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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

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Indonesia Visa: How to Identify Fake Visa Agents in Indonesia

Thousands of foreigners have lost a substantial amount of money to fake visa agents in Indonesia. Rampant cases of visa scam are definitely not surprising for most people and they can be found almost everywhere in the country. These rogue visa agents in Indonesia take advantages of travelers and expats with unregistered companies, unclear identity …

Company Establishment in Indonesia: Mandatory Organisational Structure

For many foreign entrepreneurs, once they have incorporated their companies, they would think that their jobs are done. However, this is not the case. Not only do you need to have a good understanding of the regulations of setting up a business in Indonesia, but you also need to have a good grasp of mandatory …

5 Tips for Choosing A Visa Agent in Indonesia

Many visa agents, both bogus and authentic, have been appearing around Indonesia particularly in popular areas such as Bali and Jakarta. Moreover, changing immigration rules and regulations to apply for an Indonesia visa have also become very frequent because of the inflow of foreigners, which also increases the potential of fake visa agents. Thanks to …

Doing Business in Vietnam: What are the Challenges?

There are reasons why doing business in Vietnam becomes appealing to foreign entrepreneurs and investors. Vietnam is one of the key emerging economies in Asia these days, thanks to the economic reform and growing affluence. In the medium and long term, it’s forecast that the country’s economy will continue to grow more than 6% every …

Everything to Know about Visa Sponsorship in Indonesia

A free Indonesia visa with a validity of 30 days will be granted to foreigners from most countries in the world to visit the archipelago for tourism purposes. However, in the event of employment, relocation, business meetings and other social activities in Indonesia, it is an obligation for foreigners to get a visa through sponsorship …

Mixed Marriage in Indonesia: The Importance of Prenuptial Agreement

While people get married based on the fundamental of love, marriage goes beyond that and is a big milestone. Of course, nobody wants to get married and expects to get a divorce later. But, we cannot ignore the possibility of a split if your marriage doesn’t work out. The issue can be more complex in …

Diving Business in Bali: Questions and Answers on Its Set Up

Plenty of diving sites, warm water all year round, amazing coral reefs and some of the best marine life in the world, as well as unique cultures have made tourism the largest industry in Bali. The island offers one of the best diving opportunities in the world. That’s why many foreigners have already started their …

Starting A Business in Bali: Your Guide to Opening a Coffee Shop

Starting a business in Bali by opening a coffee shop is a good choice because of its simplicity and the handsome profit that will come with it. Plus, who doesn’t like coffee? You can do this in major parts of the island. Good news is, opening a coffee shop in Bali will not require a …

Everything You Need to Know about Investor KITAS in Indonesia

Though the US-China trade war has slowed down the global economy and impacted the economy in Indonesia, the investment outlook in Indonesia in 2019 remains positive. It is estimated that Indonesia’s economy will grow at a rapid pace with a growth rate of 5.3-5.4% in 2020. Furthermore, the positive outlook is evidenced by investors participating …

Application for IUI and Expansion Licenses is Now Integrated into OSS System

Licensing services for Industrial Business Licenses (Izin Usaha Industri – IUI) and Expansion Licenses are required to be processed through the Online Single Submission (OSS) system in Indonesia. What is OSS System? The Indonesian government has adopted several business-friendly policies to make it simpler for foreign investors to jumpstart their businesses in the archipelago, including …

The Most Common Questions about Indonesian Working KITAS Answered

Having a job lined up or going to start a business in Indonesia? Chances are if you are going to work in Indonesia, it also means that you will need to stay in Indonesia as well. Then, you are going to need a working KITAS, also known as a working visa or a temporary stay …

Indonesian Government Has Launched Its Sharia Economy Master Plan

The Indonesian government has finally launched its master plan for sharia economy. This took place in May 2019. Aiming at transforming Indonesia into a country that becomes a producer of halal products and services, instead of simply becoming a market, the sharia economy master plan consists of four major strategies. Although only one strategy has …