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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 Indonesian immigration makes things difficult for foreigners – so if you are not careful, you could be in trouble such as being deported from Bali, or ending up in jail. However, if you want to …

A Guide to the Differences Between ITAP and ITAP Indonesia

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 jargon and visa variety in Indonesia can make the visa application process more complex than it should be. In the case of …

Tips & Tricks to Open a Bank Account in Indonesia

Whether it is for business or family reasons, if you know that you will be staying in Indonesia 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 …

Doing Business on a Spouse Visa in Indonesia

To qualify for a spouse visa, or a permanent stay permit (KITAP) in Indonesia, you must be legally married to an Indonesian citizen. A marriage is only legal when it is officially recognised by the government anywhere in Indonesia where you were married. Domestic partnerships, in which a couple have not formalised their relationship but …

Visas in Semarang: Which One You Should Apply For

According to statistics, by the end of 2018, it is estimated that the number of foreigners entering Indonesia will hit 17 million, including both tourists and foreigners who do business in Indonesia. In order to promote the development of tourism and to attract more foreign investments, the government has successively implemented a comprehensive visa policy …

How Can Australians Start a Business in Bali?

According to Your Investment Property, more than one million Australians visit Bali every year, and most of them find themselves investing in the island. Another statistic proving the interest of Aussies in leading business in Bali claims that 4 out of 10 foreigners who consider purchasing a villa in Bali come from Australia. …

Deportation from Indonesia: An Introduction and Solution

Indonesia is a challenging country with an expansive captive market at every minute. However, with its abundant economic potential, comes legal compliance, especially in terms of visas. One of the topics that we cover today concerns deportation from Indonesia. Who Can Be Deported From Indonesia? Immigration officials are responsible for summoning, inquiring and passing verdict …