What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Indonesia?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • Yellow fever
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Indonesia.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Indonesia:

  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Typhoid
  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B


Other health risks: Malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya.

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Indonesia?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Indonesia are poor.
  • Some hospitals have treatment but may be expensive.
  • Some hospitals may require cash payment.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Indonesia and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Indonesia.

Health tips while travelling to Indonesia:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Indonesia. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Indonesia.

Also Read: Customs followed in Indonesia

Last update on February 2, 12:39 pm by Nidhi S.