Includes Bali, Java, Kalimantan, Sumatra and West Papua


The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.

Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.

Risk level Vaccines required
All travellers Diphtheria
Sometimes advised for high risk Hepatitis A
Highest risk Cholera
Hepatitis B
Japanese Encephalitis
Yellow Fever No risk of yellow fever, however vaccination might be required for certificate purposes from yellow fever areas

Check travel vaccine schedules.

Visit Fit for Travel website for non-vaccine preventable diseases prevalent in area


The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.

Areas of risk Level of risk Recommended regimen Seasonal risk Drug resistance
The island of Sumba and all islands and areas in the provinces of Papua and West Papua HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL CHLOR
Mentawai islands, Lahat and Pesawaran regencies on the island of Sumatra, the whole of Kalimantan, West Lombok Regency on the island of Lombok, all islands in East Nusa Tengarra province, including Komodo (but not the island of Sumba), West Sulawesi province on the island of Sulawesi and all islands in Maluku and North Maluku provinces. LOW RISK ADDITIONAL* AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF* ALL CHLOR
The city of Jakarta, the islands of Java, Bali and Sulawesi (except West Sulawesi province) LOW RISK AVOIDANCE ALL CHLOR

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

For more help contact Information Services.