Requirement for all International NGOs to Register with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, informs American citizens that the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DEPLU) recently informed the Embassy that under Indonesian law, all international NGOs working in Indonesia, including those working with the U.S. Embassy, other foreign donor governments, or funded by private contributions, are required to register.
One of the Government of Indonesia’s registration requirements is to have the U.S. Embassy issue a Letter of Recommendation in support of a U.S. NGO. NGOs affiliated with USAID should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in acquiring that letter. U.S. NGOs not affiliated with should contact the Consular Section of the Embassy at email@example.com to request the letter. The request should include the following information:
The Embassy will usually be able to issue the letter within one week
To be eligible for resettlement to the USA, applicants must meet the following criteria:
of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
b) in such special circumstances as the President after appropriate consultation (as defined in section 207(e) of this Act) may specify, any person who is within the country of such person's nationality or, in the case of a person having no nationality, within the country in which such person is habitually residing, and who is persecuted or who has a well founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
founded fear of persecution on account of political opinion.