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New Passport Application for Binational Children

New Passport Application for Children with Dual Citizenship

Limited dual citizenship status is the status of dual (two) citizenship granted to children until they reach the age of 18 (eighteen) years with the following criteria.

1. Article 4 of Law Number 12 of 2006 on Citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia
a. Children born through legal wedlock from an Indonesian father and a foreign national mother
b. Children born through legal wedlock from a foreign national father and an Indonesian mother
c. Children born out of legal wedlock from a foreign national mother who is claimed by the Indonesian father as his natural child, and such claim is declared before the child reach the age of 18 (eighteen) or before the child has married.
d. Children born outside the Republic of Indonesia from an Indonesian father and mother whom due to law prevailing in the country of birth automatically provides citizenship to the child;

2. Article 5 of Law Number 12 of 2006 on Citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia
a. Children of Indonesian Citizens born out of legal wedlock, under the age of 18 (eighteen) and are unmarried who are legally adopted by the foreign national father
b. Children of Indonesian Citizen under the age of 5 (five) who are legally adopted by a Foreign National through legal proceedings

Note:
- In terms of dual citizenship status, as determined in Article 4 point c, d, h, and i, and Article 5 of Law Number 12 of 2006, the children must choose one citizenship when they reach the age of 18 or married.
- The decision to choose one citizenship shall be made within three years after the children have reached the age of 18 or married.

1. A valid Indonesian identity card (KTP) or certificate of moving abroad

2. A family register (KK)

3. A birth certificate, marriage certificate/book, diploma, or baptism certificate*

4. An Indonesian citizenship certificate for Foreign Nationals who acquire Indonesian citizenship or submitting the certificate of citizenship in accordance with the legislation.

5. A statement letter of name changes (for those who have changed their name) issued by authorized official.

Note:
*Name, place and date of birth, and parents' name must be listed in the documents. Otherwise, a statement issued by authorized official may be attached.

1. Children with limited dual citizenship who were born before August 1st, 2006
a. Children must get an immigration permit, if they have not applied for permanent registration. It can be processed at local immigration office.
b. If the permanent registration has been done, the following things must be completed.
- Parents/guardian make a report to the local immigration office by attaching a passport and Ministerial Decree regarding the acquisition of limited dual citizenship.
- Parents/guardian return the immigration documents.
- Children with dual citizenship can be granted an Indonesian passport with a stamp in the passport as children with dual citizenship based on Law Number 12 of 2006 article 4 point c, d, h, and l and article 5.
- Children with a passport of another citizenship must attach affidavit by paying 400,000 IDR.

2. Children with limited dual citizenship who were born after August 1st, 2006
a. Children can be granted a Republic of Indonesia Travel Document (Dokumen Perjalanan Republik Indonesia/DPRI) even if they have a foreign passport.
b. Children can be granted the DPRI with a stamp of limited dual citizenship.
c. Children with passport of another citizenship must attach affidavit by paying 400,000 IDR.

The following are immigration facilities provided to children with limited dual citizenship.
1. Children who only have a foreign passport are exempt from visa, Stay Permit and Re-entry Permit (Izin Masuk Kembali/IMK).
2. Children are granted arrival/departure signs as Indonesian Citizens.
3. Children with two passports must choose to use one of their passports.
4. Children are granted a stamp of limited dual citizenship on their Embarkation-Disembarkation Card (ED Card). Embarkation-Disembarkation Card (ED Card) miliknya.

1. Check the completeness and validity of required documents

2. Make payment for passport application fee

3. Take photo and fingerprint records

4. Interview

5. Verification

6. Adjudication

1. Regular non-electronic passport (48 pages): 350,000 IDR

2. Regular electronic passport (48 pages): 650,000 IDR

3. Same-day expedited passport service fee*: 1,000,000 IDR

Note:
*The expedited passport service fee excludes passport application fee.