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UU Keimigrasian – Bab 6

Immigration Law

  1. The Minister performs oversight of Immigration.
  2. Immigration oversight comprises:
    1. oversight of Indonesian citizens who apply for travel documents to exit or enter Indonesian Territory, and reside outside Indonesian Territory; and
    2. oversight of Foreign Nationals entering or exiting Indonesian Territory and their residency and activities in Indonesian Territory.
  1. Immigration oversight of Indonesian citizens is performed when they apply for Travel Documents, exit or enter, or are residing outside Indonesian Territory by:
    1. collecting, processing, and presenting of data and information;
    2. compiling a list of names of Indonesian citizens subject to Exit Ban from Indonesian Territory;
    3. monitoring every Indonesian citizen applying for Travel Documents to exit or enter Indonesian Territory, and when residing outside Indonesian Territory; and
    4. taking their photographs and fingerprints.
  2. The result of the Immigration oversight as referred to in section (1) is considered to be classified Immigration data.
  1. Immigration oversight including Foreign Nationals is performed when they apply for Visa, enter or exit, and are granted a Stay Permit by:
    1. collecting, processing, and presenting of data and information;
    2. compiling a list of names of Foreign Nationals subject to Entry Ban or Exit Ban;
    3. conducting oversight over the residency and activities of Foreign Nationals in Indonesian Territory;
    4. taking their photographs and fingerprints; and
    5. doing other activities accountable under the law.
  2. The result of the Immigration oversight as referred to in section (1) is considered to be classified Immigration data.
  1. To carry out Immigration oversight of Foreign National activity in Indonesian Territory, the Minister establishes a Foreign National oversight team consisting of officials from relevant government agencies or institutions, either at central or regional level.
  2. The Minister or appointed Immigration Officer acts as the head of Foreign National oversight team.
  1. Immigration Officers or other officials appointed for the Immigration oversight as referred to in Article 67 and Article 68 are obligated to:
    1. collect Immigration service data, from both Indonesian citizens and from foreign citizens;
    2. compile the movement records, of both Indonesian citizens and foreign citizens who enter or exit Indonesian Territory;
    3. compile the foreign citizen data to whom a detention order has been issued, in both Immigration Detention Room at Immigration Office or in an Immigration Detention Center; and
    4. compile foreign citizen data upon process of Immigration sanctions.
  2. The data collection as referred to in section (1) is to input the data into the Immigration Management Information System which is built and developed by the Directorate General.

Every Foreigner residing in the Indonesian Territory is obliged to:

  1. provide any required information on his or her personal identity and/or family identity and report any changes of civil status, citizenship, occupation, Sponsor, or change of address to the local Immigration Office; or
  2. present and submit his or her Travel Document or Stay Permit when requested by an Immigration Officer on duty for Immigration oversight.
  1. An Immigration Officer on duty may request for information about a Foreign National’s data, from any person providing accommodation for the Foreign National.
  2. The Owner or person in charge of the accommodation is obligated to provide data of Foreign National staying in his or her accommodation when requested by an Immigration Officer on duty.

The provisions regarding the oversight of Foreign Nationals as referred to in Article 68 section (1) point b, point c, point d, and point e, are not applicable to Foreign Nationals residing in Indonesian Territory for a diplomatic mission.

  1. Immigration Officers perform the function of Immigration Intelligence.
  2. To perform the function of Immigration Intelligence, Immigration Officers conduct a preliminary investigation of Immigration and Immigration security intelligence and has the authority to:
    1. collect information from the public or government institutions;
    2. check out any suspected premises or building where information and data are provided about the residency and activities of Foreign National;
    3. conduct an Immigration Intelligence operation; or
    4. secure any Immigration data and information, as well as secure all of Immigration duties.