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How to Extend a Visa in Bali (and How Not to)

Posted 28.02. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 17.04. 2018

There are different kinds of visas available in Indonesia, allowing visitors to stay for one month, two months and up to 6 months in a row. Before you fly into the country, it is good to be well-informed about the latest visa regulations. You wouldn’t be the first having to exit the country unexpectedly because …

Your Complete Guide to Limited Stay Permit/KITAS in Indonesia

Posted 26.12. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.01. 2018

As is usually the case for starting a business in Indonesia, it is important to know that you will be required to obtain a limited stay permit—KITAS, if you wish to work and stay in Indonesian territory for a longer period as foreigners. KITAS can be renewed when necessary. The new immigration passed in May …

Part 2: The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them

Posted 14.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

In the first part of the article, we discussed the first two challenges of doing business in Indonesia – foreign ownership limitations and the complex government regulations. Here, we will be discussing three more of these major challenges and how best to tackle them.   3. Elaborate Taxation System Taxation regulations in the country apply …

The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them: Part 1

Posted 13.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has a total GDP of USD888 million with target GDP growth set at 5.2 percent. The archipelago was ranked 91th out of 189 countries in the Ease of Doing Business 2017 report. Indonesia certainly draws attention to many foreigners looking to establish their businesses in the country. …

Restaurant License in Indonesia

Posted 9.12. 2015 by Dawud Gede Wicaksono , last update on 20.12. 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 20.12. 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 …

How to get a business license in Indonesia

Posted 2.04. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 20.12. 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 …

The Negative Investment List as your business reference

Posted 28.03. 2014 by Nurmia Dwi Agustina , last update on 20.12. 2017

The Negative Investment List is compiled by BKPM, the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board. It specifies which sectors are open to foreign investment in Indonesia as well as the percentage of foreign ownership permitted. This list is regularly revised and the most recent version is Presidential Decree No.36/2010. List of Business Fields Closed to Investment No SECTOR BUSINESS …

Visas and Work Permits in Indonesia

Posted 21.03. 2014 by Nurmia Dwi Agustina , last update on 20.12. 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 20.12. 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 …