The government has updated the latest domestic travel rules during the Covid-19 pandemic. This rule applies to all modes of transportation, whether land, air, or sea. This also applies to private and public transportations. Check out the following explanation.
Starting August 11, 2022, until a time is determined later, the Head of the Covid-19 Handling Task Force Lt. Gen. Suharyanto stipulates Circular (SE) No. 23/2022 regarding Travel Provisions for Domestic People During the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Pandemic.
One of the conditions for domestic travel that it is mandatory to show a negative result on the RT-PCR test.
In the latest travel conditions regulations, every domestic traveler is required to activate PeduliLindungi.
Domestic travelers (PPDN) are required to carry out the provisions of the health protocol, starting from wearing a 3-ply cloth mask or medical mask covering the nose, mouth, and chin, also washing hands regularly, to maintaining a distance.
Suharyanto stipulates that the travel requirements do not apply to users of pioneer transportation modes, including in border areas, underdeveloped areas, frontiers, outermost, and limited shipping.
Also, it is excluded for routine travelers using land transportation modes using private or public vehicles and trains in one area/region.
for domestic travelers aged 6-17 years:
- If you have received the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, you are not required to show a negative result of the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test.
- However, if only the first dose is required to show a negative result of the rapid antigen test whose sample is taken within 1 x 24 hours or a negative result of the RT-PCR test whose sample is taken within 3 x 24 hours before departure.
- For PPDN aged 6-17 years from abroad and have not received the vaccine, they are required to show a negative result of the rapid antigen test whose sample was taken within 1 x 24 hours or a negative result of the RT-PCR test whose sample was taken within 3 x 24 hours before departure.
- If you have special health conditions or comorbid diseases, you are still required to show a negative rapid antigen test result whose sample was taken within 1 x 24 hours or a negative RT-PCR test result whose sample was taken within 3 x 24 hours before departure accompanied by a certificated doctor from the Government Hospital.
- PPDN under the age of 6 years are not required to show a negative result of the RT-PCR test or rapid antigen test. Companions are required to comply with the provisions for vaccination and Covid-19 examinations and apply strict health protocols.
for domestic travelers over the age of 18:
- If you have received the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine or booster, you are no longer required to show a negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test result.
- However, if you have just received your first injection, you must show a negative RT-PCR result within the sample period 3×24 hours before departure.
- If you have special health conditions, you must show the results of the Covid-19 screening along with a doctor’s certificate from a government hospital.