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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 …

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 …

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 …

Update: A Significant Increase of Visa Overstay Fine in Indonesia

Is your stay permit in Indonesia going to expire? Or you are still in Indonesia but have only just realised that your visa had already expired for quite some time? What will happen if your visa has already expired? It is critical to understand the visa process in Indonesia and get your visa sorted out …

An In-Depth Guide into Retirement Visa in Indonesia

Most foreign nationals who arrive in Indonesia are instantly struck by the warm hospitality of the incredibly welcoming Indonesian people. To make things even better, most foreigners from the colder hemisphere are charmed by the warm climate and stunning natural landscape of Indonesia, making the country one of the most popular destinations in the world …

Top Visa-Related Questions in Bali

Among the diverse 17,000 islands in Indonesia, Bali remains one of the strongest pull factors in Indonesia in terms of tourism and several other business opportunities. This fascinating island is the most travelers’ favorite and outpaces the growth of every other destination in Indonesia or other popular countries. For millions of tourists each year, they …

Tips and Tricks to Organise a Retreat in Bali

Bali has a reputation for being a perfect location for organising a retreat. TripAdvisor named Bali the best travelling destination in 2017, and The Guardian even ranked the region as one of the top 10 yoga and meditation retreats in the world. Of course, there are obvious reasons for all these recognitions. Bali provides all …

Exit Permit Only (EPO) for KITAS Holders in Indonesia

It is very important for foreigners to know that if you wish to work in any part of Indonesia, you will need to apply for a work permit and a KITAS (Kartu Izin Tinggal Sementara, or temporary residency permit). There are three types of KITAS: employment KITAS, spouse-sponsored KITAS and retirement KITAS. With that being …

Location Permits for Foreign Filmmaking in Indonesia

Recognising the need to promote and support the development and growth of the local filmmaking and movie industry, the government of Indonesia has recently opened up this sector for foreign investments. The opening of the movie industry for foreign investors is definitely a turning point in Indonesia’s filmmaking and movie industry as it provides ample …

5 Shocking Reasons You Might Be Deported from Bali

One of the most common issues that foreigners in Bali talk about is immigration law. It is a reality that the Indonesian immigration makes things difficult for foreigners – so if you are not careful, you could be in trouble such as being deported, or ending up in jail. However, if you want to avoid …

ITAS and ITAP: Understand the Differences

Planning to settle down in Indonesia but unsure of which visa you need? This is a widespread situation for foreigners who wish to stay in Indonesia for work, family or other reasons. Legal jargons and visa variety in Indonesia can make the visa application process more complex than it should be. In case of residency …

Tips and Tricks on How to Open a Bank Account in Bali

Whether it is for business or family reasons, if you know that you will be staying in Bali for a long period of time, you are probably thinking of opening a bank account. The reason is simple – to avoid the excessive ATM and bank fees that incur every time whenever there is a financial …