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​If you are travelling to Indonesia, you are allowed to bring medication with you if it is clear that the medicine is for personal use only. You must declare your medication by using customs declaration form and present a letter from your physician stating the amount of medicine you use per day and the listing of the medication and/ or a copy of original prescription to customs officer. If you are questioned about the medication by the customs officer, you need to have these documents to prove that the medication is legally prescribed.


It is prohibited to bring narcotics into Indonesia. If you are bringing medicines containing narcotics you must declare your medication by using customs declaration form and present a physician's letter that states the reason for taking the medicine and a copy of original prescription to customs officers. Medications with narcotics substance must be in their original packaging, and the dosage quantity must not exceed the duration of the visit.


According to Narcotics Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 22 / 1997, the type of narcotics such as the following are prohibited to enter Indonesian territory:


  • Opium (Papaver Somniferum) Including it’s Plant, Ripe opium, ripe opium such as Opium Jicing and Jicingko

  • Erythroxylon Cocca, Erythroxylon Cocca Including : it’s plant, Cocca leaves and unripe cocca

  • Cocaine

  • Marijuana

  • Heroin

  • Morphine

  • Mirofina/Morphina

  • Salts and derivatives

  • Codeine

  • Polkodina

  • Mixture of Opium with other non-Narcotics substances


Physician letter, the listing of the medication and a copy of original prescription must be translated into Indonesian or English.


These documents do not require Embassy legalization.