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  • Exit Permit Only (EPO) Expatriates in Indonesia

    When expatriates resign from one company in Indonesia and start working for another company or move back to his/her home country, the immigration licenses need to be revoked. This revocation is performed by way of an exit process which results in the issuance of an Exit Permit Only (EPO). Once the expatriate obtains the EPO, he must leave Indonesia. And once left Indonesia all records of the expatriate are cleared / revoked. In this column we discuss the EPO procedure in specific for commissioners in the banking sector.

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  • Allowed Activities Using a Limited Stay Permit in Indonesia

    Allowed Activities Using a Limited Stay Permit in Indonesia

    A limited stay permit (izin tinggal terbatas) can be granted for periods of one month up to six months, one year, and two years. The length of the limited stay permit depends on the type of activities performed by the foreigner and the purpose of entering Indonesia. In this week’s column we provide an overview about the exact differences between the limited stay permits. It should however be noted that each application will be decided by Immigration on case-by-case basis.

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  • Amendment Foreign Worker Regulation 16 of 2015 - Legal Update Indonesia

    Amendment Foreign Worker Regulation 16 of 2015 - Legal Update Indonesia

    The Minister of Manpower (Minister) regulation number 16 of 2015 on the Procedures to Employ Expatriates (New Foreign Worker Regulation) which we discussed in a previous column, has lead to many complaints from foreign investors due to its stringent rules. As a result of these complaints the Minister of Manpower issued an amendment to the New Foreign Worker Regulation, number 35 of 2015 (Amendment). In this column we discuss the main changes of the Amendment.

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  • Limited Stay Permit (KITAS) for Expatriates in Indonesia

    Limited Stay Permit (KITAS) for Expatriates in Indonesia

    Expatriates which are working in Indonesia require a limited stay permit (KITAS). In order to obtain a limited stay permit several licenses must be arranged. In previous columns we have explained the procedure for obtaining these licenses, which include a foreign manpower utilization plan (RPTKA), a foreign manpower work permit (IMTA) and telex visa. Before being able to obtain a limited stay permit (KITAS), expatriates and their employer must have arranged aforementioned licenses. In this column we will elaborate further about the limited stay permit (KITAS) for expatriates.

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  • Visitors Permit for Foreigners in Indonesia

    Visitors Permit for Foreigners in Indonesia

    Minister of Law and Human Rights Regulation number 27 of 2014 on Technical Procedures for Granting, Extension, Refusal, Cancellation and Termination of a Visit Stay Permit, Limited Stay Permit, and Permanent Stay Permit and Exclusion of Liability of Holding a Stay Permit (Regulation 27/2014) regulates how foreigners can obtain a visit stay permit (visitors permit) and which activities are allowed under a visitors permit. In the column of this week we provide an overview of the types of visitors permits and based on which activities such permits can be obtained.

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  • TA-01 No Longer Required for Expatriate Work Permits

    TA-01 No Longer Required for Expatriate Work Permits

    Based on the old Minister Regulation 12 of 2013 regarding Procedures for the Use of Foreign Manpower (Old Regulation), the Approval Recommendation Visa (TA-01) was one of the required licenses to be arranged for an expatriate work permit. After completion of the Foreign Manpower Utilization Plan (RPTKA), companies were required to obtain a TA-01. Under the new Minister Regulation 16 of 2015 regarding Procedures for the Use of Foreign Manpower (New Regulation) the TA-01 requirement is not longer regulated.

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  • Employing Expatriates in Indonesia: Company Obligations

    Employing Expatriates in Indonesia: Company Obligations

    In of our previous columns we have described the restrictions to companies that are employing expatriates. In this week’s column we deepen the required actions that must be taken by companies that are employing expatriates. Indonesian Law number 13 of 2003 regarding Manpower (Labor Law) and its implementing regulations set several obligations towards companies which are allowed to hire foreign workers.

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  • New Expatriate Regulation Indonesia further Tightens Rules

    New Expatriate Regulation Indonesia further Tightens Rules

    On June 29, 2015, the Minister of Manpower (Minister) issued regulation number 16 of 2015 on the Procedures to Employ Expatriates (New Expatriate Regulation), which revokes the old regulation number 12 of 2013 (Old Regulation). The New Expatriate Regulation impacts expatriates who are planning to work in Indonesia and who are already working in Indonesia and the local companies employing the expatriates. In this column we will discuss the most important changes for expatriate employees and their employers.

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  • New Procedures for Foreign Worker licenses at BKPM

    On January 26, the Labor Ministry issued Regulation 3 of 2015 on Standard Operational Procedures for Issuing Licenses to Employ Foreign Workers through the One-Stop Integrated Service at the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (“New Regulation”). As the title of the New Regulation already explains, it provides new procedures for application for work licenses for foreign workers at BKPM. In this column we explain the new procedures for foreign worker license based on the New Regulation.

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  • Expatriate (Foreign Worker) Work Permit Indonesia - Part III

    Expatriate (Foreign Worker) Work Permit Indonesia - Part III

    This column is the third and final column regarding the work permit requirements for foreign workers (expatriates) in Indonesia. In the first column we discussed the requirements set by the Ministry of Manpower, which include (i) Foreign Manpower Utilization Plan (RPTKA), (ii) Approval Recommendation Visa (TA-01), and (iii) Work Permit (IMTA). In our second column we discussed the requirements set by immigration, which include Limited Stay Visa (VITAS) and Limited Stay Permit Card (KITAS). This week we discuss the remaining requirements set by the Police office, the departments of Labor and Demography and Civil Registration.

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