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Expat Life in Indonesia: Best and Worst

Being an expat and living in a place other than your homeland is often a good experience that will change your life. However, there will always be bumps and good roads along the way during your stay as a foreigner in Indonesia. Expat life is about what and how you make it in this beautiful archipelago. Moaning about the bumps will never help, but embracing them and ap …

Why Did These Global Brands Fail in Indonesia?

It is well known that Indonesia has always been a magnet for international brands looking to expand their global presence. Although such expansion can bring large profits, there are many critical factors both global and smaller brands should consider or avoid before they decide to expand to Indonesia. From restaurants to car manufacturers to convenient stores, ma …

8 Businesses Forbidden to Use a Virtual Office in Indonesia

Virtual offices in Indonesia have been around for more years than a lot of people realise, even before the rise of the modern digital age. As technology advances, we cannot deny that virtual offices are becoming more and more popular due to the many benefits they offer – particularly for small businesses and startups. Despite its popularity and advantages, has it eve …

101 Guide to Representative Offices in Indonesia

The advantage of setting up a representative office in Indonesia is that it is a legal entity that does not require a lot of capital. Besides, it is a much easier and quicker way to set up a business than forming a limited liability company in Indonesia. Through representative offices, foreign investors are able to develop markets, promote products, find business par …

Comparison: Limited Liability, Shelf and Offshore Companies

When starting a business in Indonesia, there are tons of things to do. You will have to raise money to have enough capital for your initial expenses, recruit employees, develop a marketing strategy, and the list goes on. However, before you could do any of that, it is critical for you to select the type of legal structure for your company. Not only that the choice y …

Know and Avoid Problems with Visa Agents in Indonesia

From the capital city to the rural regions of Indonesia, a growing number of tourists can be seen in many places in this beautiful archipelago – any time of the year. Other than just tourism itself, many foreigners also look at Indonesia as a promising country to live and work. The country’s tourism and economy is booming like never before. As a result, there are man …

Glossary: Understand Visas in Indonesia

Visas in Indonesia, like any specific subject, have its own unique set of definitions, abbreviations and terminology. It is becoming a challenge for foreigners to understand all of the visa and visa-related terms, especially when they are mostly in Indonesian. So now Cekindo compiles a list of the most useful terms and abbreviations you are likely to hear and will ne …

Why Should You Avoid Visa on Arrival in Indonesia?

Since 2015, the Indonesian government implemented a Visa-Free Policy, which means people from most countries no longer need to pay the US$35 visa-on-arrival fee. This free visa allows foreigners from many countries such as the US, Canada, the UK to stay up to 30 days within the Indonesian territory, but not a single day longer than it. The visa cannot be extended an …

Comprehensive Dictionary of Office Solutions in Indonesia

Having a basic understanding of important office solution concepts before you start the office solution rental process will give you peace of mind now. It will also definitely save you a fortune in the future. Here are a comprehensive dictionary of office solution terms you should know before you start looking for an office to rent in Indonesia -- to make life a littl …

Insider Tips When Overstay a Visa in Indonesia

You may know what a border run is -- a quick crossing of the international border to reset a visa. However, what happens if you overstay your visa in Indonesia? Or your visa is about to expire when you have no time to renew it? Since not all visas can be done with a simple border run, the answer depends greatly on numerous key factors, for instances, the country of p …

Obligatory Organizational Structure of Indonesian Companies

While most foreign entrepreneurs may feel like they have a good grasp on the requirements when starting a company in Indonesia, it is important to understand the required organizational structures, leadership approach, responsibilities and good corporate governance. Some essential questions to ask are as follows: What are the roles of the director and commiss …

Register Your Business in Indonesia Online: It Is Possible

Indonesia is consistently working on being Southeast Asia’s best place to do business. Now you can register a company in Indonesia online. The online system is called Online Single Submission (OSS), and it permits some processes such as location permit, building permit and environmental permit to be done online. The government through the Coordinating Ministry for Ec …

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