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Is Doing Business on a Spouse Visa Legal in Indonesia?

Posted 9.01. 2019 by Cekindo

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 …

Cekindo Has Officially Partnered with InCorp Group

Posted 8.01. 2019 by Cekindo

We are thrilled to announce that PT Cekindo Bisnis Grup has been acquired by InCorp Group, a leading corporate services company in Asia Pacific, with headquarters in Singapore. The acquisition took place on 21 December 2018. Due to this acquistion, our operations have been transferred from previously PT Cekindo Bisnis Grup to now PT Cekindo …

Introduction to Environmental Permits in Indonesia

Posted 8.01. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 16.01. 2019

Environmental permits or licenses are required for certain businesses that impact the environment to operate in Indonesia. The environmental permit is particularly important for those businesses or sectors their activities affect the environment, such as releasing any waste or materials into the water or air. Not only that the environmental permit requires the organization to …

Latest Development of Digital Financial Innovation in Indonesia

Posted 4.01. 2019 by Cekindo

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – OJK) officially issued a Regulation No. POJK 13 /POJK.02/2018 concerning Digital Financial Innovation in Financial Services Sector (“POJK 13”) that was put into effect on August 16, 2018. POJK 13 was set up to regulate the exploding growth of digital industries eagerly participating in Indonesian financial …

New Negative Investment List Opens 54 Sectors to Foreigners

Posted 28.12. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 3.01. 2019

In order to boost foreign and domestic investments in Indonesia, the government of Indonesia is going to update the Negative Investment List (NIL), which was last amended in 2016. Reasons for the Change? The new list was announced in November 2018 as part of the 16th economic policy package by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic …

Discover Indonesia’s Real Estate Potential with a Property Agent

Posted 28.12. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 2.01. 2019

With economy rising at an impressive pace and increasing middle-class presence in Indonesia, there are thousands and millions of homebuyers, building and office space buyers currently seeking for the perfect spot. As a result, Indonesia’s real estate property sector presents enormous business opportunities for investors to dive into — only if you know how and …

Opening a Business in Bandung: Starter Pack for Investors

Posted 5.12. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 25.12. 2018

Bandung is a fast-developing city in Indonesia. It is the 3rd largest city and the capital of West Java province in Indonesia with over 2.5 million inhabitants. As a result, it is self-explanatory that many foreigners open a business in Bandung. This article summarises useful information you need before you start a company in Bandung, …

Online Single Submission System and Its Effect on Company Registration

Posted 1.11. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 19.11. 2018

Recently, the Indonesian government adopted several business-friendly policies to make it simpler for foreign investors to jumpstart their businesses in the archipelago. The results are, however, questionable. This article introduces a newly established system of company registration in Indonesia through so-called Online Single Submission System and provides a general overview of the most important facts …

Real Estate in Vietnam: The Biggest Trend in Foreign Investment

Posted 31.10. 2018 by Cekindo

With Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) averaging over 7% and its growth potential as “ the next China”, investors should pay attention to the investment opportunities in the Vietnamese property market. In this article, Cekindo will help you understand the effect of loosening restrictions on foreigner property ownership since 2015, and the legal aspects of …