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 [...]
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-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 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.
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 [...]
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, [...]