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Name: Ministerial Regulation on the Procedure for Repatriating Indonesian Migrant Workers from Placement Countries to their Region of Origin on a Self-Financing Basis (Regulation of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration No. 16/2012).
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2012-09-26
Entry into force:
Published on: Business News, 2013-05-22, No. 8407-8408/Year LVI, pp. 43-48
ISN: IDN-2012-R-95232
Bibliography: Business News, 2013-05-22, No. 8407-8408/Year LVI, pp. 43-48
Abstract/Citation: CHAPTER I - General Provisions
Article 1 provides the definition of terms used in the Regulations. TKI is defined as an Indonesian Migrant Worker.

CHAPTER II - Repatriation of TKI
Article 2 provides that TKI can return home on a self-financing basis to their region of origin if they have the capacity to take care of a homeward trip themselves.
Article 3 provides that the TKI wishing to return home must report to the Indonesian mission in the placement country.
Article 4 provides that when the TKI works for an individual, the Private Indonesian Migrant Worker Placement Agency is to coordinate with the Indonesian Mission in the placement country to facilitate the repatriation.
Article 5 provides that those who return home must report to the National Board for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers upon arrival.
Article 6 provides that TKI who have been registered as provided for in Article 5 can directly return home to their region of origin.
Article 7 outlines the responsibilities of the National Board Officers.
Article 8 provides that no fees are to be imposed.

CHAPTER III - Conclusion
The Regulation is to come into force 3 months following its date of publication.

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