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Bismillahirrahmanirrahim

assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

peace be upon you

Om swastiastu Namo buddhaya

Salam Kebajikan

Ladies and Gentlemen

allow me to convey

Additional measures

of the Indonesian Government

movement of people from and into Indonesia

in relation to the COVID-19 response

The Government continues to follow closely WHO situation report on the spread of Coronavirus

Given the increasing number of countries affected by COVID-19

the Government advises all Indonesian citizens to restrict non-essential outbound travels.

For Indonesian citizens currently travelling abroad, it is advised to return to Indonesia at the earliest possible time to avoid further travel disruptions.

A number of countries have enacted policies to restrict the movement of persons

All Indonesian citizens are requested to monitor closely information available through the Safe Travel Application

or contact the hotline of the nearest Indonesian Mission.

The Indonesian government has suspended its visa exemption policy for the short-stay visit, visa-on-arrival and diplomatic/service visa-free facilities for all countries, for a period of 1 month.

All foreigners/travellers who wish to visit Indonesia must obtain a visa from Indonesian missions in accordance with the purpose of their visit.

Upon submission, applicants must provide health certificate issued by relevant health authorities from their respective countries

In addition, a number of country-specific policies are as follows:

First, measures for visitors from China remain in effect, in accordance with the Statement of the Minister for Foreign Affairs on 2 February 2020

and the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights Number 7 of 2020

Second, measures for visitors from South Korea, Daegu City and Gyeongsangbuk-do Province remain in effect,

in accordance with the Statement of the Minister for Foreign Affairs on 5 March 2020.

Third, deny entry or transit to Indonesia for visitors/travellers who have travelled to the following countries, in the last 14 days

Iran, Italy, Vatican, Spain, France, German, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Fourth, all visitors/travellers must complete and submit a Health Alert Card to the Port Health Authority upon arrival at Indonesian airports.

Should the travel history indicate that a person has travelled to the countries above in the last 14 days, such person may be refused entry to Indonesia

Fifth, for Indonesian citizens who have travelled to the countries above, additional screening shall be carried out by the Port Health Authority upon arrival:

If the additional screening shows initial symptoms of Covid-19, a 14-day observation in a government facility will be applied;

If no initial symptom is found, a 14-day self-quarantine will be strongly recommended.

The extension of Short Visit Pass for foreign travellers who are currently in Indonesia and have expired

shall be conducted in accordance with the Regulation of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights No. 7 of 2020

The extension of Residence Permit for holders of Temporary Stay Permit Card (KITAS)/ Permanent Stay Permit Card (KITAP)

and holders of Diplomatic Visa and Service Visa who are currently overseas and will expire,

shall be conducted in accordance with the Regulation of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights no.7 of 2020

These measures will take effect on Friday 20 March at 00.00 Western Indonesia Time (GMT+7)

These measures are temporary and shall be evaluated pursuant to further development.

That's the end of my statement

Thank you, Wassalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

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