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Current visa-covid

2020-07-23T15:08:16+07:00July 23rd, 2020|

Check your current visa - assess what to apply – choose what to do:  BVK holder (This is the free waiver that is sometimes called free visa or free exemption visa)   Leave Indonesia by 11 August or NEW!  apply for a visit visa   When applying for visit visa the sponsor must do so online (https://visa-online.imigrasi.go.id/) and apply for a telex with the Director General of Immigration first and then join expat to go to Immigration Office.  Make [...]

Explanation of new Immigration Covid-19 rules

2020-07-13T22:12:05+07:00July 11th, 2020|

Detailed Explanation of the latest Immigration Covid-19 Regulation  (NOMOR: IMI-GR.01.01-1102 TAHUN 2020 of 10/07/2020, effective 13/07/2020)   The new regulation is applicable for the following groups of foreigners:  ITAS and KITAP stay permit holders, who are now abroad, and their stay permit or Re-entry permit (IMK or MERP) has expired.  Visit Visa (ITK) holders and ITAS / KITAP holders, who are in [...]


2020-07-10T16:08:47+07:00July 10th, 2020|

Married to an Indonesian spouse and want to become WNI yourself INDONESIAN CITIZENSHIP  Facts: No more hassle and dazzle with Immigration, Manpower, and City Hall about work- and stay permits (ITAS) and local ID’s (SKTT/KTP)  Lots of documents (about 30 🤷🏿‍♂️) needed   Official government dues IDR 15 juta (million)  Can do whole application process on your own (hence: if you are accurate, patient and have lots of [...]

Found a job in Indonesia pt.1

2020-06-30T16:01:51+07:00June 24th, 2020|

The process to get a work permit in Indonesia Found a job in Indonesia (part 1) "My friend and me are foreigners and we both just signed an employment agreement with a different Indonesian company. We are not working for an oil, mining or other special company, just an ordinary job as a research and development [...]

COVID QUIZ! Going in, inside and outside of Indonesia.

2020-06-16T16:01:02+07:00June 16th, 2020|

COVID-19 QUIZ (6 Questions) Going in, inside and outside of Indonesia. Q: Do you want to leave Indonesia knowing the requirements of country of destination? A: Just simply check the ‘interactive Coronavirus (Covid-19) Travel regulations Map’ (powered by Timatic). Push in the map on the country you want to go to and you get your [...]

Abbreviations and Acronyms

2020-06-03T15:42:05+07:00June 3rd, 2020|

Abbreviations and acronyms generally/commonly used the in formalities world Glossary of definition  Immigration related:  BVKS       = Bebas Visa Kunjungan Singkat - Free Visa for Short Visit DIRJEN = Director General of Immigration - main authority on most Immigration                       decisions like ITAS conversions, KITAP, WNI-ship, Blacklist removal EPO        = [...]

Traveling to and from Indonesia for Foreigners in the Covid-19 era. Domestic and International and the health requirements.

2020-05-30T18:41:12+07:00May 29th, 2020|

Update from IMMIGRATION department:              All ‘emergency stay permits’ remain valid after 29 May 2020. Valid until further notice. Current Immigration Covid-19 rules stay the same.  So, only ITAS/KITAP holders can come to Indonesia, subject to health regulation as below. No Tourists and no 'business' visitors. As telexes and visas will not be issued. Update from Local Government: ► The ‘New Normal’ in Indonesia for foreigners / expats  The local [...]

Companies in Indonesia. PMA and PMDN

2019-07-16T09:36:37+07:00July 16th, 2019|

To PMA or not to PMA?  That is the question! Dreaming about setting up and starting your own business in a tropical country, has been the dream of many. Leaving the daily rut behind to strive for something you truly believe in.  Many of us have regularly daydreamed about it. To only succumb after learning how, [...]