The Latest Bali Entry Requirements , the Spread of Covid-19 until now there are still things that make the Government make new regulations regarding travelers starting April 1, 2021. This rule is enforced in all regions of Indonesia, including Bali. Bali is still the main attraction for tourists to enjoy holidays, both domestic and international tourists .
In the Latest Circular (SE) Number 12 of 2021 concerning Provisions for Domestic Travel During the Covid-19 Pandemic which took effect from April 1, 2021, this rule applies to an undetermined time limit.
What is stipulated in the Circular Letter is about the journey to and from the island of Bali which has undergone a slight change from the previous rules. The following are the rules / conditions for entering Bali that are used to travel to the island of Bali as summarized by Kompas.com:
- Tes Covid-19
For those who travel to Bali, whether using land, sea, and air travel, either personally or in groups, must show a negative result of the Covid-19 test, be it the RT-PCR test, rapid antigen test or GeNose C19 test.
- Sample Validity
The validity period of the sample for the RT-PCR test and antigen rapid test is a maximum of 2 × 24 hours before departure to Bali. Meanwhile, for the GeNose C19 test, it can be done directly at the airport, port, or terminal before departure as a travel requirement.
- Must complete e-HAC Indonesia
Those who travel by sea and air, air and sea are required to fill out Indonesia’s electronic-Health Access Card (e-HAC). Meanwhile, those who use land transportation, both groups and individuals, are only advised.
- Exceptions to the test conditions
Especially for children under the age of five years are not required to take the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test or GeNose C19 test as a condition of travel.
- If the result is negative but there are symptoms
If the result of the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test or GeNose C19 test of the traveler is negative but shows symptoms, the traveler may not continue the trip. They are then required to perform RT-PCR diagnostic tests and self-isolation during the waiting time for the results.
- GeNose Price
There is no definite information regarding the price of the GeNose C19 test. Will it be the same as the GeNose test fare at the train station or not. The current GeNose test price at train stations is IDR 30,000. “Later it will be announced further,” said Ministry of Transportation spokesperson Adita Irawati when contacted by Kompas.com, Monday (29/3/2021). However, as of April 1, 2021, finally the GeNose test fee at the airport was finally pegged at Rp. 40,000.
- GeNose staged at four airports
Currently, there are only four airports that will be able to serve the GeNose C19 test for prospective passengers. Therefore, only prospective travelers departing from these four airports can only use the GeNose C19 test. “Still in stages at four airports: Palembang, Bandung, YIA Yogyakarta and Surabaya,” said Adita. The four airports are included in the first stage, namely Sultan Mahmud Baddarudin II Airport in Palembang, Husein Sastranegara Airport in Bandung, Yogyakarta International Airport, and Juanda International Airport in Surabaya.
- Health protocol
Everyone is required to apply and comply with 3M’s health protocols, namely wearing masks, maintaining distance and avoiding crowds, and washing hands with soap or using hand sanitizers. In addition, the use of masks must also be done properly covering the nose and mouth. The type of mask used is also a three-layer cloth mask or medical mask.
No one-way or two-way talk by telephone or in person during a trip by public transportation by land, rail, sea, river, lake, ferry and air. It is also not allowed to eat and drink along the flight journey for a trip of less than two hours. Except for individuals who are required to take drugs in the context of treatment.
- Change from previous rules
There are several changes between this new rule and the previous one stated in SE Task Force Number 7 of 2021. One of them is the question of using the GeNose C19 test. In SE Number 7 of 2021, there is no provision that allows the use of a negative result of the GeNose C19 test for airplane passengers, sea transportation passengers, as well as passengers on public and private land transportation to Bali Island.
Then, there is also a change in the validity period of the antigen rapid test requirements for airplane passengers to Bali. Initially the validity period of this requirement was 1 × 24 hours, now this requirement can apply to 2 × 24 hours, the same as the RT-PCR test requirements. Meanwhile, for other transportation users specifically to Bali, the validity period of the results is getting tighter. Initially the test results were valid for a maximum of 3 × 24 hours. Now, the test validity period is only 2 × 24 hours.
This is the information regarding the requirements to enter Bali, for those who wish to travel to Bali, they can prepare whatever is needed. May be useful.