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Immigration won’t fine for passports lost or damaged in flood

16 Jan 2020 13:42:49


Residents whose passports were lost or damaged in the recent floods will not be fined, the Immigration Directorate General recently announced.

Victims of the flood who wish to apply for a new passport are expected to report to the immigration office and bring along a letter from their subdistrict office stating the occurrence of the flood. They will then undergo an inspection process conducted by the authorities.

In a statement received by kompas.com, Sam Fernando, head of the immigration office’s public relations subdivision, said the policy was a response to complaints expressed by the public whose passports were lost or damaged in the floods.

Read full story: thejakartapost.com

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