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The Permit House Actively Helps Foreign Companies & Investors Take The Right Steps In Indonesia

By | 2016-12-16T17:17:36+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , |

Excerpt - With 250 million people, Indonesia is projected to be the world’s seventh-largest economy by 2030. Already Southeast Asia’s biggest market, the country is offering big opportunities for foreign companies and investors. You can read the full "Permit House related" article written by Nadya Joy Ador on the Indonesia Expat website by clicking HERE.

New visa rules may require foreigners to join the queue

By | 2016-11-28T17:32:09+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: |

Excerpt - The government has disallowed immigration agencies from utilizing their fast-track privileges in the processing of visa permits, a move that the immigration office claims is part of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s agenda to crack down on illegal levies. You can read the full article writen by Marguerite Afra Sapiie on the The Jakarta Post [...]

Expats Can No Longer Rely Solely On Agents To Get Permits

By | 2016-11-18T03:38:21+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , |

Excerpt - Indonesia just announced that immigration formality agents are no longer allowed to submit applications for visas and stay permits without having the expat present. On November 14, 2016, Indonesia’s Ministry of Justice via the Director General of Immigration announced that third parties in the nation’s immigration process, such as formality agents, are no longer [...]

10 Things To Remember About Immigration Raids In Indonesia

By | 2016-11-18T03:22:49+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , |

Excerpt - Expats living and working in Indonesia should know that most office raids are carried out because Immigration has been tipped off of a violation committed by an immigrant. The whistleblower could be the next-door neighbour, who knows you’re overstaying your visa, an ex-girlfriend or wife who feels she’s been mistreated or a business partner [...]

Immigration Targets Expats Again

By | 2016-07-06T05:15:27+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , , |

Excerpt - At 3am on the Sunday morning of June 5, the South Jakarta Immigration Office held another raid on the popular entertainment street of Blok M. A total of 19 expats were arrested and taken to the Immigration office at Jl. Mampang/Buncit in South Jakarta. Among them were a few that possessed a copy of [...]

Violations On Stay Permits Or Visas!

By | 2016-07-01T11:05:06+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , |

Excerpt - It just happens, violating the rules of your stay permit (KITAS) or your visa. Sometimes totally absent-mindedly. What happens if you do violate the rules, or more importantly, what do you do if you get caught? There are many types of irregularities with which Immigration offices have to deal with... You can read the [...]

The Phenomenon Of The KITAP

By | 2016-07-01T10:53:21+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: |

Excerpt - There is much to say and much being said about the KITAP (Kartu Izin Tinggal Tetap), the Permanent Stay Permit for foreigners living in Indonesia. It is relatively unknown, but mostly misunderstood and/or misinterpreted. This article tries to clear the air around this permit which, after all hurdles are taken, is actually your license [...]

The Visa Confusion Unravelled

By | 2016-07-01T11:00:29+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: |

Excerpt - Having visa nightmares, running the risk to be deported? No need - The visa is the most misunderstood document issued by Immigration. Whether, a business, cultural, social, tourist, free or visa on arrival, it is the same visa with the legally correct name: the visit visa. These different names cause much confusion, leading to [...]

Manpower Expresses Regrets; Extends Expats A Warm Welcome

By | 2016-07-01T11:15:07+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: |

Excerpt - The Indonesian Ministry of Manpower recently caused panic and demoralization among companies hiring expats. All of this was following the drastic change of rules laid out in the Ministerial Regulation, PP no. 16 of 2015 from 29 June 2015. A brand new regulation, enforced immediately and without proper pre-announcements. The most widely felt implication [...]

The PMA Company And The Negative List In Indonesia

By | 2017-05-01T16:01:53+00:00 June 29th, 2012|Categories: Info for Expats|Tags: , |

Excerpt - This article is the result of numerous questions from expats regarding the setup of a company and the function of The Negative List. It describes the establishment of the PT PMA, as many expats actually don’t have a clue and their surf journeys on the Internet have made them even more puzzled. Below we [...]