?On the 25th of August 2014, The Consulate General in Sydney held an event at the Secretariat of the Indonesia Bethel Church GBI, Philadelphia, Oaks Building, Castlereagh Street, Sydney which promoted immigration and consular regulations in Indonesia. The Consulate General socialized Immigration and Citizenship Regulations submitted by the Consul of Immigration and was attended by community religious leaders who are gathered under of the Forum of Churches in New South Wales.
The event was opened by the Act. Consul General in Sydney, Nicolas Manoppo who said that the Consulate General is in charge of protecting citizens and is obliged to perform services to the people of Indonesia in their area of accreditation. Under this premise, the Consulate needs to promote regulations related to public services such as immigration; consular and citizenship to the people of Indonesia in NSW in order to ensure the Consulate services can run smoothly, orderly and safely.
Socialization material that was delivered by Mr. Heru Tjondro, Consul of Immigration, conveyed the issues of:
a. Indonesian passport extension and replacement services.
b. Obtaining travel documents for lost Indonesian passports.
c. The process of obtaining a socio-culture visa, the Limited Stay Permit and Permanent Residence Permits in Indonesia for the foreign community who are going to visit and wish to stay in Indonesia.
d. The process of obtaining citizenship for children born from the marriage of Indonesian and foreign citizens.
Source: Information, Social and Cultural Section, Indonesian Consulate-General Sydney