To work in Indonesia you must have a working visa commonly known by everyone as a KITAS. To get a KITAS you must have a company that is willing to employ you and act as your sponsor.
Limited stay permit or common call KITAS is given to:
Foreigners who enter the Indonesian territory with the limited stay visa (VITAS) or convert from a visit permit ( B211 index visa) for following purposes:
Limited stay permit will expire due to:
What type of company or entities can be a sponsor for a Working Visa Bali KITAS?
How to apply
According to the new Presidential Regulation No. 20 of 2018 concerning Utilization of Expatriates on March 26, 2018. This regulation is changing the previous Presidential Regulation No.72 of 2014 as has the same concerning as the new one (Presidential Regulation No.20/2018).
A Working Visa Bali KITAS is now applied for 6 weeks prior to the expatriate’s arrival in Indonesia. Jokowi administration is make new big step to reduce visa processing times, but as of today, there are 4 key steps towards obtaining a Working Permit and Working KITAS.
Please keep in your mind that during the KITAS process the applicant is not permitted to work.
RPTKA (Rencana Penggunaan Tanaga (Kerja Asing)
Before getting a Working Visa Bali KITAS, an agency will need to obtain your RPTKA (employee employment plan) on behalf of your company, Depending on the position you are applying for, it’s may need an Expose ( the interview by Skype will be required by a Man Power officer). The interview generally only last 5 minutes, therefore your company representative should be well prepared to answer the questions. Any questions that the administrator is unable to answer will result in delays in your Working Permit process. This interview is an important step towards determining if the duration of work granted.
Notification of IMT
The Manpower office will issue a payment notice ( billing code) for the Work Permit tax to be paid. We recommend paying this fee directly to the bank. After 7-14 working days of paying the workers tax, your work permit will be issued. This only could be apply when the RPTKA released.
Working VITAS Telex Application
A TELEX Visa is a calling visa which authorizes Indonesian Embassies abroad to issue a VITAS (Working Visa) and if the expatriates has a spouse or children, the dependents can apply for a TELEX visa for dependents. It is important to note that the TELEX for dependents can only be applied for after the expatriate’s TELEX is approved.The TELEX application is submitted to the Directorate General’s office in Jakarta. Once the TELEX visa is issued, the applicant and their family members can apply for the VITAS at the designated Indonesian Embassy abroad.
Embassy regulations differ from country to country. It is important to contact the Embassy representatives prior to your visit, to ensure you have all you need for the VITAS application.
Please Note :
Working Visa Bali KITAS
Once you arrive back in Indonesia, the Immigration at the airport will take your picture and enroll your finger print then they will give you a small sticker on your passport regarding your kitas and multiple exit re-entry permit validity.
For Family members will have a different way to process dependents KITAS, they not take picture and enroll fingerprint at the airport but at an Immigration office closest to your residence. They will not be able to leave until KITAS conversion process is complete.
Upon entry, family member have 30 days to apply for dependent’s KITAS. The process can be done at an Immigration office closest to your residence.
The application process involves a photo and interview session. The process from start to finish should take around 14 working days. Once the process is done, your passport will be returned, and an electronic KITAS will be sent to you.
The dependent KITAS will be valid according to your Working Visa Bali KITAS validity
From The Applicants:
From The Sponsor:
This is also to inform for the user of foreign workers in connection with the approval recommendation application for working visa wire (TA.01), especially the users whose the business line is : services, trading and consultants is conveyed as follows :
The line of business mentioned above generally do not absorb the job opportunities for Indonesian workers;
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