KITAS work visa (Kartu Izin Tinggal Terbatas, KITAS)
If you are going to work or earn income in Indonesia, you need to get a work visa. KITAS work visa allows foreign citizens to work officially in Indonesia.
Without this permit, you are not allowed to work and earn money in Indonesia.
A work visa is issued for a specific position in a particular company, so it is not possible to get a work permit before getting employment. You are not allowed to work for multiple companies or in different positions at the same time. Also, many vacancies are completely closed to foreigners.
A work permit can be issued for different periods, can be extended or not. It depends on various factors. The validity period is 6 or 12 months.
This permit is valid for the same period as a multiple-entry visa.
You can leave the country and return as many times as you need. KITAS will not be canceled.
In some cases, you can apply for a 5-year work visa, which is renewed annually. At the moment, this 5-year KITAS can only be obtained in the following situation:
How to obtain a work visa in Indonesia
The procedure for obtaining KITAS type 312 work visa comprises 3 stages, which will take about 2 months in total.
Obtaining a work permit and an electronic visa (E-Visa)
We will prepare all the documents and get you a work permit
and an electronic visa (E-visa)
Documents required from the applicant
Documents of the sponsor company
Detailed information about the foreign applicant:
Extension and closure of working KITAS type 312
The extension procedure must start no later than 2 months before the visa expires.
The required documents are the same as for the first issue.
If you have KITAS for 6 months,
you must leave the country within these 6 months.
If you had a vacation during this period, there may be exceptions.
If you have received a KITAS for 1 year, you must apply for the closure of this KITAS before you leave the country.
Multi-KITAS work permit, registration of all documents — IDR 12.000.000.
State tax — USD 1.200 for 12 months or USD 600 for 6 months.
The consular fee is USD 150.
It is possible to speed up the registration process.
Extension for a new term — IDR 8.000.000.