Passport (Paspor Indonesia) is a travel document issued by the Government of Indonesia to
Indonesian citizens only, residing in Indonesia or overseas.
Since February 6, 2006 biometric passport are electronic passport
(e-passport) issued according to the international standards established by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
The application of
biometric passports is an attempt to combat the forms of forgery most
commonly encountered by Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, especially
regarding passports of Indonesian migrant workers.
Effective from 26 January 2011, Indonesian Immigration Authority (Kementrian
Hukum dan HAM RI) is scheduled to launch the e-passport. The government sets
the amount of e-passport launched to be 10,000 units along the year of 2011.
The launch of newly implemented e-passport is limited in three immigration
offices, those are
Immigration Office Class I Jakarta Barat (West Jakarta),
Immigration Office Class I Special Soekarno-Hatta and
Class I Jakarta Pusat (Central Jakarta).
Types of Passport
Issued by Directorate General of Immigration, Ministry of Justice and Human
Rights. It can be obtained at any immigration office in Indonesia and at
Indonesian embassies and consulates overseas. The passport contains either 24 or 48
pages and is valid for 5 years.
Issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs for diplomatic missions.
Issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs for public servants on official
Issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs for hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. As
of Hajj 2009, all hajj pilgrims from Indonesia use regular passports. The
use of ordinary passports is a requirement of the Saudi Arabian government.
More passport types information.
The passports contain a note from the issuing state that is addressed to the
authorities of all other states, identifying the bearer as a citizen of that
state and requesting that he or she be allowed to pass and be treated
according to international norms. The note inside Indonesian passports
"Pemerintah Republik Indonesia memohon kepada semua pihak yang
berkepentingan untuk mengizinkan kepada pemegang paspor ini berlalu secara
leluasa dan memberikan bantuan dan perlindungan kepadanya.
Paspor ini berlaku untuk seluruh dunia"
"The Government of the Republic of Indonesia requests to all whom it may
concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and
afford him/her such assistance and protection.
This passport is valid for all parts of the world"
In case of diplomatic and service passports, those are not valid to visit
Israel and Taiwan, since there are no formal diplomatic ties with those
countries. Latest Indonesian passports are bilingual; Indonesian and