Philippines to Bali: Travel Requirements, Quarantine Rules, Visa Exemption, Etc.

Quarantine-free travel waits for vaccinated tourists.
by | May 12, 2022

Glossy beaches, lush jungles, and temples are just some of the wonders that make tourists fall in love with the Island of the Gods again and again. There’s no wonder why amidst the pandemic, Bali is the rising tourist destination globally (as of March 2022), according to Google Travel Insights.

If you’re gearing up to kick start your international revenge travel, here’s everything you need to know when preparing for a trip to Bali, Indonesia:


Is Bali open to tourists?

Yes, Bali is open to tourists. In fact, the top tropical destination has been gradually opening its borders to international tourists since October 2021.


Who can travel from Philippines to Bali?

After closing its borders in 2020, Indonesia re-opened its borders to international tourists on January 12, 2022.


Do you need a visa to enter Bali?

Under the Visa Exemption Arrangement, Filipinos do not need a visa to enter Bali with a maximum stay of 30 days. Other exempted countries include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.


What are the requirements for Visit Visa Exemption?

  • Passport that’s valid for a minimum of six (6) months
  • Return ticket or pass to continue the trip to another country
  • Proof of ownership of health insurance


What if we’re staying for more than 30 days?

If you plan on staying for more than 30 days, you would have to enter Bali under Visa on Arrival (VoA) for Leisure Purpose. This visa will allow you to stay for up to 60 days or extend your 30-day visit for another 30 days.

It has the same requirements as Visa Exemption Facilities with an added requirement: a proof of payment of PNBP Visa on arrival of 500,000 IDR. Find more information here.


Requirements for travel from Philippines to Bali

These are the medical and travel requirements you need to prepare for:

  • Proof of vaccination (both digital and physical) showing the traveler has complete doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered 14 days before departure. Otherwise, a:
    • Negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 48 hours before departure
  • Download PeduliLindungi mobile application available both on iOS and Android
  • Travel insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 25,000, including medical and treatment expenses for COVID-19
  • E-Hac or Electronic Health Alert Card registration via PeduliLindungi


Quarantine Rules

As of April 28, 2022, quarantine is not required for vaccinated tourists or those who have complete doses of vaccine at least 14 days before departure. On the other hand, unvaccinated tourists or those with incomplete doses have to undergo a mandatory five (5)-day quarantine upon arrival.


Current Indonesia COVID situation


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When she’s not writing, Ina’s busy curating playlists that will save her when words don’t work, reading, annoying her cat, or thinking of her next meal.

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