How to work legally in Indonesia
What this is all about.
To work legally in Indonesia, you must have a "Izin Mempekerjakan Tenaga Asing" (IMTA) license. Under IMTA, Indonesian immigration will issue a Limited Stay Visa (VITAS) and a Limited Stay Permit (KITAS). This article shows how to get a work permit (IMTA), including what you have to do during the process of getting the work permit and other details needed.
There are two legal instruments that has to be considered, namely the Work Permit Regulation (No. 16/2015) and its renewal in October 2015 (No. 35/2015), and the Presidential Regulation (No. 20/2018) which has just been set for Use of Foreign Workers.
The Work Permit regulation states what you need as a candidate to get a work permit (IMTA) in Indonesia. In essence, the general requirements include:
If you are a foreign investor, you should know that the rules are different. Even then, if you are a local businessperson and this is your first time, you must learn the ropes first before you begin.
So, when it comes to how to register your company in Indonesia, there are some parts that we need to go through first. Let’s begin with the first two things to consider with Indonesia company registry:
1. Placing a rental agreement.
Even when you plan to start a digital-based company, you will still need a proper location. Do not forget to consider the environmental condition, the crowds, the marketing target, and other factors related to your business.
2. The Building Permit
There are some procedures that you need to go through regarding this. Article 2 Kepgud Number 76/2000 is one of the basic examples regarding the existing laws. Your application for the building permit should be submitted to the Governor in the form of a written letter. The procedure above can also be done for other purposes, like for residential buildings, non-residential buildings, and others.
There are three steps to handle your business license:
1. Preparing your business.
Six things to prepare for your business include your business license, determining your business location, the procurement for your business facilities and raw materials production, HR (human resources) recruitment and acceleration, and business administration.
2. Creating your business place license and nuisance license.
To obtain your Business Place License (SITU) and also Nuisance License, there are two things that you need to do:
3. Creating your company’s account number.
So many new entrepreneurs make the mistake of mixing the finances of their company with their personal needs into one bank account. Not only this will be dangerous for their future financial stability, but this will also make them look unprofessional.
Create your company’s bank account number separately from your personal one. After that, make a capital deposit and submit its proof. Follow all procedures before you make the deed of the company’s incorporation.
To design your corporate logo and brand, they must include:
Last but not least, your Indonesia company registry must involve creating your company’s tax number ID or NPWP (Nomor Pokok Wajib Pajak). You must register your company as Taxable Entrepreneur or PKP (Pengusaha Kena Pajak). The will also give you a Taxable Entrepreneur Confirmation Number or NPPKP (Nomor Pokok Pengusaha Kena Pajak).
All costs and terms.
Indonesia has strict regulations regarding set up a PT for foreigners, but it is quite easy for Indonesians to make PT. We want to really simplify the process of making PT in Indonesia. We proudly say that we are a professional team that will handle the entire complicated process.
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In addition to the establishment of PT and CV, which is no less important in establishing a company in Indonesia is in the procurement of offices as a place of activity of the Company.
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