Pro-Link GLOBAL Immigration Dispatch | December 6 – 12, 2016

INDONESIA | Transition to Online System Bringing Numerous Changes



The numerous recent small changes to the immigration process in Indonesia now appear to have been just a preview of more significant changes to come. Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) will reportedly transition to an online immigration processing system, and that transition has already brought changes ahead of the full implementation. Pro-Link GLOBAL expects to see frequent process changes in Indonesia over the coming months; please continue to watch our future Immigration Dispatches for updates and take note of the below.

KITAS Cards No Longer Being Issued

Some local immigration offices have already stopped issuing physical Temporary Stay Permit Cards (KITAS). Applicants are instead receiving their stay permits by email. Foreign nationals who do not receive a physical KITAS card should print a copy of their electronic KITAS to carry with their passports.