Procedure for Conversion Status from ITK to ITAS – Quoting from page Directorate General of Immigration. Indonesian Immigration made adjustments to immigration regulations in line with the condition of the pandemic in Indonesia starting to improve.
The policy of applying for an Indonesian Visa that is carried out domestically or often referred to as Onshore, is often used as an alternative to obtaining a limited stay permit (ITAS) in Indonesia.
Indonesian Immigration has returned the application flow to its original state, based on Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights Number 43 of 2015.
Foreigners holding a Visit Stay Permit can no longer apply for a Limited Stay Visa through the onshore visa procedure, but must go through the conversion status procedure at the Immigration Office.
The following is a summary of the procedure for converting the status of a visit stay permit to a limited stay permit based on the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia Number 43 of 2015.
Who can Apply for Conversion Status from Visit Stay Permit (ITK) to Limited Stay Permit (ITAS)?
Based on Regulation of The Minister of Law and Human Rights of The Republic of Indonesia No. 43 of 2015 in Article 3 paragraph (1) letter a covers Foreigners:
A. Who invest
B. Who work as experts
C. Who carry out their duties as clergy
D. Who attend education and training
E. Conducting scientific research
F. Who joins the husband or wife of an Indonesian citizen
G. Who joins a husband or wife holding a Limited Stay Permit or Permanent Stay Permit
H. Who joins the parents of children with foreign nationals who have a family legal relationship with the parents of Indonesian citizens
I. Who joins the parents of holders of Limited Stay Permits or Permanent Stay Permits for children who are under 18 (eighteen) years of age and are not yet married
J. Based on reasons of benefit for the welfare of society and/or humanity after obtain the Minister’s consideration
K. In the context of regaining the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia based on the provisions of laws and regulations
L. Foreign elderly tourists
M. Former Indonesian citizens who intend to stay limited in the Indonesian Territory
N. Who have children who are not yet 18 (eighteen) years old and unmarried, comes from a Foreigner who is legally married to an Indonesian citizen and intends to merge with his/her parents; and
O. Ex-subject child with dual citizenship of the Republic Indonesia
What are the Requirements for Conversion of Status from Visit Stay Permit (ITK) to Limited Stay Permit (ITAS)?
- Domicile Letter
- Passport are still valid, which contains:
> Visa and Entry Sign except for children who hold a Visit Stay Permit given because they were born in the Indonesian Territory from father and/or mother holding a Visit Stay Permit; or
> Visit Stay Permit.
- Guarantee letter from the Guarantor
- Identity card (KTP) and family card (KK) of the guarantor or Person in Charge
- Limited Stay Permit card or Stay Permit card Fixed, in the case of Guarantor or Liability foreign nationals
- Documents of special requirements according to the purpose of getting an ITAS
- Power of attorney with sufficient stamp duty in case of management through power
What is the Flow of the Conversion Process from Visit Stay Permit (ITK) to Limited Stay Permit (ITAS)?
Based on Regulation of The Minister of Law and Human Rights of The Republic of Indonesia No. 43 of 2015. The application as referred to in Article 27 shall apply the following provisions:
A. Inspection of the completeness of the requirements
B. Data entry, document scan and print application sign
C. Payment of immigration fees in accordance with the provisions of the legislation
D. Identification and verification of data
E. Field Immigration supervision, if necessary in accordance with the considerations of the Head of the Immigration Office or the appointed Immigration Officer
F. Making and signing an application letter for the Head of the Immigration Office to the Head of the Immigration Division accompanied by considerations and suggestions
G. Document scanning is complete; and
H. Delivery of a letter from the Head of the Immigration Office manually and/or through Simkim to the Head Immigration Division.
In the event that the application as referred to in paragraph (1) Article 27, does not require field Immigration supervision, the application is submitted within a maximum period of 3 (three) working days from the date the complete application is received.
In the event that the application as referred to in…
Paragraph (1) Article 27, requires field Immigration supervision, submission of application is carried out within a maximum period of 7 (seven) working days from the date of receipt of a complete application.
Field Immigration Supervision as referred to in paragraph (3) Article 27, must be implemented if the application is based on mixed marriages.
Then the Head of the Immigration Section as referred to in Article 26 submits an application to the Director General or a designated Immigration Officer within a maximum period of 3 (three) working days as of the receipt of the application.
Regarding the application as referred to in paragraph (1) Article 28 applies the following provisions:
A. Examination and assessment of the completeness of the requirements
B. Preparation of considerations and suggestions
C. Preparation and signing of a letter from the Head of the Immigration Division to the Director General
D. Document scan is complete; and
E. Submission of a letter from the Head of the Immigration Division manually and/or through Simkim to the Director General.
And in article 30. The director general or the appointed immigration officer within a maximum period of 5 (five) working days from the date the application is received must make a decision to change the status of the visit stay permit to a limited stay permit.
The determination of the decision as referred to in paragraph (1) article 30, is carried out through the following stages:
A. Completeness check, review, and review of requirements
B. Signing of the decree of the director general regarding the approval of the transfer of the status of a visit stay permit to a limited stay permit
C. Document scanning is complete; and
D. Submission of the director general’s decree manually and/or through simkim to the head of the immigration office.
Foreigners who have met the requirements as referred to in Article 3 and Article 4, Regulation of The Minister of Law and Human Rights of The Republic of Indonesia No. 43 of 2015, the status of a Visit Stay Permit may be granted to a Limited Stay Permit based on the application. The application as referred to above is submitted no later than 30 (thirty) days before the end of the Visit Stay Permit period.
It is very important to know all about Stay Permits in Indonesia, both for the completeness of the Stay Permit application documents and the process flow that must be fulfilled.
If you experience difficulties and do not know about the completeness or flow to get a legal Stay Permit in Indonesia.
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