The dynamic governance capabilities shown in this study aim to reveal the anticipation of Covid19 in the new normal through policies, understanding the achievement of goals that must be comprehensively understood. This study aims to determine the Dynamic Governance Capability and the inhibiting factors of the Pekanbaru City Government in Implementing the New Normal during the Covid19 pandemic. The method used in this research is a qualitative method based on the philosophy of postpositivism or interpretive, used to examine the conditions of natural objects, where the researcher is the key instrument. The results of this study are that the concept of dynamic capabilities is the most essential aspect in the efforts of the Pekanbaru City government to gain a competitive advantage that can anticipate the Covid19 pandemic and take advantage of opportunities to support the achievement of expected goals, to produce and implement adaptive policies through dynamic development. capabilities (including thinking ahead, thinking again, and thinking across capabilities) in the process of implementing the new normal during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Keywords: Dynamic Governance Capabilites, New Normal, Coronavirus Disease19