Indonesia – Level 4: Do Not Travel
Do not travel to Indonesia due to COVID-19, terrorism, and natural disasters.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Indonesia due to COVID-19.
Indonesia has reimposed border restrictions due to COVID-19 and is closed to international travelers with limited exceptions. Government run quarantine measures are in place for all foreigners. COVID-19 is a serious concern in Indonesia. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Indonesia.
Reconsider travel to:
- Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest.
Terrorists continue plotting possible attacks in Indonesia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting police stations, places of worship, hotels, bars, nightclubs, markets/shopping malls, and restaurants. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis or volcano eruptions may result in disruptions to transportation, infrastructure, sanitation, and the availability of health services.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Indonesia:
- See the U.S. Embassy’s web page regarding COVID-19.
- Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.
- Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
- Visit the websites for Badan Geologi (Indonesian Geological Agency, Indonesian language only) and Badan Nasional Penaggulangan Bencana (National Board for Disaster Management) for the latest information from the Government of Indonesia on current natural disasters.
- Review the CDC’s suggestions on how to prepare for natural disasters.
- Be aware of your personal safety and security at all times.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended stay.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Reports for Indonesia.
- Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Central Sulawesi and Papua – Reconsider Travel
Shootings continue to occur in the area between Timika and Grasberg in Papua. In Central Sulawesi and Papua, violent demonstrations and conflict could result in injury or death to U.S. citizens. Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Central Sulawesi and Papua as U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization before traveling to those areas.
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.