Category: Visas and permits

Breaking: New Positions Open for Foreign Workers in Indonesia

As of August 27, 2019, the Indonesian Government has taken another step on a path towards a more open environment for international business and foreign investment. A new set of regulations lifts restrictions on a wide variety of positions that foreigners can hold in all business classifications. In this article, we elaborate on what changed […]

Indonesia Visa Overstay Fine Rises Sharply from May 2019

Are you in a situation where your stay permit in Indonesia is about to expire? Or your visa in Indonesia has already expired, but you haven’t left the country? Make sure to get your visa documentation in order as soon as possible as Indonesia has significantly raised the daily penalty for overstaying a visa in […]

Guide to Limited Stay Permit KITAS in Indonesia

If you are planning to work in Indonesia or stay in Indonesia for longer than a few months, you need a limited stay permit (KITAS). This article will guide you through the different options for getting a KITAS in Indonesia as well as explain the process for obtaining a working KITAS. As a bonus, you […]

What to Do When You Are Having Visa Problems in Bali

In 2017, Joseph (43, Canada) and Hald (29, Denmark) were working as diving instructors in Singaraja, Northern Bali. Their tropical dream job got an abrupt end when the couple was arrested for violating their residence permits (KITAS) and were soon after deported from Indonesia. According to the local officials, the two expats had work permits […]

How to Get a KITAS Using an Employer of Record Service in Bali

If you want to stay in Bali for a longer term, you need a temporary residence permit, also known as a KITAS. There are three most common types of KITAS in Indonesia: KITAS sponsored by an Indonesian spouse Retirement KITAS for people who are 55 or older KITAS sponsored by an Indonesian entity But, how […]

Employing Foreign Workers in Vietnam

Most foreign companies registered in Vietnam also want to hire foreign nationals. In this article, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about employing foreign workers in Vietnam and explain how to find the best candidates for you. Which positions can foreign workers hold in Vietnam? There are no regulations that specify the ratio […]

Why You Need to Apply for an Exit Permit Only/EPO in Indonesia

If you are a foreigner holding a temporary stay permit (KITAS) in Indonesia, keep in mind that you must apply for an Exit Permit Only (EPO) if you change jobs, leave Indonesia or shift from one form of KITAS to another. Not doing so can lead to complications such as refusal to allow you to […]

Work Permit Regulations In Indonesia

To work legally in Indonesia, you previously needed to have a work permit (IMTA), which is now replaced with a notification from the Ministry of Manpower. Based on that, the Indonesian Immigration will issue your limited stay permit (VITAS) and the Electronic limited stay permit (ITAS). This article demonstrates the new process of obtaining a […]

How to Get a Business Visa in Pakistan?

Getting a business visa in Pakistan is one of the easiest ways to stay in the country for extended periods of time. This article shares what can you do with a business visa, how to get it, and what are the requirements. What can you do with a business visa in Pakistan? In Pakistan, holding […]

How to Get a Business Visa in Bangladesh?

Bangladesh business visa is a convenient way to stay in Bangladesh for extended periods. It is solely intended for business activities such as conducting feasibility studies and setting up a new business. One of the main benefits of a business visa is that it allows the holder to stay for six months, with a further […]