Foreigners Are Prohibited from Entering Indonesia

LAMANRIAU.COM, JAKARTA – The government set a ban on visiting or transit for Indonesian foreign citizens to prevent the spread of a new type of corona virus or COVID-19.

“This rule takes effect from 2 April 2020 at 00.00 WIB,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Teuku Faizasyah said to the reporters through a video conference on Wednesday.

The regulation is stated in Minister of Law and Human Rights Regulation Number 11 of 2020 concerning Prohibition of Temporary Foreigners Entering the Territory of the Republic of Indonesia The prohibition applies to all foreigners with six exceptions, namely foreigners who hold limited residence permits and permanent residence permits, foreigners who hold diplomatic and official visas, foreigners who hold diplomatic residence permits and official residence permits.

Furthermore, food aid and medical support staff are based on humanitarian reasons, sea, air and land transportation equipment crews, as well as foreigners who will work on national strategic projects. However, the excluded foreigners must fulfill a number of requirements before being allowed to enter Indonesian territory.

The requirement in question is the existence of a health certificate in English issued by the health authorities of each country, has been 14 days in a COVID-19-free region or country, as well as a 14-day statement of willingness to be quarantined by the Indonesian government.

Previously, the Indonesian government had imposed a ban on entry or transit for migrants who had visited Iran, Italy, the Vatican, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland and Britain in the last 14 days.

In addition to that policy, specific policies involving several countries such as China and South Korea, especially Daegu City and Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, are still in force. (ant)

Ikuti berita di GoogleNews

Tinggalkan Balasan

Alamat email Anda tidak akan dipublikasikan. Ruas yang wajib ditandai *