The PT PMA and the Capital requirement; no longer overlooked! (Now IDR 10 Billion ≈USD 690.000. Make no mistake!) An Investment Capital of IDR 10 Billion (about USD 690.000) is mandatory. Increased from IDR 2.5 Billion (about USD 172.500) Nevertheless, the idea that an investment of 10 billion does not need to be fulfilled at the time of PMA establishment is very common among foreign investors. WHY? Because Before: When you read some law, this seems to be [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]