This is an unofficial translation. (1)A foreign woman married to a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia, acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, if and when she makes a statement as to that effect within 1 year after contracting said marriage, except in case when she acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia she possesses still another nationality, in which case the statement may not be made. Evidence of the USCs actual employment abroad (paycheck stubs, airline tickets, employment contracts, lodgings, etc.). Mampang Prapatan Raya No. annual reports, Securities and Exchange Commission filings, articles of incorporation, stock traded exclusively on U.S. stock exchange markets, stock ownership of subsidiaries, or other comparable evidence. (1)A woman, a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia, married to a foreigner looses her citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, if and when she makes a statement as to that effect within one year after her marriage has been contracted except if, with the loss of the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, she becomes stateless. You dont have any other citizenship because Indonesia doesnt admit a dual citizenship. Said statement shall be made within 1 year after the marriage has been dissolved to the Pengadilan Negeri or the Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at her residence. (1)A child outside a marriage of a mother who is a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia or a child out of a legal marriage, but who has in a case of divorce been assigned to the care of its mother, a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia, who follows the nationality of the father, a foreigner, may present a petition to the Minister of Justice in order to acquire the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, if, after, having acquired the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, it possesses no other nationality or states at the same time to have released another nationality according to the procedure stipulated by the legal provisions of the country of origin and/or according to the procedure stipulated by the agreement on the settlement of the bi-nationality between the Republic of Indonesia and the country in question. The president would decide whether your application is accepted or not. (319(b)) for Spouses of U.S. Citizens Employed Abroad. For specific information on how and where to file, please visit Passport Information at Travel.state.gov. The marriage must be registered in the Civil Registration Office in Indonesia. A spouse cannot be fingerprinted in the U.S. without presenting this official notice. The term expeditious refers to the fact that a spouse eligible under INA 319(b) is not required to satisfy the normal continuous U.S. three-year residency requirement generally applicable to the spouse of a USC. 0 (operator), New U.S. Many foreign-born spouses are newly married, have never lived in the U.S. and, because of the overseas assignment, may have difficulty meeting the three-year residency requirement. Completed, signed and dated N-400 on which Part 2D Other should be check-marked and INA 319(b) indicated; Personal or cashiers check drawn on a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars, or U.S. postal money order, payable to U.S. A written statement from the applicant stating that the applicant will be loyal to the Republic of Indonesia, Pancasila, and Undang-Undang Dasar Negara Republik Indonesia year 1945. The spouse will notify USCIS of any changes, such as cancellation of the USCs employment abroad or if s/he is unable to reside overseas because the USC is employed abroad in an area of hostilities where dependents may not reside. The Determination of Indonesia Nationality Law. (3)The Minister of Justice fulfils or rejects the petition with the approval of the Cabinet Council. All of the following documents must be included in the 319(b) application package: In addition to the supporting documents listed above, the following documentation are required: USCIS will send to the spouse a Notice to Appear for the interview after processing the 319(b) application. Section 319(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (INA) and Title 8, Code of Federal Regulations (8 CFR) 319.2 permit the foreign spouse of a U.S. citizen (USC) employed in certain capacities overseas to be expeditiously naturalized. So, if you are registered as a citizen of any other nationality, you need to prepare yourself to release your former citizenship. Please see Travel.State.Gov for more information, and contact us at jakartaACS@state.gov or +62-21-5083-1000 M-F 9am 11am for correct forms and information beforehand. (2)The provision of para 1 does not apply in case the person, after having regained the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, still possesses another nationality. Indonesia nationality law is basically based on the ius sanguinis or determining the nationality by blood. Certificate of Overseas Assignments to Support Application to File Petition for Naturalization (DD 1278), to show authorized military dependent(s) concurrent travel. (2)The above mentioned petition shall be presented within 1 year after the person concerned has reached the age of 18 to the Minister of Justice through the Pengadilan Negeri or Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at the residence of the person. Normal passport processing is 6 weeks. The spouse must file an Application for Naturalization (N-400) by mail to the USCIS Service Center with jurisdiction over the USCIS District Office of Suboffice where the spouse wishes to be interviewed and naturalized (filing addresses can be found in N-400 instructions). (5)The decree of the Minister of Justice which grants naturalization is valid as of the date that the petitioner takes an oath or swear allegiance before the Pengadilan Negeri or Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at the residence of the petitioner and is valid retroactively the date of said decree of the Minister of Justice. The DD1278 must be issued no earlier than 90 days prior to the scheduled date of travel overseas; and a Date Estimated Return from Overseas (DEROS) letter from the USCs command. a.articles 5 and 144 of the Provisional Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia; b.article 89 of the Provisional Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia; a.persons who, based on the legislation and/or treaties and/or regulations prevailing since the August 17, 1945 Proclamation, are already citizens of the Republic of Indonesia; b.persons who at their birth have a legal family relationship with their father, a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia, with the understanding that said citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia starts as from the existence of that legal family relationship and that said legal family relationship is created before the persons concerned have reached the age of 18 or before they are married at an earlier age; c.a child born within 300 days after the decease of its father, if said father is a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia at the time of his death; d.persons whose mother is a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia at their birth, if at that time they have no legal family relationship with their father; e.persons whose mother is a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia at their birth, if their father has no nationality, or as long as the nationality of the father is unknown; f.those born within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia as long as both parents are unknown; g.a child found within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia as long as both parents are unknown; h.persons who are born within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, if both parents have no nationality or as long as the nationality of both parents is unknown; i. persons born within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia who have not acquired the nationality of the father or mother at the time of their birth and as long as they do not acquire the nationality of either their father or mother; j. persons who have acquired the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia according to the regulations of this law. However, if you really understand the requirements and know how to get Indonesian citizenship, you will know that it is really feasible. U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call +62 21 5083 9445, Outside of Office Hours, contact: +62 21 5083 1000 ext. However, the spouse can request expedited processing which usually takes 2 weeks and also requires an additional fee. The spouse may request alternate locations and dates. A spouse is ineligible for this benefit if the marriage ceases due to death or divorce, or the USC has expatriated. The spouse may be asked to provide evidence of marriage bona fides at the naturalization interview. If the USC is not yet employed abroad, the USC can still be in the U.S. at the time of the spouses expeditious naturalization if the USC is going abroad for not less than one year under an employment contract or orders. This is the official website of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Indonesia. Only properly documented U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals may obtain U.S. passports. (1)The citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia acquired by a husband is automatically valid for his wife, except if, after the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia has been acquired, the wife possesses still another nationality. (2)The loss of the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia by a husband affects automatically his wife, except if the wife will become stateless. Please see Passport Services and Information for general information before proceeding. (2)The provision of para 1 is not applicable if said children become stateless with the loss of the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia. Naturalization is under the authority of the Department of Homeland Securitys U.S. The application must be written in Indonesian language. A USC is regularly stationed abroad if s/he proceeds abroad, for a period of not less than one year, pursuant to an employment contract or orders, and assumes the duties of employment. The statement as to their residence and being in Indonesia is not valid for children who because their father acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia becomes stateless. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4)The Minister of Justice fulfils or rejects application for citizenship with the approval of the Cabinet Council. (1)The loss of the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia by a father also affects his children who have a legal family relationship with said father, who have not reached the age of 18 and are not married yet, except if, with their loss of the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, these children become stateless. Indonesian citizenship may also be applied for on the basis of marriage. 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The USC and the spouse are validly married; The spouse must be in the U.S. at the time of the naturalization interview and the oath ceremony; The spouse is a lawful permanent resident at the time of interview (The status may be conditional and if a green card has not been issued yet, an A number in the spouses passport with the annotation processed for I-551 is sufficient); The spouse declares an intention to: (i) reside abroad with the USC; and (ii) take up residence in the U.S. immediately upon the termination of the USCs employment abroad; The spouse is a person of good moral character, attached to the principles of the U.S. Constitution, and favorably disposed toward the good order and happiness of the U.S.; The spouse has basic knowledge of U.S. history and government, and English language skills; The spouse will comply with all other requirements for naturalization except for the physical presence and continuous residence requirements; and. (8)The amount of money mentioned in para 2 is refunded, if the naturalization is not fulfilled. Evidence of transportation arrangements to the new duty station. After you meet all of those requirements, you can prepare the documents to get your Indonesian citizenship. (2)The provisions of para 1 is not applicable in case said child, after having acquired the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia still possesses another nationality. Book an appointment when you have assembled all the required documents. Those items include but are not limited to: laptops, iPads, tablet devices, handheld gaming devices, cameras, and digital watches. (1)If the children as mentioned in article 2 and article 13 reach the age of 21, they loose the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia again, if and when they make a statement as to that effect. In addition, A Guide to Naturalization (M-476 PDF 1MB) provides information on the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship, an overview of the naturalization process, and eligibility requirements. If the USC is employed by an American firm or corporation, evidence that the firm is at least 51% owned by U.S. citizens, i.e. This hand-out is not all-inclusive and is meant to provide general guidance, not individual legal advice, and offers no assurance that any applicant is qualified for any benefit. Upon issuance of a N-570 the spouse is eligible to apply for a U.S. passport. Said statement shall be made within 1 year after the children have reached the age of 21 to the Pengadilan Negeri of Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at their residence. Applicants already serving overseas may request an interview date to coincide with scheduled R&R travel, but 319(b) is generally scheduled in accordance with USCIS, not the applicants, schedule. http://www.pnbimmigrationlawfirm.com/. It usually takes 2 weeks to receive the passport. You are able to speak Bahasa Indonesia/Indonesian language, You acknowledge Pancasila and Undang-Undang Dasar Negara Republik Indonesia Year 1945, You have a fixed income, or you are employed to a job, The legalized photocopy of the birth certificate which has been translated into Indonesian, Pictures of the passport of the applicant, Photocopy of SKTT or KTP OA that have been legalized, Legalized photocopy of the marriage certificate/marriage book, A letter from the Immigration office stating that you have stayed for 5 consecutive years or 10 non-consecutive years in Indonesia, The Police Certificate of Good Conduct (SKCK) from the police region office (POLDA), The letter from the applicants country embassy stating that the applicant will release its former citizenship after gaining Indonesian citizenship. Statements as to their residence and being in Indonesia are not valid for children who because their mother has acquired the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia become stateless. (1)Children who have not reached the age of 18 and are not married yet, who have a legal family relationship with their father before said father has acquired the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, also acquire the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, after they reside and are in Indonesia. Foreigners are only eligible to apply for Indonesian citizenship, provided that they are willing to renounce their current citizenship. Supporting Documentation Although the spouse may request a certain month or date for the interview, this is guaranteed. (2)The above mentioned petition shall be presented, within 1 year after the persons concerned have reached the age of 18, to the Minister of Justice through the Pengadilan Negeri at their residence. Alerts and Messages for U.S. visitors to Indonesia. (4)The citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia acquired on such a petition is valid as of the date of the decree of the Minister of Justice. 113 of 1958. If you really pay attention to the requirements and never did any serious crime, your application would be easily accepted. Foreigners may also submit a citizenship application, provided that they are willing to renounce their current citizenship/s, in the case of either having outstanding achievements which resulted in the progress of Indonesian society and the improvement of the reputation of Indonesia in general; or having made extraordinary contributions in the interests of establishing state sovereignty and progress in the Indonesian economy. (6)After the petitioner has taken an oath or sworn allegiance as mentioned above, the Minister of Justice publishes such naturalization by inserting his decree in the State's Paper. If the interview is successful, the oath ceremony, at which time the spouse is naturalized, will follow. (1)A woman is during matrimony not permitted to present a petition as meant in article 3 and article 4. 12 of 2006 regarding citizenship. (2)With the exception as mentioned in para 1 the foreign woman who marries a citizen of the Republic of Indonesia also acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia one year after the marriage has been contracted, if within that one year her husband does not make a statement as to release his citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia. If applying from outside the U.S., the spouse must submit two completed FD-258 fingerprint cards which have been completed by either a U.S. government or local law enforcement facility that is able to take fingerprints. A child born to at least one Indonesian parent automatically obtains Indonesian citizenship by descent. Last Updated: Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 13:49 GMT, 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities. (4)The statements mentioned above shall be made to the Pengadilan Negeri or the Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at the residence of the person making such a statement. The USC is employed by either: (1) the U.S. Government; (2) an American institution of research recognized as such by the Secretary of Homeland Security; (3) an American firm or corporation engaged in whole or in part in the development of foreign trade and commerce of the U.S., or a subsidiary thereof; (4) a public international organization in which the U.S. participates by treaty or statute; (5) a religious denomination having a bona fide organization within the U.S. in which the USC is authorized to perform ministerial or priestly functions; or (6) a religious denomination or interdenominational mission organization having a bona fide organization within the U.S. in which the USC is engaged solely as a missionary. Consular sections cannot do so. Because the average 319(b) processing time is 4 6 months, it is recommended that the length of the USCs employment be 16 18 months from the date the 319(b) application is filed, to have the required12 months overseas remaining at the time of expeditious naturalization. Cameras are allowed and guests are welcome to the oath ceremony. Applicants meeting this criterion must file at their local USCIS district office and request. Please see the Passport Wizard to determine the proper application for your situation. (1)A woman who because of or as a result of her marriage acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia, looses said citizenship again, if and when after her marriage has been dissolved she makes a statement as to that effect. Eligibility is not restored to a spouse whose relationship to the USC terminates before the spouses naturalization, even though the spouse subsequently marries another USC. There is no expeditious processing as is offered to passport applicants inside the U.S. 26 (2)Said declaration of legality by the Pengadilan Negeri shall be requested by the person adopting the child within 1 year after such an adoption or within 1 year after enforcement of this law. and employment (job title, detailed job description, date overseas assignment started, date overseas assignment expected to end). The Law was signed by the President on 29 July 1958, promulgated on 1 August 1958, and published in the Government Gazette No. Such evidence includes, but is not limited to: Photos of spouse and USC together with family, friends, on vacation, marriage ceremony, etc; Proof of joint property ownership, real or intangible; Birth certificates of children born of the spouse and USC; Evidence of joint debt, i.e. It is virtually impossible to reschedule the interview and the spouse should be prepared to travel on short notice to the U.S. for the interview, and present evidence of the requirements and supporting evidence noted above at that time. Air travel, and all travel to other destinations, still requires a passport book. (9)If the petition for naturalization is rejected, the petitioner may send in a repeat petition. (1)The citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia because of naturalization is acquired with the validity of the decree of the Minister of Justice who grants this naturalization. The oath or allegiance swearing is as follows: "I swear (promise): "that I release entirely all loyalty "to foreign authority; "that I recognize and accept the highest authority "of and shall be loyal to "the Republic of Indonesia; "that I shall uphold the Constitution and other laws of "the Republic of Indonesia and "shall defend them faithfully; "that I bear this duty out of my own free will "and shall not diminish whatsoever". Find out the quality of the air you breathe! (2)The statement mentioned in para 1 shall be made to the Pengadilan Negeri or the Representation of the Republic of Indonesia at the residence of the person making such statement. Applicants coming to the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy cannot bring large personal electronic devices to the Embassy. Indonesian citizenship can be obtained in a number of instances, following approval by the relevant Indonesian authorities. (3)If this mother looses the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia because of naturalization abroad and said mother has become a widow because of the decease of her husband, the provisions of para 2 also apply to her children who have a legal family relationship with her husband after these children reside and are abroad. utility bills, electricity, bills, credit card statements; Evidence of joint equity, i.e. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. All forms and instructions are available at the USCIS website. The current fee for N-400 processing is $675.00 if the spouse applies in the U.S., or $595.00 if the spouse applies from abroad with fingerprint cards. U.S. passports are issued by the U.S. Department of State. (4)The citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia which has been acquired on such a petition is valid as of the date of the decree of the Minister of Justice. Here they are: You can send all those documents to the Indonesia Ministry of Law and Human Rights (Kementerian Hukum dan Hak Asasi Manusia). bank accounts, insurance policies, stocks. (2)In order to present a petition for naturalization, the petitioner shall: b.be born within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia or at the time of presenting the petition be domiciled in said region for at least the last 5 consecutive years or in total 10 inconsecutive years; c.-if the person is a married man obtain the approval of his wife (wives); d.master the Indonesian language properly and have appropriate knowledge of the history of Indonesia and have never been penalize because of having committed an offence which harms the Republic of Indonesia; e.be in a spiritual and physical healthy condition; f.pay to the State's Treasury an amount between Rp.500,-to Rp.10.000,- of which the amount is fixed by the Tax office at the residence of the petitioner, based on the evident petitioner's monthly earnings, with the stipulation that it may not exceed the evident earnings for one month; h.have no nationality, or have lost his nationality if the petitioner acquires the citizenship of the Republic of Indonesia or states at the time to have released another nationality according to the legal provisions of the country of origin or according to the legal provisions of the Agreement on the settlement of the bi-nationality between the Republic of Indonesia and the country concerned. The Embassy local guard force cannot store laptops and large electronic devices for customers. If applying from the U.S., the spouse will receive an official notice to go to a USCIS facility to have fingerprints taken after applying. The USC must be regularly stationed abroad in one of the employment situations described above. However, Indonesia also applies restricted ius soli (determining nationality by the place where a person was born) based on the Law No. Since many countries require a passport valid for 6 months for entry, please apply well in advance of your intended travel or passports expiration. Before you apply for the Indonesia citizenship, make sure you have met these requirements: If you are getting married to an Indonesian, you just have to qualify for the requirements number 2, 5, and 9. Learn more about quality higher-education opportunities in the U.S. that you will not find anywhere else in the world. If the USC is already employed abroad, the employment must continue for at least 12 months. U.S. law does not prohibit dual nationality, but an American may jeopardize his/her U.S. citizenship by performing an expatriating act.