Specifically, the Club advises that all Health Offices at Indonesian sea and air ports are directed to coordinate with immigration authorities to ensure that everyone arriving from the Philippines has had a polio vaccination, evidenced by an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV).

Therefore, the confirmed regulation applies to all vessels coming from the Philippines with with non-Filipino crew.

Each person on board without the required ICV certificate will be given the polio vaccination on arrival in Indonesia, for which there is a charge.

Back in November 2019, the Indonesian Directorate General of Disease Prevention of Ministry of Health informed that it is compulsory for all Health Offices at Indonesian sea and air ports to make sure that everyone arriving from the Philippines has had a polio vaccination, highlighting that those who refuse to have a vaccination, then they can be deported or prevented from entering Indonesia.