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UU Keimigrasian – Bab 4

Immigration Law

  1. Travel Documents of the Republic of Indonesia consist of:
    1. Passport; and
    2. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport.
  2. Passport consists of:
    1. diplomatic Passport;
    2. service Passport; and
    3. ordinary Passport.
  3. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport consists of:
    1. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport for an Indonesian citizen;
    2. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport for a Foreign National;
    3. Border crossing travel document or border crossing pass;
  4. Travel Documents of the Republic of Indonesia as referred to in section (1) are the public documents.
  1. A diplomatic passport is issued to Indonesian citizens traveling out of Indonesian Territory for a diplomatic posting or mission.
  2. A service passport is issued to Indonesian citizens traveling out of Indonesian Territory for non-diplomatic posting or assignment.
  3. The diplomatic and service passports as referred to in section (1) and section (2) are issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  1. An ordinary passport is issued to an Indonesian citizen.
  2. The ordinary passport as referred to in section (1) is issued by the Minister or appointed Immigration Officer.
  1. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport for an Indonesian citizen is issued to an Indonesian citizen in a particular circumstance in which an ordinary Passport cannot be granted.
  2. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport for a Foreign National is issued to a Foreign National who has no valid Travel Document and whose country has no foreign mission in Indonesia.
  3. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport as referred to in section (2) is granted under the following conditions:
    1. upon own request to exit Indonesian Territory unless subject to exit ban.
    2. the holder is subject to Deportation; or
    3. repatriation.
  4. Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport is issued by the Minister or appointed Immigration Officer.

Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport may be issued to an individual or a group of people.

  1. Border crossing travel document or border crossing pass may be issued to Indonesian citizens residing in the border areas between the Republic of Indonesia and other countries in accordance with border crossing agreements.
  2. Border crossing travel document or border crossing pass is issued by the Minister or appointed Immigration Officer.

Every Indonesian citizen is allowed to hold only 1 (one) of each type of a valid Travel Document of the Republic of Indonesia in their own name.

  1. The Minister or appointed Immigration Officer has the authority to withdraw or revoke an ordinary Passport, Travel Document in Lieu of a Passport, and border crossing travel document or border crossing pass which have been issued.
  2. The Minister of Foreign Affairs or appointed officer has the authority to withdraw or revoke a diplomatic Passport and a service Passport.
  3. The withdrawal of an ordinary Passport is undertaken in the event that:
    1. the bearer commits a criminal act or violates Indonesian legislation; or
    2. the bearer’s name is included in the Exit Ban list.
  1. The Minister or appointed Immigration Officers are responsible for the planning, procurement, storing, distributing, and securing blank documents and forms for:
    1. ordinary Passports;
    2. Travel Documents in Lieu of a Passport; and
    3. border crossing travel document or border crossing pass.
  2. The Minister or appointed Immigration Officer determines the technical specifications for security of standardized shape, size, design, security features, and contents based on international standard and its form for:
    1. ordinary Passports;
    2. Travel Documents in Lieu of a Passport; and
    3. border crossing travel document or border crossing pass.
  3. The Immigration Officer or appointed officer has the authority to fill in and record either manually or electronically the blank documents and forms for:
    1. ordinary Passports;
    2. Travel Documents in Lieu of a Passport; and
    3. border crossing travel document or border crossing pass.
  1. Further provisions regarding procedures and requirements of the granting, withdrawal, cancellation, revocation, replacement, and procurement of the blank documents and standard of the Travel Documents of the Republic of Indonesia are regulated by Government Regulation.