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Travel Advisory

 TRAVEL ADVISORY

The latest information regarding the Travel Criteria Policy during the Covid-19 pandemic

 In accordance with Circular no. 9/2020 from the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 on 26 June 2020, certain flights have received permission from the Ministry of Transportation to operate according to predetermined protocols. However, there are several criteria for limiting the travel of people outside and / or entering the state and / or administrative boundaries by means of public transportation that have been regulated by the government.

Before traveling, make sure you meet the requirements according to the Circular Letter:

Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19

Circular No. 9 of 2020

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CHANGES TO CIRCULAR 7 OF 2020 CONCERNING CRITERIA AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS OF PEOPLE IN ADAPTATION OF NEW HABITS TOWARDS A PRODUCTIVE AND SAFE COMMUNITY CORONA VIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

A. Background

The background substance in Circular Number 7 of 2020 concerning the Criteria and Requirements for the Travel of People in the Adaptation Period for New Habits to a Productive and Safe Society of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has not changed.

B. Purpose and Objectives

The substance of the Purpose and Objectives in Circular Number 7 of 2020 concerning the Criteria and Requirements for the Travel of People in the Adaptation Period of New Habits Towards a Productive and Safe Society of Covid-19 has not changed.

C. Scope

The scope of the criteria and requirements for this persons trip are:

        1. Legal basis

        2. Understanding

        3. Criteria and requirements

        4. Monitoring, control and evaluation

D. Legal Basis of Law No. 4 of 1984 concerning Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases

1. Law Number 24 of 2007 concerning Disaster Management;

2. Law Number 6 Year 2018 concerning Health Quarantine;

3. Government Regulation Number 21 of 2008 concerning Disaster Management;

4. Government Regulation Number 21 of 2020 concerning Large-Scale Social Restrictions in the Context of Accelerating Handling of Corona Virus Diseases 2019 (COVID-19);

5.Presidential Decree Number 7 of 2020 concerning Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as amended by Presidential Decree Number 9 of 2020 Amendments to Presidential Decree Number 7 of 2020 concerning Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling of Corona Virus Disease 2019

6. Presidential Decree Number 11 of 2020 concerning the Determination of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency; and

7.Presidential Decree Number 12 of 2020 concerning the Designation of Non-Natural Disaster for the Spread of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a National Disaster

E. Definition

The travel of persons referred to in this Circular Letter is the movement of people from one area to another based on the provincial / regency / city administrative boundaries, and the arrival of people from abroad entering the territory of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia using private vehicles or land public transportation, railways. , sea and air.

F. Criteria and Requirements

1. Every individual who travels for people is obliged to apply and comply with health protocols, namely wearing a mask, keeping a distance, and washing hands as criteria for travel.

2. Domestic travel requirements:

    a. Every individual who travels in a private vehicle is responsible for his / her health, and is subject to and obeying the applicable terms and conditions;

    b. Every individual traveling by land, rail, sea and air public transportation must meet the following requirements:

             1) Showing personal identity (KTP or other identification);

          2) Showing a PCR test certificate with negative results or a Rapid test certificate with non- reactive results that are valid with non-reactive results that are valid 14 days at the time of departure;

            3) Showing a symptom-free certificate such as influenza (influenza like illness) issued by a Hospital Doctor, Puskesmas for areas that do not have PCR and / or Rapid-Test facilities;

     c. Domestic travel requirements are exempted for commuter trips and people traveling within agglomeration areas / areas

        d. Download and activate the Peduli Lindungi application on the mobile phone device (Apple Store or Playstore :)

 3. Travel requirements for people arriving from abroad:

    a. Every individual who comes from abroad must comply with the terms and conditions:

        1) Every individual who comes from abroad must take a PCR Test upon arrival, if he has not carried out and cannot show the PCR Test result  letter from the country of departure;

       2) PCR examination Travel tests for foreign arrivals are excluded at the PLBN (National Border Post)

        3) During the waiting time for the results of the PCR Test, each person must undergo quarantine at the quarantine accommodation in a special quarantine accommodation provided by the government or;

           4) Utilizing quarantine accommodation (hotels / inns) that have received certification for the implementation of COVID-19 quarantine accommodation from the Ministry of Health

        5) Download and activate the Peduli Lindungi application on the mobile phone device (Appstore or Playstore)

G. Monitoring, Control and Evaluation

1. The government, local governments, public transportation administering authorities, assisted by elements of the TNI and Polri, jointly control people traveling and safe public transportation COVID-19;

2. The authorities, administrators and administrators of public transportation assign supervisors during the operation of public transportation;

3. The Government and regional governments have the right to stop and / or prohibit travel of persons based on this Circular and / or the provisions of laws and regulations;

4. Individuals who are declared to have symptoms of a disease such as influenza (influenza-like illness) or stated that they are reactive / positive to COVID-19 must be quarantined at a place designated by the government or self-quarantine under government supervision;

5. Authorized agencies (Ministries / Agencies, TNC, Polri and local governments) are implementing the COVID-19 health protocol discipline and law enforcement in accordance with the provisions of the applicable laws and regulations

H. Closing

For more information, you can see Circular no. 7/2020 from the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 at the following link:

covid19.go.id/regulasi/surat-edaran-nomor-7-tahun-2020

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INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT - ARRIVAL

In order to minimize further spread of the pandemic, passengers with a history of travel within a period of 14 days to the following areas should follow the conditions set* as follows:

 

For Foreign Travelers & Foreign Workers

While it is prohibited to enter and transit to Indonesia with the exception of:

1.      Foreign Holders of Limited Stay Permits and Permanent Stay Permits;

2.      Foreign Diplomatic Visa and Service Visa Holders;

3.      Foreign Holders of Diplomatic Stay Permits and Official Stay Permits;

4.      Medical and food aid and support workers. Based on humanitarian reasons;

5.      Crews of conveyance both sea, air and land;

6.      Foreigners who will work on National Strategic Projects.

 

The above exceptions with the following conditions:

1.      The existence of a health certificate (in English language) issued by the health authorities of each country;

2.      Has been 14 (fourteen) days in the territory/country that is free of Covid-19;

3.      Statement of being prepared for quarantine for 14 (fourteen) days carried out by the Government of the Republic Indonesia.

 

For Indonesians

An additional screening shall be carried out by the Port Health Authority:

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

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

 

For Indonesian Migrant Workers

An additional screening shall be carried out by the Port Health Authority:

1. Interviews/ Epidemiological investigation

2. Observe any signs or symptoms of Covid-19

3. Oxygen saturation check 

*Based on Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on February 2nd, 2020; The Regulation of the Minister of Law and Human Rights Number 7 of 2020; and Additional measures of the Indonesian Government in Relation to Covid-19 Response.

**Based on Letter from Ministry of Health of Republic of Indonesia number SR.03.04/3/354/2020 on March 27th, 2020 regarding The Tightening of Health Status on Indonesian Migrant Workers and Foreign Workers.


For further information, please contact the Indonesia’s Covid-19 Hotline at 119 ext 9.

For the latest updates by National Task Force Against Covid-19 please refer to https://www.covid19.go.id/

For the latest updates by Ministry of Health please refer to https://www.kemkes.go.id/

Hotline Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia +6221 5210411 or +62812 1212 3119

Hotline Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Indonesia +62812 9007 0027.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT - DEPARTURE

 

Passengers must ensure travel advice (travel advisory) from the destination country through the airline or embassy of the destination country before their flights.

 

For the latest travel advisories, please visit International Air Transport Association (IATA)  for further information.

DOMESTIC FLIGHT – ARRIVAL

 

Upon domestic arrival from infected regions, Port Health Authority might to:

1. Measures passengers’ body temperature

2. Provision of Health Alert Card

3. Provision of information about prevention and treatment methods

4. Taking specimens from people who are likely to be infected.

 

How To Fill Out the Health Alert Card (HAC)*

1.      The distribution of the HAC is done at check-in by Port Health Office or by check-in counter counter officers;

2.      You can fill out the HAC after check in or on the plane after take off;

3.      HAC will prepared by the Port Health Office;

4.      The Cabin Crew will informed the passengers to fill out the HAC and must be submitted to the Port Health Office at arrival airport.

5.      The Port Health Officer will request the HAC that has been filled by the passenger during the examination of the passenger body temperature at the arrival airport.

*based on the Director General of Civil Aviatian Letter Number AU.201/6/9/DRJU.DKP-2020 dated March 30, 2020 concerning the Completion of Health Alert Card (HAC).

 

For further information, please contact the Indonesia’s Covid-19 Hotline at 119 ext 9.

 

For the latest updates by National Task Force Against Covid-19 please refer to https://www.covid19.go.id/

 

For the latest updates by Ministry of Health please refer to https://www.kemkes.go.id/

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