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The club has been made aware of a recent case of the Indonesian immigration authorities taking a strict approach to enforcement of local visa regulations resulting in significant fines and the deportation of a number of crew. This web alert serves as a reminder to members trading to Indonesia of the importance of being aware of Indonesian immigration regulations and ensuring compliance. Legal advice received from Indonesian lawyers is that:
Members are reminded to take note of the above legislation in relation to non-extendable Visit Stay Permits granted to crew entering Indonesian waters. It appears that this legislation has been in force for some time, but only recently has Indonesian Immigration become stricter in the enforcement of the law. To avoid penalties, repatriation/substitute expenses and potential delay to the vessel’s departure due to crew overstaying, members should consider taking the following precautions:
The full text of the English version of the Immigration Law and GR 31/2013 can be located at the following links here and here. Should members have any enquiries regarding stay permits granted to crew calling at Indonesian ports, please do not hesitate to approach your usual club contact.