New Updates for Foreigners who Lives in Indonesia – Responding to the dynamics that occur in immigration services as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration has issued a new announcement regarding Foreign Citizens, which is contained in Circular No. IMI-GR.01.01-4497 dated 18 September 2020, stating the Deadline for Foreigners’ Obligations of ITKT Holders (Emergency stay permits) to obtain immigration stay permits. Herewith respectfully convey the following:
1. Referring to the Letter of the Director-General of Immigration Number IMI-GR.01.01-4409 dated 18 August 2020 regarding the Extension of the Deadline for Foreigner Obligations of ITKT Holders to get Immigration Stay Permits, foreigners holding free visit visas, limited stay permits, or permanent stay permits who expires and cannot be extended in accordance with statutory regulations and has obtained an Emergency Stay Permit (ITKT), must hold a new Stay Permit through the Visa Approval (Telex) mechanism no later than 20 September 2020;
2. Until now, there are still obstacles that cause difficulties for foreigners in applying for Telex.
3. With regard to the above points 1 and 2, information can be conveyed to foreign nationals regarding:
a. Changes in the deadline for foreigners’ obligations as referred to in number 1 from 20 September 2020 to 05 October 2020;
b. Foreigners holding Telex with separate Telex and Visa PNBP payment mechanisms as referred to in the Letter of the Director-General of Immigration Number IMI-GR.01.01-3558 dated July 22, 2020, are required to report to the immigration office and pay the Visa fee no later than October 5, 2020;
c. Foreigners who already have an immigration stay permit are obliged to extend their stay permit accordingly;
d. Foreigners in number 1 who do not have an immigration stay permit and foreigners who do not carry out the obligations referred to in numbers 3 a to c may be subject to Immigration Administrative Action.
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