot follow the vaccination with COVID-19 protocols.
- Domestic travelers between the ages of 6 and 17 must present a certificate showing they have received the second vaccination with COVID-19 and do not necessarily show negativity RT-PCR o rapid antigen testing.
- Domestic travelers under 6 years of age are not included in the immunization requirements and are not required to test negative RT-PCR o rapid antigen testing. Young travelers must be accompanied on their journey by someone who meets established vaccination and testing protocols.
Adita Irawati explained, stating that the above requirements do not apply for standard travel by land using public or private vehicles, trains running within a single region or municipal area, pioneering methods of transportation in border areas, and, in limited special circumstances, in remote regions. .
In general, the protocols also apply to foreign travelers using the following gateways:
- International airports include: Soekarno Hatta (Banten), Juanda (Surabaya), Ngurah Rai International (Bali), Hang Nadim (Riau), Raja Haji Fisabilillah (Riau), Sam Ratulangi (Manado), Zainuddin Abdul Madjid (Lombok) ), Kualanamu (Medan), Sultan Hasabuddin (Makassar), Yogyakarta International, Sultan Iskandar Musa (Aceh – only for Haj pilgrimage), Minangkabau, (West Sumatra – only for Haj pilgrimage), Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, (South Sumatra – only for Haj pilgrimage), Adisumarmo, (Solo Jawa Tengah – only for Haj pilgrimage), Syamsuddin Noor, (South Kalimantan – only for Haj pilgrimage), Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Sepinggan, (East Kalimantan – only for Haj pilgrimage).
- All international ports in Indonesia
- Eight international border crossings including Aruk, West Kalimantan; Entikong, West Kalimantan; Motaain, East Nusa Tenggara; Nanga Badau, West Kalimantan; Motamasin, East Nusa Tenggara; Wini, East Nusa Tenggara; Skouw, Papua; at Sota, Papua.
Adita said the guidelines outlined in the latest memorandum will take effect on July 17, 2022.