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Travel to Bali as a Digital Nomad in 2022 – Travel Regulations

[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. 

  1. Australia
  2. Argentina
  3. Belgia
  4. Brazil
  5. Brunei Darussalam
  6. Cambodia
  7. Canada
  8. China
  9. Denmark
  10. Finland
  11. France
  12. Germany
  13. Hungary
  14. India
  15. Italy
  16. Japan
  17. Laos
  18. Malaysia
  19. Mexico
  20. Myanmar
  21. Netherlands
  22. New Zealand
  23. Norwegia
  24. Poland
  25. Qatar
  26. Saudi Arabia
  27. Seychelles
  28. Singapore
  29. South Africa
  30. South Korea
  31. Spain
  32. Sweden
  33. Switzerland
  34. Taiwan
  35. Thailand
  36. The Philippines
  37. Tunisia
  38. Turkey
  39. UAE
  40. UK
  41. USA
  42. Vietnam

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. 

We love traveling to Bali and running digital nomad retreats there. Check out our upcoming retreat where we live & work together here. 

Safe travels. 

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