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Indonesia, Singapore agree on business travel corridor

Christian Fernsby |
Indonesia and Singapore agreed Monday on a Travel Corridor Arrangement, which applies only to essential business trips and urgent diplomatic travels.

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Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said the travel corridor arrangement will take effect 14 days following the announcement.

"With the completion of this negotiation, I officially launch the Travel Corridor Arrangement or Reciprocal Green Lane today," said Marsudi during a virtual news conference.

She said the two countries will start accepting travel applications on Oct. 26.

The top diplomat said visits will be limited within a few days according to the visa granted by the authorities from both countries.

“Applicants from Indonesia must obtain sponsorship from government agencies and enterprises in Singapore to apply for a Safe Travel Pass,” said Marsudi.

Travelers are also required to undergo coronvirus test 72 hours prior to departure and upon arrival, she added.

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