COVID-19: Government issues entry guidance for expired permit, visa holders

12 May 20

INDONESIA

IMPACT – HIGH

The government has issued instructions for holders of expired permits who wish to enter the country.

Key Points:

Holders of expired stay permits (limited and permanent), expired re-entry permits, expired telex visas, and expired visas, who have not entered Indonesia, may enter at the following entry points:

  • Tempat Pemeriksaan Imigrasi (TPI) Soekarno Hatta—Jakarta.
  • TPI Juanda—Surabaya.
  • TPI Ngurah Rai—Bali.
  • TPI Kualanamu—Medan.
  • TPI Hang Nadim—Batam.
  • TPI Batam Centre—Batam.
  • TPI Citra Tritunas—Batam.

They must apply for an emergency stay permit at their point of entry and fulfill the following requirements:

  • Provide a health certificate (in English) issued by a health authority in the country where they currently reside, or a Fit to Fly Certificate.
  • Provide a Statement Letter that they are willing to undergo isolation for 14 days in a facility under the supervision of the Indonesian government, or self-isolation under the supervision of the Ministry of Health.
  • Visas and telex visas that were granted after Jan. 1, 2020, and have not been used to enter Indonesia will be automatically revalidated once the state of emergency is declared over.
  • Automatic revalidation will only apply to visas issued by Indonesian Embassies in the following cities that have implemented the Immigration Information Management System (SIMKIM) application: Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Davao, Dili, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Penang, Seoul, Singapore, Songkhla, Sydney, Taipei, Tawau, The Hague and Tokyo.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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