Alcohol and Drugs

Find out about the laws in place related to alcohol and drugs...

The minimum age for drinking alcohol in Indonesia is 21.

The rise of western influence and Indonesia's growing economy have increased general drug availability in the country. Indonesian drug laws are strict. Possession of small amounts of almost any illegal drug can lead to several years in prison. Selling drugs will often bring the death penalty. Indonesia is not reticent to punish foreigners as well, and has executed several in the past few years.

There are regular meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous in Indonesia.

In Bali, there are English-speaking AA meetings.