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Bali Immigration Affirms Fine of Rp1 Million for Overstaying Foreigners

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Jakarta, IO – Bali Immigration to continue imposing a fine of Rp1 million per day for foreign nationals who overstay their visa.

“We can’t let foreigners enter and stay in Indonesia illegally,” said Romi Yudianto, head of the Bali office of the Law and Human Rights Ministry, per detikcom, Fri (5/1).

Those who overstay for less than 60 days and cannot afford to pay the fine will be deported and barred from entering the country in the next six months. Those who overstay for more than 60 days will be automatically deported and barred from entering the country and they will get a deportation stamp in their passport.

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This provision is stipulated in Law 6/2011 on immigration. Foreigners also face deportation if they are suspected of carrying out activities can pose threat to public safety or disturb public order.

According to Bali immigration data, 256 foreigners were deported in 2023 over various visa violations and legal issues. (un)

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