Good News! To everyone who has been waiting so long to see amazing Bali island again. It’s been 2 years we are in difficult situations because of the covid-19 pandemic. And because of this difficult times, so many favorite activities are held back from them due to this pandemic condition in all over the world. We have discussed this in the previous article that the most affected is the tourism sector. And covid-19 pandemic has made lots of people lost their job. The fact that the island of Bali is very dependent on its tourism sector cannot be denied, and during this pandemic Bali island has experienced a very sharp decline in its economy.
New Visa Regulations Issued by the Government
But finally, good news coming! Government has released their new rules about opening the entrance for the foreigners to come to Indonesia country. As our Minister of Law and Human Rights Mr. Yasonna Laoly issued Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights number 34 of 2021 concerning the Granting of Immigration Visas and Residence Permits in the Period of Handling the Spread of Corona Virus Disease 2019 and National Economic Recovery on Wednesday (Sept 15, 2021), with the issuance of Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights, the restrictions on the entry of foreigners into Indonesia based on the Minister of Law and Human Rights Regulation number 27 of 2021 are declared invalid. The Head of Public Relations and General Affairs of the Directorate General of Immigration, Mr. Arya Pradhana Anggakara has said, Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights number 34 of 2021 gives entry permits to foreigners holding valid and valid visas or residence permits. Previously, in Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights number 27 of 2021 it was stated that foreigners holding visas could not enter Indonesian territory, except for official visas and diplomatic visas. Meanwhile, the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights number 34 of 2021 reopens entry to Indonesia for foreigners holding valid visit visas and limited stay visas.
He also explained that other subjects who are now granted permission to enter Indonesian territory include foreigners holding official residence permits, diplomatic residence permits, limited stay permits, permanent residence permits, and APEC Business Travel Card holders, transportation crews who come along with transportation equipment and Traditional Border Crosser as well. These subjects can enter Indonesian territory through certain Immigration Checkpoints, after complying with the Covid-19 health protocol in accordance with statutory regulations.
So here for you who has been waiting to visit Bali island and would like to see the amazing things in this island, your dreams are about come true! Just let you know that Bali island during the pandemic era is really empty. Lots of beaches are empty, finding sights of people doing water sports like in normal times is really hard to find. Covid-19 pandemic has been make people to make distance and just stay home for so long. So it’s time for you to let go of the longing for the amazing sights that have been hiding from you for a while. This is a government effort to be able to restore the economy. Even the offshore visa service, which was previously temporarily suspended, is now reopening. Applications for offshore visa approval can be submitted based on the type of activity of the Foreigner in accordance with the provisions of the legislation.
Latest News : Bali island has opened its doors to foreign tourists. So this is your chance to release stress and fatigue during the COVID-19 quarantine period, where all of us keep distance away from other is the main thing to do. If you need help getting to this island, please do not hesitate to contact us! We will be ready to help you to see the island again!