How Travel to Bali Requirements during New Normal Period
Wayan Koster, the Governor of the Province of Bali and the Head of the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19, issued Circular Letter Number 305/GUGASCOVID19/VI/2020 on the Traffic Control of Travellers Entering Bali During the Adaptation of New Normal Towards a Productive and Free from COVID-19 Community, which will be in effect starting from 5 July 2020.
This regulation will be imposed for travelers entering Bali, apart from tourism purposes, in which tourism is guided by separate requirements. Apart from wearing masks, implementing social distancing, routine hand-washing as a mandatory protocol for travelers, this Circular Letter also regulates the requirements for domestic and international travelers intending to visit Bali.
Requirements for Domestic Travellers
Travelers conducting their journey by personal vehicles, public transportation by land, sea, and air are mandated to:
1 | Provide identification, KTP, or other forms of identification.
2 | Provide a non-reactive rapid test result, which is valid for 14 days from the issuance. It is also mandatory for persons conducting logistical travel purposes, officials from government institutions, and employees of private enterprises performing their duties to stay in Bali for more than seven (7) days. This regulation is also imposed on travelers that do not own Bali KTP, but for exceptional circumstances residing in Bali by completing a statement and guarantee letter, which can be downloaded at https://cekdiri.baliprov.go.id/
3 | For transit travelers who do not intend to visit Bali, it is mandatory to provide a valid non-reactive rapid test health result.
4 | Visitors must register online to https://cekdiri.baliprov.go.id/
5 | Visitors must download app EHac from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (Apple), fill their complete data, and claim a barcode which will be checked at the departure gate in the airport in Bali. The app is mandatory for the purpose of tracking down travelers during the New Normal period.
Additional Requirements for the Entry of Domestic Travelers (Optional)
Any visitors who enter Bali can download PeduliLindungi app from Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (Apple) to check the red/yellow/green zone status of the area that will be visited on Bali.
Requirements for International Travellers
Requirements for Non-Migrant Workers:
1 | Mandatory to provide a valid negative swab test PCR result health certificate
2 | For travelers that do not possess valid negative swab test PCR result health certificate, it is mandatory to conduct an independent swab test at the Government Hospital or at a dedicated laboratory designated by the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19
Requirements for Indonesian Migrant Workers:
1 | It is mandatory for migrant workers that do not have an official agency to conduct a swab test at a designated area assigned by the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19 and to conduct self-quarantine until the result is issued.
2 | Migrant workers with a health certificate from the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19 may conduct self-quarantine with the supervision of its local Gotong Royong Task Force.
3 | The Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19 is responsible to coordinate with migrant worker agencies in relation to the repatriation of migrant workers and shipmates to provide accommodation until the issuance of the swab test result.
Additional Requirements for all International Travellers:
1 | All International Travellers with a positive swab test result will be handled directly by the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19.
2 | International Travellers that have been deemed recovered would be escorted by the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19, which would then be placed under self-quarantine.
3 | International Travellers that do not own a Bali KTP but for special circumstances residing in Bali are permitted to stay in Bali by providing a negative swab test PCR result and completing a statement and guarantee letter, which can be downloaded at https://cekdiri.baliprov.go.id/
The implementation of this Bali Entry Requirements during the New Normal involves all regents/mayors in Bali as well as traditional villages through the Paikaten Pacalang by facilitating and informing the control of persons entering Bali by coordinating with the Bali Provincial Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of COVID-19.