INDONESIA – Change to Validity of RPTKA

Effective 10 December 2018, an RPTKA can only be valid for up to two years initially, rather than five as previously.

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INDONESIA – Change to Validity of RPTKA

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INDONESIA – Changes to Work Immigration Rules Take Effect

On 1 November 2018, Regulation 10/2018 of the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) took effect.

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INDONESIA – Changes to Work Immigration Rules Take Effect

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INDONESIA – Further Details of Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

Further details are now available of the new regulations for hiring foreign workers (see our previous alert here).

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has published Regulation No. 10/2018, but there the Directorate General of Immigration has not yet published its new regulations, and there is still no implementation date for the new system.

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INDONESIA – Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

Effective 29 June 2018, the government of Indonesia has issued new regulations for hiring foreign workers.

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INDONESIA – Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

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INDONESIA – Simplified Work Permit Application Process for Oil and Gas Companies

Effective immediately, oil and gas companies that intend to hire foreign workers in Indonesia no longer require RPTKA (request for approval to hire foreign workers) or IMTA (work permit) recommendation letters from the Directorate General of Oil and Gas (“Dirjen MIGAS”) and can now apply for a work permit directly at the Ministry of Manpower.

This change should significantly decrease processing times for work permits in the oil and gas sector.

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INDONESIA – Domicile Letter Now Required for ITAS Applications in South Jakarta

Dutch colonial architecture in Kota, Jakarta, IndonesiaEffective 6 November 2017, foreign nationals applying for a limited stay permit (ITAS) at the South Jakarta immigration office must submit a domicile letter, as proof of residency, in support of their application.

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INDONESIA – Changes to the Restricted Nationals List

Effective 25 August 2017, the Minister of Law and Human Rights issued a new regulation for restricted nationals.

The new regulation updates the list of countries whose nationals must undergo additional vetting to enter and work in Indonesia.

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INDONESIA – Changes to the Restricted Nationals List

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INDONESIA – Third-Party Agents Can No Longer Submit Immigration Applications

Effective 14 November, the Indonesian immigration authorities have prohibited third-party agents from representing companies or assignees at immigration offices to obtain visas and permits.

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INDONESIA – Third-Party Agents Can No Longer Submit Immigration Applications

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INDONESIA – New Regulations for Work and Residence Permit Renewals

The Immigration Office has announced new rules for renewing work permits (IMTA) and residence permits (KITAS), including a new three-month interim KITAS which must be obtained while the IMTA renewal application is being processed.

There is also a change to the validity period of a KITAS.

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INDONESIA – New Regulations for Work and Residence Permit Renewals

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INDONESIA – Five-Year Multiple-Entry Visitor Visas Now Available

Effective 28 June 2016, foreign nationals can apply for a multiple-entry visitor visa (Visa Kunjungan) valid for five years, rather than for just one year, as previously.

Another change is that former Indonesian citizens and their families with multiple-entry visitor visas can now have their initial 60-day stay permit extended twice for 60 days each time, for a total stay of 180 days before they have to leave the country and re-enter (under the same five-year multiple-entry visitor visa).

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INDONESIA – Five-Year Multiple-Entry Visitor Visas Now Available

This news alert was prepared using information provided by PNB Immigration Law Firm.