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Indonesia Ports Crew Change for Seafarers | Updates, Government & Port Circulars and Indonesia E-Visa Information


UPDATES AS OF 03 AUGUST 2021

Restrictions of Incoming Foreign Crews in Indonesia (Extended Until 09 August)


Based on below Regulation from the Minister of Law and Human Rights Republic of Indonesia number 27 year of 2021 Indonesia are closing its borders for incoming Foreigners from Abroad using Airlines.

The above restriction applies during Period of Emergency Community Activity Restrictions, which will end approximately on 09 August 2021 - Extended 

 

Note:

  1. E-Visa issuance currently being held by Immigration, due Foreigners cannot enter Indonesia as per current regulation.

 

Regulation – Unofficial translation:

Section 2

  1. The Minister imposes restrictions on Foreigners to enter the territory of Indonesia or transit in Indonesian territory.
  2. The restrictions as referred to in paragraph (1) implemented during the implementation of Restrictions Emergency Community Activities.
  3. The restrictions as referred to in paragraph (2) excludes:

a.       Foreigners holding diplomatic Visas and Visa service;

b.       Foreigners holding diplomatic Stay Permits and official residence permit;

c.       Foreigners holding limited Stay Permits and Permits Staying still; and

d.       Foreigners with the aim of health and humanity; and

e.       The crew of the conveyance coming with the tool to carry it.

  1. Foreigners as referred to in paragraph (3) may enter the territory of Indonesia after fulfilling the protocol health in accordance with the provisions of the regulations legislation.
  2. Exclusion of Foreigners for the purpose of health and humanity as intended in paragraph (3) letter d is given after receiving recommendations from ministries/agencies that carry out the Covid-19 handling function.

 

For information about shipping services in Indonesia please contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com, cruise.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com




UPDATES AS OF 23 JULY 2021

Here is a summary of the latest port news and developments affecting vessels calling at ports throughout the Indonesian archipelago.

 

Restrictions of Incoming Foreign Crews in Indonesia



Based on Regulation from the Minister of Law and Human Rights Republic of Indonesia number 27 year of 2021 Indonesia are closing its borders for incoming Foreigners from Abroad using Airlines.

The above restriction applies during Period of Emergency Community Activity Restrictions, which will end approximately on 25 July 2021. 

 

Below is the summary unofficial translation.

Note: We still can assist disembarkation of foreign crews in Indonesian ports.

 

Section 2

  1. The Minister imposes restrictions on Foreigners to enter the territory of Indonesia or transit in Indonesian territory.
  2. The restrictions as referred to in paragraph (1) implemented during the implementation of Restrictions Emergency Community Activities.
  3. The restrictions as referred to in paragraph (2) excludes:
  1. Foreigners holding diplomatic Visas and Visa service;
  2. Foreigners holding diplomatic Stay Permits and official residence permit;
  3. Foreigners holding limited Stay Permits and Permits Staying still; and
  4. Foreigners with the aim of health and humanity; and
  5. The crew of the conveyance coming with the tool to carry it.
  1. Foreigners as referred to in paragraph (3) may enter the territory of Indonesia after fulfilling the protocol health in accordance with the provisions of the regulations legislation.
  2. Exclusion of Foreigners for the purpose of health and humanity as intended in paragraph (3) letter d is given after receiving recommendations from ministries/agencies that carry out the Covid-19 handling function.

 

For information about shipping services in Indonesia please contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com, cruise.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com

 

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PT. Andhika GAC

Utama Riangga Pramudityo (Mr) | Cruise Section Head | Andhika GAC Indonesia, Wisma Staco, 2nd Floor, Suite 201, JI Casablanca Kav. 18, Jakarta 12870, Indonesia | Tel: +62 21 831 1000, Fax: +62 21 831 1001|Web: gac.com/indonesia




UPDATES AS OF 09 JULY 2021

Here is a summary of the latest port news and developments affecting vessels calling at ports throughout the Indonesian archipelago.

 

(Update for Disembarking Crews) Crew Change Procedures in Indonesia July 2021


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Please find below updated regulation regarding International Travel Health Protocols during Covid 19 Pandemic Period, summary is marked in yellow.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia presents its compliments to all Foreign Missions (PNA) and International Organizations (OI) in Indonesia, and referring to the Ministry’s Circular Note No. D/01326/07/2021/64 dated 4 July 2021 regarding the announcement of the National Task Force for COVID-19 Handling Circular Letter Number 14 Year 2021 concerning Provisions for Domestic Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic Period (SE-14/2021) and the Addendum to the National Task Force for Handling COVID-19 Number 8 of 2021 Circular Letter concerning International Travel Health Protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic Period (Addendum SE-08/2021), the Ministry respectfully conveys the following additional information:

 

  1. Foreign nationals leaving the territory of the Republic of Indonesia (without being preceded by domestic travel or direct from Jakarta) are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate.
  2. Foreign nationals under the age of 12 years, travelling with their parents and entering the territory of the Republic of Indonesia or traveling with domestic flights, are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate;
  3. Foreign nationals, who cannot be vaccinated due to medical conditions, are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate, for international and domestic travel, with the additional requirement to show health certificate issued by a doctor (specialist) or other medical supporting data, stating that the person is unfit for COVID-19 vaccination.
  4. Foreign nationals entering the territory of the Republic of Indonesia are required to show a COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate with a completed dose according to the vaccination protocol standard that is issued by the health authorities or pharmaceutical companies that produces the vaccines, and is valid in their respective countries.
  5. Foreign nationals who are active flight crew members or ship crew members who intend to leave the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate, but are required to provide other applicable health protocol requirements.
  6. Foreign nationals who are not vaccinated and intend to leave the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, but need to travel domestically in order to reach the exit point for international flights are exempted from showing COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate provided that they do not leave the airport area during transit or waiting for their international flights, with the following requirements:
  1. Obtaining clearance issued by the local Port Health Office/Authority to travel domestically, with the purpose to continue their flights to leave Indonesia; and
  2. Showing valid flight itinerary leaving Indonesia for direct transit from the city of departure to the exit point for international destination.
  1. Foreign nationals over the age of 60 years, teachers and professional educational staff, and foreign nationals of particular professions, can participate in the national vaccination program by submitting their passport and original KITAS/KITAP to the registration offices and local health facilities or vaccination places provided by the central government, regional government, and or state-regional-owned enterprises or other designated locations provided by the Ministry of Health.
  2. Foreign nationals can participate in mutual cooperation vaccination program, by presenting their original passport to the registration office for data collection purposes, at the health facilities of state/regional-owned enterprises or other locations designated by the Ministry of Health.
  3. Officials of Foreign Missions and International Organizations and their family members who are residing outside Jakarta and have received COVID-19 vaccination invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, are encouraged to re-schedule their visit to Jakarta, and await the implementation of the mutual cooperation vaccination program conducted by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia in their respective areas.

 

The Ministry further informs all Foreign Missions and International Organizations that this emergency Enforcement of Restriction on Public Activities (PPKM) policy aims to reduce people’s mobility, both Indonesian and foreign nationals, until the Covid-19 case is under control. Therefore, the Ministry reiterates that all Foreign Missions and International Organizations in Indonesia advise their respective nationals to maintain a strict health protocol discipline and to put off non-essential domestic and international travel.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs avails itself of this opportunity to renew to all Foreign Missions and International Organizations in Indonesia, the assurances of its highest consideration.

 

For information about shipping services in Indonesia please contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com, cruise.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com


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UPDATES AS OF 06 JULY 2021


Here is a summary of the latest port news and developments affecting vessels calling at ports throughout the Indonesian archipelago.

Crew Change Procedures in Indonesia July 2021


Please find below updated information for E-Visa submission at Indonesia: 


Crew Sign-on or Visitor:

Any foreign crew joining a vessel or visitor must hold Visa index B211A. According to the latest information, the joiner does not need to go to the Indonesian Embassy to apply for visa during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Andhika GAC (AGAC) will apply for an E-visa index B211A (Visit Visa) on the online immigration system. The joiners will then be able to fly to Indonesia by showing E-Visa.


Please to check the requirement also to related Airlines.

1.      We can process E-Visa with process duration of TBA working days.

2.      Foreign crew must be going under 8 days quarantine upon arrival before joining on board the Ship and PCR 2 time while in Isolation period.

 

Visa on Arrival still not available in Indonesia.

 

Please be informed below Nationalities cannot apply E-Visa in Indonesia (for Joiners/Superintendents):

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Guinea
  3. Israel
  4. North Korea
  5. Cameron
  6. Liberia
  7. Nigeria
  8. Somalia
  9. India / temporary

 

Note:

  1. Due regulation that constantly change, please to always cross check with AGAC the latest updated regulation;
  2. Please to avoid non-refundable flight ticket, due situation can change quickly without prior notice.

 

Documents required for the application of E-visa index B211A are as follows:

  • RT PCR Negative with barcode;
  • Certificate of Full dose Covid Vaccination.
  • Clear copy of passport (front page only showing the details) and the passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Scanned cover of passport (only need one sample for each nationality).
  • Flight details (temporary details are OK)/E-ticket.
  • Name of the city (location of the Indonesian Embassy) where the crew will apply for visa 211.
  • Health Certificate (free from COVID-19).
  • Statement letter of willingness to be quarantined/receive medical treatment at their own expense or the Guarantor’s.
  • Statement letter of willingness to be monitored for health during the quarantine period.
  • Proof of ownership of health insurance / travel insurance, and / or a statement letter stating willingness to pay independently if affected by COVID-19 while in Indonesia.

 

Note:

  1. Cancellation fee of 100% per passport is applicable upon the start of arrangements including LOI and OKTB.
  2. For On Signers upon arriving at CGK Airport Jakarta, please to show LOI (Letter of Invitation), OKTB, LOG (Letter of Guarantee), Contract Letter, Covid Vaccination full dose, PCR test result and Crew’s Seaman Book to Airport Authorities.

 

Crew Sign-Off:

Crew sign off is possible. Please find below the requirements:

  1. Crew’s passport validity not less than 6 months / expired – Please send us the scanned passport;
  2. Crew in good condition;
  3. Crew have flight return to his/her country;
  4. Crew will be isolated in Government Facilities for 8 days and will have PCR test 2 times during isolation;
  5. Before disembark, Crew might should show Covid Vaccination certificate (this can be requested by local Port Authorities), please to keep us informed where the Vessel port of call in order to check with local Authorities.

 

For information about shipping services in Indonesia please contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com, cruise.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com



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PT. Andhika GAC is ISO9001-2015 certified
Utama Riangga Pramudityo (Mr) | Cruise Section Head | Andhika GAC Indonesia, Wisma Staco, 2nd Floor, Suite 201, JI Casablanca Kav. 18, Jakarta 12870, Indonesia | Tel: +62 21 831 1000, Fax: +62 21 831 1001|Web: gac.com/indonesia

After Office Hour (AOH):

Ports related matters: Riangga Pramudityo +628119700083

Crews related matter: Gretha Bahari +6282298070366

Urgent matters:

Riangga Pramudityo +628119700083, Utami Hanapi - Senior Manager +628119700085, François Traversa +628111664230 – Managing Director


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UPDATES AS OF 20 APRIL 2021

Increased Supervision of the Arrival Travelers From India 


In connection with the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in India that have occurred in recent days, Head of Port Health Indonesia will carry out strict monitoring and health checks on every arrival of foreign nationals and Indonesian citizens from India who enter through the entrances of airports, ports, and posts. across national borders in Indonesia. And in order to anticipate the threat of a new mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (the cause of COVID-19), it is necessary to monitor it through intensive surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 virus genome.

As per above, Indonesian Port Health will conduct below summary points (1-7).

 

  1. Coordinate with all airlines and shipping agents to notify direct and transit schedules from India within 14 days
  2. Ensure all foreign nationals and Indonesian citizens who come from India:
  • In good condition
  • Bring the results of the RT PCR Swab examination with negative results that are valid 3 x 24 hours
  • Is quarantined for 5 x 24 hours
  • Take RT PCR swabs upon arrival and at the end of the quarantine period (day 5)
  • Fill out a health alert card with complete and valid identity data (NIK / passport number, destination address in Indonesia, telephone number, family phone number that can be contacted).
  1. If the results of the RT PCR examination are positive for COVID-19, isolation is carried out in a health facility until they are declared healthy and can be sent home if the results of the PCR swab examination are negative.
  2. Coordinate with health service facilities, laboratories, universities, and other related agencies appointed to carry out the RT PCR SWAB specimen examination in your working area.
  3. Facilitate delivery of Nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal SWAB specimens from COVID-19 confirmed cases carried out by health service facilities, laboratories, universities, and other related agencies to the head of the Class I KKP Soekarno Hatta to be forwarded to the head of the Research and Development Agency c.q. The head of the research and development center for health basic technology and research, the Ministry of Health's research and development agency, which is the national reference laboratory for examining COVID-19, with the address of the infectious disease research laboratory, Center for Biomedical Research and Basic Health Technology, Jalan Percetakan Negara II - Office and Warehouse Complex of the Ministry of Health-Jakarta .
  4. Disseminate information to health service facilities, laboratories, universities, and other relevant agencies regarding the following specimen criteria:
  1. A VTM tube containing a nasopharin swab with a minimum volume of 600 μl, has a CT (cycle threshold) below 30.
  2. Specimens are sent along with the epidemiological investigation form.
  3. The specimen is sent immediately after the results of the RT-PCR examination are obtained.
  4. Report the data from the PCR Swab examination to the New All Record (NAR) application.
  1. Coordinate with airport authorities, port authorities, border managers, Directorate General of Immigration, Directorate General of Customs and Excise, BPBD, Provincial Health Services, and other Stakeholder for the preparation of quarantine facilities and supervision of arrivals from India in order to receive comprehensive support in implementation.


UPDATES AS OF 1 MARCH 2021

Here is the summary of the latest news in Indonesia as of March 01st, 2021 related to procedure for seafarers Crew Change in Indonesia ports.


Crew Change Map and Crew Change Status in Indonesia Ports:


Crew Sign-on or Visitor:


Any foreign crew joining a vessel or visitor must hold Visa index B211A. According to the latest information, the joiner does not need to go to the Indonesian Embassy to apply for visa during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Local agent will apply for an E-visa index B211A (Visit Visa) on the online immigration system. The joiners will then be able to fly to Indonesia by showing E-Visa.


For applying E-visa no need to have a PCR result, the test will be taken upon arrival, but Airlines will still require PCR Test result.


  1. Local agent [e.g. Andhika GAC (AGAC)] can process E-visa with process duration of 5 days (if system is not error and during working day/weekend and Public Holiday are not included).
  2. Foreign crew must be going under 5 days quarantine upon arrival before joining on board the Ship. 

 

Visa on Arrival still not available in Indonesia.

 

Please be informed below Nationalities cannot apply E-Visa in Indonesia (for Joiners/Superintendents):


  1. Afghanistan
  2. Guinea
  3. Israel
  4. North Korea
  5. Cameron
  6. Liberia
  7. Nigeria
  8. Somalia

 

Documents required for the application of E-visa index B211A are as follows:


  • Clear copy of passport (front page only showing the details) and the passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Scanned cover of passport (only need one sample for each nationality).
  • Flight details (temporary details are OK)/E-ticket.
  • Name of the city (location of the Indonesian Embassy) where the crew will apply for visa 211.
  • Health Certificate (free from COVID-19).
  • Statement letter of willingness to be quarantined/receive medical treatment at their own expense or the Guarantor’s.
  • Statement letter of willingness to be monitored for health during the quarantine period.
  • Proof of ownership of health insurance / travel insurance, and / or a statement letter stating willingness to pay independently if affected by COVID-19 while in Indonesia.

 

Note:

  1. Process E-visa index B211A will take 5 days.
  2. Cancellation fee of 100% per passport is applicable upon the start of arrangements including LOI and OKTB.

 

Crew Sign-Off:


Crew sign off is possible. Please find below the requirements:


  1. Crew’s passport validity not less than 6 months / expired – Please send us the scanned passport.
  2. Crew in good condition.
  3. Crew hold PCR test result.
  4. Crew have flight return to his/her country.
  5. Crew will be isolated in Government Facilities for 5 days and will have PCR test 2 times during isolation.

 

PT Andhika GAC (AGAC) is pleased to inform you that they have managed crew changes in Indonesian Ports for following Nationalities.

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Croatia
  4. Denmark
  5. Egypt
  6. Georgia
  7. Greece
  8. India
  9. Japan
  10. South Korea
  11. Myanmar
  12. The Republic of Latvia
  13. Philippines
  14. Portugal
  15. Romania
  16. Russia
  17. Turkey
  18. Sri Lanka
  19. Ukraine
  20. Norwegian
  21. French
  22. Belgium
  23. United Kingdom
  24. Spanish
  25. Chinese

 

As per circular letter dated 11 February 2021 has mentioned about Crew’s Vessel can enter indonesia if they have recommendation letter from related institution. 


The following Vessel’s documents are needed in order to submit to Ministry of Transportation in Jakarta and Immigration Department for E-Visa issuance.


  1. Ship’s particular
  2. Crew List / Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 [six] months as from the date of entry into Indonesia - Signed and stamped by Master.
  3. International Ship Security certificate.
  4. International Gross Tonnage certificate.
  5. International Oil Pollution Prevention certificate.
  6. Fitness certificate.
  7. Ship Registry certificate.
  8. Certificate of entry ( insurance cover wreck removal ).
  9. Last PSC report.
  10. Last port 10 port of call.
  11. Manifest of total cargo onboard, copy BL if any cargo onboard.
  12. Class certificate.
  13. Ship Security Officer certificate.
  14. Company Security Officer certificate.
  15. Maritime of Health Declaration (MDH).
  16. Crew body temperature for the last 14 days.
  17. Port clearance onboard.
  18. Departure crew list plan - Signed and stamped by Master
  19. On signer list - Signed and stamped by Master
  20. Off signer list - Signed and stamped by Master
  21. Next Port. 

  

For information about shipping services for vessels in Indonesia, you may contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com



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UPDATES AS OF 13 FEBRUARY 2021


Updated Procedure for Crew Change in Indonesia

In connection with the issuance of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Circular Number 8 of 2021 dated February 9, 2021 concerning International Travel Health Protocol during the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic, it is hereby conveyed as follows:


  1. The Circular of the Task Force for Handling COVID-19 Number 8 of 2021 states that the provisions for the traffic of foreigners into Indonesian territory are guided by the Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights Number 26 of 2020 concerning Visas and Stay Permits in the New Habit Adaptation Period as stated in letter F number 2 (a):
  2. Administrative requirements and exemptions for foreigners who can enter Indonesian territory:
  1. Administrative requirements visa application :

1)      Does not require RT-PCR results.

2)      Foreigners are required to attached statement letter that they are willing to pay for treatment independently if exposed to COVID-19 while in Indonesia.

  1. Exceptions from the restrictions on foreigners who can enter Indonesian territory:

1)      Valid KITAS Limited stay permit and KITAP/ permanent residence permit holders,

2)      Foreigners who already have E-Visa,

3)      Medical assistance and support, food, and humanitarian reasons,

4)      Conveyance crew and,

5)      Foreigners who will work on vital strategic projects, national vital objects, national strategic projects. 

provisions of number 3, number 4 and point 5 can be given based on the recommendation from the related technical ministries / institutions.


  1. Foreigners who have extended their Visit Stay Permit 4 (four) times and do not exceed 180 (one hundred and eighty) days and holders of Limited Stay Permits who cannot extend their Residence Permits in accordance with statutory regulations are required to apply for a new Stay Permit by applying for a Visa onshore.
  2. Apply for an onshore Visa before the Stay Permit ends.
  3. The validity period of a new Stay Permit originating from an onshore Visa is calculated based on the onshore Visa approval date, without calculating the previous Stay Permit expiration date with the onshore Visa approval as an overstay period (exceeding the Stay Permit deadline).
  4. With the enforcement of this confirmation letter, the circular number IMI-GR.01.01-0210 dated January 26, 2021 concerning the Affirmation and Extension of the Circular of the Director General of Immigration Number IMI-0103.GR.01.01 Year 2021 is declared to remain valid.
  5. In certain circumstances, the Minister based on his authority can issue other policies related to immigration facilities as long as they provide public benefits and national economic recovery.

 

Crew Sign-on or Visitor:


Any foreign crew joining a vessel or visitor must hold Visa index B211A. According to the latest information, the joiner does not need to go to the Indonesian Embassy to apply for visa during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Local agent will apply for an E-visa index B211A (Visit Visa) on the online immigration system. The joiners will then be able to fly to Indonesia by showing E-Visa and Letter from Immigration.


For applying E-visa no need to have a PCR result, the test will be taken upon arrival, but Airlines will still require PCR Test result.

 

Please be informed below Nationalities cannot apply E-Visa in Indonesia (for Joiners/Superintendents):

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Guinea
  3. Israel
  4. North Korea
  5. Cameron
  6. Liberia
  7. Nigeria
  8. Somalia

 

Documents required for the application of Telex / E-visa index B211A are as follows:

  • Clear copy of passport (front page only showing the details) and the passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Scanned cover of passport (only need one sample for each nationality).
  • Flight details (temporary details are OK)/E-ticket.
  • Name of the city (location of the Indonesian Embassy) where the crew will apply for visa 211.
  • Health Certificate (free from COVID-19).
  • Statement letter of willingness to be quarantined/receive medical treatment at their own expense or the Guarantor’s.
  • Statement letter of willingness to be monitored for health during the quarantine period.
  • Proof of ownership of health insurance / travel insurance, and / or a statement letter stating willingness to pay independently if affected by COVID-19 while in Indonesia.

 

Note:

  1. Process E-visa index B211A will take less than 2 days (Express visa).
  2. Cancellation fee 100% per passport applicable upon arranged LOI and telex / E-Visa index B211A.

 

Crew Sign-Off:


Crew sign off is possible. Please find below the requirements:


  1. Crew’s passport validity not less than 6 months / expired – Please send us the scanned passport.
  2. Crew in good condition.
  3. Crew hold PCR test result.
  4. Crew have flight return to his/her country.
  5. Crew will be isolated in Government Facilities for 5 days and will have PCR test 2 times when isolated.

 

Crew changes in Indonesian Ports for following Nationalities is possible:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Croatia
  4. Denmark
  5. Egypt
  6. Georgia
  7. Greece
  8. India
  9. Japan
  10. South Korea
  11. Myanmar
  12. The Republic of Latvia
  13. Philippines
  14. Portugal
  15. Romania
  16. Russia
  17. Turkey
  18. Sri Lanka
  19. Ukraine
  20. Norwegian
  21. French
  22. Belgium
  23. United Kingdom
  24. Spanish
  25. Chinese

 

Starting on 23 Nov 20, Indonesia re-open for calling visa country. See below the list of countries that required calling visa:

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Guinea
  3. Israel
  4. North Korea
  5. Cameron
  6. Liberia
  7. Nigeria
  8. Somalia

 

The E-visa application of calling visa country will be checked by following teams:

  1. Ministry of Law and Human Right
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  4. Ministry of Manpower
  5. National Police
  6. Attorney General’s Office
  7. State Intelligence Agencies
  8. National Armed Forces
  9. National Narcotics Board

 

The above teams will have a meeting to discuss whether the applicant deserve to be given Indonesian Visa or not.


For further information about shipping services for vessels in Indonesia, you may contact PT Andhika GAC at husbandry.indonesia@gac.com & shipping.indonesia@gac.com



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Penegasan Surat Edaran Direktur Jenderal Imigrasi Nomor IMI-1555.GR.01.01 Tahun 2020 tentang Kebijakan Visa dan Izin Tinggal Dalam Masa Adaptasi Kebiasaan Baru


English Translation: Confirmation of the Circular of the Director General of Immigration Number IMI-1555.GR.01.01 of 2020 concerning Visa and Stay Permit Policies in the Adaptation Period for New Habits



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UPDATES AS OF 4 FEBRUARY 2021

Please be informed we just received information from PIC at Directorate Immigration on Circular Letter IMI No.2034-2034.GR.01.01 Year 2021 (please see attached colour yellow and green/blue) mentioned that :

“Holder of Visit Visa and Limited Stay Visa issued after this circular is valid based on special consideration and written permission from the relevant Ministries/Agencies.” 

See below additional information from Directorate Immigration :

  • Starting 4th February 2021 E-visa can processed with express application (less than two days process).
  • Immigration Directorate will coordinate with Head of Immigration at the CGK Airport to allow crew with E-visa 211 in hand to come inside the country (double coordination).
  • Foreign crew must go under 5 days quarantine upon arrival before joining on board the Ship.
  • Crew E-visas must be accompanied by a Letter from Immigration that E-visa is valid and confirmed by Immigration Director. Usually it will take 4 to 6 days to get this letter, and the condition applied like if system will not have error.

This E-Visa is given by the Head of Immigration Office for crews to enter Indonesia via CGK Airport, Jakarta, but the flight from crews' country of origin, is under the responsibility of your manning/travel agent. Request  Letter of Invitation (LOI )and OK TO Board (OKTB) from your local agent in Indonesia.

Show Circular Letter Immigration to Airline before boarding the plane and also E-Visa issued in order for airlines to allow boarding. 


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UPDATES AS OF 28 JANUARY 2021

Indonesia - Updated Status of Immigration E-Visa (Joining Crew)

According to the recent Directorate Immigration on Circular Letter IMI No.2034-2034.GR.01.01 Year 2021 (See below important points:)

“Holder of Visit Visa and Limited Stay Visa issued after this circular is valid based on special consideration and written permission from the relevant Ministries/Agencies.” 

See below additional information from Directorate Immigration :

  • Starting 28 Jan 2021 – 08 Feb 2021 they can can process E-Visa 211 Express issue (less than two days process).

  • Immigration Directorate have coordinated with Head Immigration Airport Soekarno-Hatta to allow crew to receive E-visa 211 in hand to come inside the country (double coordination).

  • Foreign crew must have 5-days quarantine before they go on board (standby at designated Hotel). Contact you local handling agent for further details and arrangements.

  • On-signing crew who have applied E-visa 211, you local agent through PIC in Immigration will do coordination as well with Immigration with local Authorities.


  • This E-Visa is given by the Head of Immigration Office for crewmembers to enter Indonesia via CGK Airport, Jakarta, but the flight from country of origin is under the responsibility of the manning/travel agent.

  • You must coordinate with you local crew handling agent for the Letter of Invitation and OK to Board (OKTB).

  • On-signers must show the copy of the Immigration Circular Letter to Airline for boarding formalities and also the E-Visa issued in order for airlines to allow boarding. 


Source:

Jonathan Pardede | Operation Staff  | PT Andhika GAC, Wisma Staco, 2nd floor, Suite 201. JI. Casablanca Kav. 18, Jakarta 12870, Indonesia

Tel: +62 21 831 1000 | Fax: +62 21 831 1001 | Mobile : +62-852-63010361 | Email: drycargo.indonesia@gac.com  | Website: http://www.gac.com/Indonesia



CIRCULAR LETTER NUMBER IMI- 2034.GR.01.01 YEAR 2021 ABOUT TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS OF FOREIGNERS' ENTRY INTO INDONESIAN TERRITORY IN THE 2019 CORONA VIRUS DISEASE PANDEMIC PERIOD (COVID-19) MINISTRY OF LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION


Sample Letter of Notification for the Arrival of Foreign Workers in Indonesia


Affirmation and Extension of the Director's Circular Letter General Immigration Number IMI-0103.GR.01.01 Year 2021 (Penegasan dan Perpanjangan Masa Berlaku Surat Edaran Direktur Jenderal Imigrasi NomorIMI-0103.GR.01.01 Tahun 2021)



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UPDATES AS OF 14 JANUARY 2021

Please see below summary of crew change arrangement at  Indonesia Port & OPL (Outer Port Limit) asf :

 

Based on the conference/press release from the government on yesterday will extend for foreign not allowed to enter Indonesia from 14th January -  28th January 2021 (waiting circular letter from government), while for on signer crew/foreign not allowed join/enter to Indonesia until 28th January 2021 & also Immigration hold Evisa for this moment & Regarding for off signer still allowed/available at Indonesia port

 

Click below links for related circular letter -  foreign crew not allowed to enter Indonesia from 1st Jan – 14th Jan 2021 


Click to View & Download: Circular Letter Kasatgas No 4 - 2020 Health Protocol of COVID-19 (ENGLISH VERSION)


Click to View & Download: SE Kasatgas No 4 Tahun 2020 (1)


Also there is a circular letter extend from 14th – 28th Jan 2021 - to be posted once we got copy from port authority

 

 

Procedure Off Signer foreign/Document required  asf

1.       Passport

2.       Swab/PCR/Covid Test result for foreign Crew (Take abt 1- 3 Days)

3.       Rapid Test for Indonesia Crew (Take abt 1 – 3 Hours)

4.       Flight Schedule

 

If result negative crew can process formalities at Imigration

 

 

A.      Update Crew Change at OPL

1.       Batam OPL

       -Not Available

 

2.       Jakarta OPL

-Available for sign on & Off  Crew Change Indonesia

-Available  Sign Off  foreign crew

-Procedure disembarks crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1- 3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 -3 Hours

-After crew embarks & disembarks vessel can directly to sail out

 

3.      Lombok Straits

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

4.      Amamapare

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

5.      Sunda Straits

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

4.   Aceh

-Available for sign on & Off  Crew Change Indonesia

-Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR

-Result test Pcr/Swab take abt 1-3 days & Rapid Test take abt 1  Hours

-After crew embarks & disembarks vessel can directly to sail out

 

5.       Makasar

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

6.       Tobelo

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

7.       Bula

-Available for sign on & Off  Crew Change Indonesia only

-Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR

-Result test Pcr/Swab take abt 1-3 days & Rapid Test take abt 1  Hours

-After crew embarks & disembarks vessel can directly to sail out

 

8.       Bitung

-Available for sign on & Off  Crew Change Indonesia only

-Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR

-Result Test Pcr/Swab take abt 1-3 days & Rapid Test take abt 1 Hours

-After crew embarks & disembarks vessel can directly to sail out

 

9.       Kupang

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

10.   Halmahera

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

11.   Sangata -Bontang

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

12.   Ternate/Maluku

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

13.   Samarinda

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

14.   Balikpapan

-Available for sign on & Off  Crew Change Indonesia

-Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR

-Result Pcr/Swab take abt 1-3 days & Rapid Test abt 1 -3 Hours

-Vessel can directly sail out once clear embarks & disembarks

 

15.   Banyuwangi - Situbondo

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

 

16.   Belawan OPL

- Available crew change only for emergency call

 

B.      Update Crew Change at Indonesia Port

1.       JAKARTA PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & & Rapid Test abt 1  Hours

 

2.       SURABAYA PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

3.       GRESIK PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

                         -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

                         -Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

4.       PROBOLINGO PORT

-Not Available for Sign On/Off

 

5.       SEMARANG PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

6.       CIGADING PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

7.       ANYER PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

 

8.       CILACAP PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

9.       BALIKPAPAN PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

       -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

10.   ADANGBAY PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1- 3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

11.   SAMARINDA PORT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days  & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

12.   KENDAWANGAN

-Not Available

 

13.   PADANG TIKAR

-Not Available

 

14.   PONTIANAK

-Not Available

 

15.   TARAKAN

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

                        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days  & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

16.   MUARA PANTAI

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

                        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days  & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

17.   BANJARMASIN  & ASAM-ASAM

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1  Hours

 

18.   SATUI –BUNATI – KOTABARU – TARJUN – SEBUKU -  IBT

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

19.   PALEMBANG

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1- 3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1  Hours

 

20.   BELAWAN - MEDAN

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

21.   KENDARI/MOROSI

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

22.   BAHODOPI

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

23.   BITUNG

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

24.   MAKASAR

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

                       -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1  Hours

 

25.   BATAM

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off   (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1  Hours

 

26.   ACEH

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

27.   PANJANG

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours

 

28.   DUMAI

-Available  Sign/Off Indonesia Crew

        -Available  Sign Off  (foreign crew)

-Procedure disembarks & Embarks  crew must arrange Rapid Test or PCR/Swab

-Result test Pcr / Swab take abt 1-3 Days & Rapid Test abt 1 Hours


Source:

Fahmi ( Mr.)

PT. CAKRAWALA LAUTAN INDONESIA

Shipping Agency

 

Office:

Jl. Moch Kahfi 1 Gang SD No. 34

Kel. Jagakarsa Kec. Jagakarsa

Jakarta Selatan 12620

Phone            : +62 21 7273 4604

Mobile          : +628 22984 94763

Whats App   : +628 22984 94763

Email            : cakrawala@cakrawala-group.com



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UPDATES AS OF 06 NOVEMBER 2020

Additional Ports for Crew Change in Indonesia & E-Visa 


Please find below updated Ports in Indonesia that allowed to do crew change, effective from 06 November 2020:

 

For safety and security considerations, the replacement and return services for foreign crews or Indonesian crews on foreign flagged ships can be carried out at the following ports:

a.       Belawan, Medan

b.       Tanjung Balai Karimun (Nipah Island and Tg. Balai Karimun)

c.       Batam (Galang Island, Batu Ampar and Kabil)

d.       Merak, Banten

e.       Tanjung Priok, Jakarta

f.        Tanjung Perak, Surabaya

g.       Makassar

h.       Benoa, Bali

i.         Sorong, West Papua

j.         Ambon, Maluku; and

k.       Bitung, North Sulawesi

               

By complying with the health protocol for handling Covid-19 and approval from the local authorities in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations.

 

Please find below new Immigration regulation that published on 15th October, for crew change/or visitor:

 

Crew Sign-on or Visitor:

Any foreign crew joining a vessel or visitor must hold Visa index B211A. According to the latest information, the joiner does not need to go to the Indonesian Embassy to apply for visa during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Andhika GAC (AGAC) will apply for an E-visa index B211A (Visit Visa) on the online immigration system. The joiner will then be able to fly directly by showing the PCR test result and producing the E-visa index B211A.

 

*** Please note that with the new E-visa regulations, and as the system is still under trial, all required documents must be submitted for the online application. If everything is in order, the E-visa will be sent, otherwise, a Telex visa will be issued, and it must be collected from the relevant Indonesian embassies.

 

Visa On Arrival still not available in Indonesia.

 

Documents required for the application of Telex / E-visa index B211A are as follows:

         Clear copy of passport (front page only showing the details) and the passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months.

         Scanned cover of passport (only need one sample for each nationality).

         Flight details (temporary details are OK)/E-ticket.

         Name of the city (location of the Indonesian Embassy) where the crew will apply for visa 211.

         Health Certificate (free from COVID-19).

         Statement letter of willingness to be quarantined/receive medical treatment at their own expense or the Guarantor's.

         Statement letter of willingness to be monitored for health during the quarantine period.

         Proof of ownership of health insurance / travel insurance, and / or a statement letter stating willingness to pay independently if affected by COVID-19 while in Indonesia.

         Rapid Test is needed for E-visa application by Applicant at Immigration Checkpoint in Jakarta. PCR test is compulsory for travelers from abroad entering Indonesia, as required by the airlines.

 

Note:

         Process to obtain E-visa index B211A will take 3-5 days.

         Express visa can be applied for upon request for an extra cost.

         Cancellation fee 100% per passport applicable upon arranged LOI and telex / E-Visa index B211A.

 

Crew Sign-Off:

Crew sign off is possible as far as the crew in good health, hold health certificate, hold PCR test and Rapid test result and have available flight.

 

Crew changes in Indonesian Ports for following Nationalities are possible (able to arranged by PT. Andhika GAC)

1.       Bangladesh

2.       Bulgaria

3.       Croatia

4.       Denmark

5.       Egypt

6.       Georgia

7.       Greece

8.       Japan

9.       South Korea

10.   Myanmar

11.   The Republic of Latvia

12.   Philippines

13.   Portugal

14.   Romania

15.   Russia

16.   Turkey

17.   Sri Lanka

18.   Ukraine

 

NOTES:

         Refer to immigration, all Nationalities are now can be processed for E-Visa and Telex Visa in Immigration Jakarta.

 

Required Vessel documents in order to arrange entry permit for your good vessel at Ministry of transportation at Jakarta prior to arrival :

1.       Ship Particular.

2.       Crew List / Passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 [six] months as from the date of entry into Indonesia.

3.       International Ship Security Certificate.

4.       International Gross Tonnage Certificate.

5.       Ship Registry Certificate.

6.       Certificate of entry ( insurance cover wreck removal ).

7.       Last PSC report.

8.       Last port 10 port of call.

9.       Manifest of total cargo onboard, copy  BL if any cargo onboard.

10.   Class cert.

11.   NEXT PORT

12.   SSO and CSO Cert.

13.   Maritime of health declaration.

14.   Crew body temperature at last 14 days.

15.   Port clearance mentioned (TBA depends on Port Call)

 


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