Obtaining Working Permits and Visas in Indonesia.
To stay legally within Indonesia for personal or work or you have to get a permit that is commonly referred to as a KITAS. To be eligible for a working visa KITAS, you will need to have a sponsor, which must be a company registered in Indonesia. Our team of experts in Bali can guide you through the process and ensure that your application is processed smoothly and efficiently.
Immigration & Visas
Navigating Indonesia's immigration system can be challenging due to its constantly changing regulations. At VIVO ASIA, we have a decade of experience helping foreign travelers and business owners obtain their stay and work permits with ease. Trust us to make the process hassle-free for you.
Working KITAS is for those who will work, and earn money in Indonesia. It must be sponsored by an Indonesian company (PT at least in Medium Size or PMA).
The KITAS is valid for 5 years.
Each year the visa will need to be extended. There is no need to leave the country to arrange the yearly extensions.
The KITAS is valid for 5 years
Families with this KITAS are not allowed to work in Indonesia. Family KITAS follows the sponsor’s KITAS (Working or Investor KITAS ). Your children can participate in educational facilities like schools, and courses.
The maximum age for the children registered on the KITAS is 17 years old
The KITAS is valid for 6 months and it cannot be extended.
Entertainment KITAS C312 is for those who work in the entertainment industry, such as models, film directors, film producers, cinematographers, photographers, etc.
The sponsoring company must have the relevant business license.
A Business Visa has for purpose to come to Indonesia for Business Talks and Meetings or Investment Meetings.
It cannot be used to get an employment in Indonesia.
You can stay up to 60 days and you can extend the visa 2 times for another 60 days each (total 180 days)
Which Business Visa Do You Need ?
How long does it take before I can operate my newly established company?With Vivo Asia, it takes almost 4 weeks to establish a company.
What are the essential requirements to set up a company in Bali?For company registration in Bali, you’re required to have at least two shareholders and a capital statement letter.
Can I have 100% ownership?For foreign companies in Bali, there must be a minimum of 2 shareholders. In most cases, Indonesian legislation allows 100% foreign ownership but there are some exceptions.
How many KITAS can a company sponsor?The number of KITAS you can sponsor is not regulated by law. Any shareholder who fulfills the legal requirements is entitled to receive an investor KITAS.
Is there any limitation on how many shareholders or directors the company can have?No, there is no limitation. A company can have as many shareholders or directors as they want.
Do I have to prove the capital on the company’s account for company registration in Bali?No, a capital statement letter from Vivo Asia is sufficient to register a foreign-owned company in Bali. The capital can be transferred once the company is registered and a bank account is opened.
Are tax rates different for foreign-owned companies and local companies?The tax rates for foreign-owned companies are based on the company’s revenue and profitability, just like the tax rates for local companies. Therefore, tax rates are the same for Indonesian and foreign companies.