Work Permits Indonesia

  • KITAS Applications

  • IMTA Applications

If you are looking for someone to support your work permit needs, LIs professional, efficient and cost effective approach may suit you.

The process in Indonesia may take up to 10 weeks to complete from end to end so early consultation is advised to avoid disappointment. Heavy penalties are issued by Directorate General of Immigration to anyone that is not in compliance, as all foreigners are required to have clearance by both the Department of Manpower and Transmigration and Directorate General of Immigration.

Our Work Permit (IMTA) and Working Visa (KITAS) process in Indonesia provides local entity employer with the required expertise to maximize your chances of a successful application. LI provides an easy to follow pack and consultant to guide you throughout to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible. Call us now, or contact us via the contact tab on the left for further information.

Work Permit (IMTA)

Who is it for?

  • For expert foreign workers


  • The applicant has to have an educational background related to the position going to be assumed in Indonesia
  • Documents proving the applicant have at least five years of work experience in a relevant position
  • The company has to prove that local workers do not have the foreign workers’ skills
  • Once the foreign workers apply for the IMTA, both the IMTA and the Stay Permit (KITAS) will be granted as a package unless the foreign worker is not going to be residing in Indonesia.

Brief overview of application steps

  1. Obtain the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower’s approval for the Foreign Worker Placement Plan (RPTKA) to use foreign manpower
  2. Gain notification from the Ministry of Manpower on the period the foreign worker can stay in Indonesia – where the fee payment varies with the period of stay
  3. Once the IMTA is granted, the foreign worker can legally work in Indonesia.
  4. The Limited Stay Permit (VITAS) can be issued when there is approval from the Indonesia immigration authorities, and it can be issued by the Indonesia embassy in the respective country
  5. Upon entering Indonesia with the VITAS, the foreign worker has to record his/her biometric data with the immigration office to convert the VITAS to the Limited Stay Permit Card
  6. The foreign worker has to undergo civil registration as documents such as the family card and a temporary residential card are required to live in Indonesia
Work Permit Management