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Indonesia – Visa and Immigration Key Facts

Last Updated: September 2017

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Framework for Visa and Immigration Law

  • Ministry of Labor, pursuant to the regulation of minister No. 16 article 37 paragraph 2 year 2015.
  • The regulation of the Director General of Immigration No. IMI.1837.GR.01.06 Year 2010.
  • Presidential Regulation No.39 Year 2014 On Investment.

Approval Authority

  • Ministry of Justice (Immigration Office).
  • Ministry of Labor (Manpower office).
  • Embassy of Indonesia for issuance of telex visa.

Areas of Risk

  • Fast Changing regulations and policies
  • New Government and New System in place, creating chaos in department sometimes.
  • Capital Board of Investment policy regulate new increased minimum investment.

Processing Times (principal visa category for international assignments)

  • 3 – 6 months.

What are the fees charged by the Government for the main visa category (assuming a family of 4)

  • USD 100 – 500 depending on the type of visa.

Please note: in some countries government charges vary by nationality of applicant, age of dependents, and other factors. In addition charges are subject to change from time to time.