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Newest Regulation on Stay Permit, Visit Visa, and Working Permit

Posted 21.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 24.05. 2017

The Immigration Directorate General of Republic of Indonesia has issued a new regulation. Which the submission of the application forms for Stay Permit (ITAS), Visiting Visa (ITK), and its renewal for expatriates must be done online. The new regulation is effective since February 1st, 2016. The applicant will then receive a confirmation email within 3-7 …

Understanding Visit Permits in Indonesia: An Overview for Foreigners

Posted 12.02. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 5.06. 2017

Do you want to have a business trip to Indonesia? Or do you want to visit your family or friends who have businesses in Indonesia? Whatever the reasons are, a short visit to Indonesia requires you to have a visitor permit. This kind of visit stay permit is regulated in Regulation 27/2014, issued by the …

10 Most Common Immigration Mistakes a Foreigner Should Avoid in Indonesia

Posted 15.01. 2016 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 5.06. 2017

Traveling and doing business abroad needs careful plans and extensive preparations. Not only the trip will be costly, but there are also different rules, regulations, customs, and cultures we have to learn prior to our departure to the destination country. Especially when traveling to Indonesia, there are endless maze of bureaucracy that any foreign businessman …

Restaurant License in Indonesia

Posted 9.12. 2015 by Dawud Gede Wicaksono , last update on 7.07. 2017

Opening a new restaurant and turning it into a succeed one requires more than just hard work and dedication. As with any businesses, it requires a lot of paperwork. Failing to get appropriate licenses and permits for your restaurant will result closing from local government. The retail sector, including hotels and restaurants, is changing rapidly …

BUSINESS LICENSE IN INDONESIA

Posted 18.11. 2015 by Indira Agustin , last update on 9.01. 2017

Business license is an essential matter for any business sector in order to conduct business activity accordance with law in almost region all over the world. In Indonesia, there are licenses or permits that need to be obtained in order to perform business activities legally. Either setting up a company, market your products, or conducting …

Shareholders, Commissioners, and Director of PT PMA in Indonesia: Who Can Take the Roles?

Posted 6.10. 2015 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 9.03. 2017

Based on Indonesia Company Law, every PT PMA should have at least one director, one commissioner, and two shareholders. The appointment of the director(s) and the commissioner(s) is made up in the General Meeting of Shareholders. To avoid the overlapping roles between the board of directors and the board of commissioners, we need to distinguish …

Restaurant market experiencing great growth, opportunity in Indonesia

Posted 15.06. 2015 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 10.04. 2017

Opening a restaurant is a popular business venture for foreign companies in many countries and Indonesia is no exception. While this market offers many opportunities, navigating the regulations and successfully completing company set-up in Indonesia is difficult without a local partner. Indonesia’s economy has been experiencing rapid growth recently, following with the emerging population of …

How to get a business license in Indonesia

Posted 2.04. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 6.04. 2017

Licensing issues were established by Presidential Instruction No. 5 Year 1984 date of 11 April 1984 on Guidelines for Implementation and Control Permissions on the line of business. The rules ensure that any business can apply for a license smoothly, legally and in a structured manner. A business license is required for any business activity by small and medium enterprises as …

Visas and Work Permits in Indonesia

Posted 21.03. 2014 by Nurmia Dwi Agustina , last update on 6.04. 2017

Investors as well as foreign and local shareholders are free to select the members of their management and supervisory boards. The hiring of directors, managers, technicians, foreign experts and even foreign skilled laborers by foreign companies is allowed as long as Indonesian workers are not available or do not meet the requirements of the job. The Department …

How to choose the right type of Visa in Indonesia

Posted 14.01. 2014 by Nurmia Agustina , last update on 9.03. 2017

Coming to Indonesia and wondering which visa is right for you? Like other countries, you need a valid visa to visit Indonesia. Depending upon your purpose of visit, there are various types of visas in Indonesia. Here are several types, which Cekindo frequently arranges for business visitors. 1. Business Visa If you are visiting Indonesia for a business …