APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Information
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, hereinafter abbreviated and referred to as APEC, is an organization of Asia Pacific countries established in Canberra in November 1989 aimed at building economic cooperation.
Currently, APEC has 21 (twenty one) economic members, namely: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, China, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United States of America, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea.
The increased travel activities of business people in the trade and investment sectors of APEC member countries with high mobility require time efficiency in carrying out these activities, therefore, it is very necessary to facilitate the Immigration process, based on these considerations, an agreement and recommendation of the APEC forum emerged to provide convenience for immigration traffic activities business people from APEC member countries in the APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD (ABTC) Scheme
Furthermore, in order to accommodate the businessmen, on August 15, 2002 in Acapulco Mexico, Indonesia has signed participation in the APEC Business Travel Card scheme, and the implementation of the APEC KPP grant has been started since May 1, 2004.
APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARD, hereinafter abbreviated and referred to as ABTC, is a Business Travel Card valid in APEC member countries implementing the APEC KPP scheme as many as 19 member countries. The goal is to speed up the process of going in and out of a country for its holders, namely business people who are very concerned about time, because with ABTC business people no longer need to apply for a visa every time they want to travel to ABTC participating countries and get service facilities at the airport by special route.
Period of Stay
Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth
Brunei International Airport
Santiago International Airport
Beijing International Airport, Pudong International Airport (Shanghai)
Hongkong International Airport
Soekarno-Hatta (Jakarta), Ngurah Rai (Bali), Juanda (Surabaya), Batam Center (Batam).
Tanpa Jalur Khusus:
1. Bandar Udara
Sultan Syarif Kasim II (Pekanbaru), Hang Danim (Batam), Minangkabau (Padang), Sam Ratulangi (Manado), Halim Perdanakusuma (Jakarta), Adi Sucipto (Yogyakarta), Selaparang (Mataram), Sepinggan (Balikpapan), Hasanuddin (Makasar), El Tari (Kupang), Adi Sumarmo (Surakarta), Ahmad Yani (Semarang), Husein Sastranegara (Bandung).
2. Pelabuhan Laut
Sekupang, Batu Ampar, Nongsa, Marina, Teluk Senimba.
c. Tanjung Uban
Bandar Bintan Telani, Lagoi, Bandar Sri Udana Lobam.
d. Tanjung Pinang
Sri Bintan Pura
New Tokyo (Narita), Kansai (Osaka), Central Japan (Centair, Nagoya)
Auckland, Christchuch, Welington
Ninoy Aquino (Manila)
Chiang Kai Shiek (Taipei), Kaohsiung
Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai
Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh City)