Jumat, 3 Desember 2021
Reporter: Muhammad Fijar Sulistyo
Editor: Achmad Nur Saleh
The Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) has opened 89 units for immigration service outside the immigration office. This was conveyed by the Director of Immigration Cooperation Agus Widjaja in a Coordination Meeting on the Implementation of the Cooperation Agreement between the DGI and Ministries/Agencies held in Bogor Immigration Office on Friday (3/12/2021).
Agus stated that 89 were the total number of the service units operated since 2013 to the present. Agus said that not all service units were financed by the Directorate General of Immigration. Some are it’s collaboration with the local government.
"These 89 service units take various forms, such as Passport Service Units (ULP), Immigration Work Units (UKK) and One Stop Integrated Services (LTSP)," he explained.
In addition to collaborating with the local government, the DGI also works with private sectors to provide spaces. Several collaborations have been carried out with shopping centers such as malls that are easily accessible to the public.
Agus said the immigration service is currently a public service that still exists during the Covid-19 pandemic. Immigration services, both passports and residence permits, are still open at the Public Service Mall.
"Most recently, a few days ago the Passport Service Unit was opened at Lippo Mall Indonesia, Cibubur Junction, located in East Jakarta," said Agus.
The coordination meeting was also attended by the Head of West Java Regional Office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, the Head of Immigration Division and the Head of Immigration Technical Implementation Unit in the West Java, DKI Jakarta and Banten regions.