Work Permit (ITAS)

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Foreigners need to apply for a limited stay permit (VITAS) followed by a work stay permit (ITAS KERJA) to carry on with employment in Indonesia.

Application Procedure:

  • Submit the visa application at the Indonesian consulate, with RPTKA & TA-01 Recommendation.
  • Get the fee payment done and attend the interview.
  • The limited stay permit (VITAS) will be issued on basis of the notification from IMTA along with the issue of online ITAS (Work stay permit).
  • The validity of your VITAS will adjust to the maximum duration of stay granted for your position.

Note: The following countries will require a calling visa (prior approval for ITAS KERJA) - Afghanistan, Guinea, Israel, North Korea, Cameroon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia. Please contact the consulate of your home country for more details.



12 months min.



60 Month(s)



110 (approx.)


P. Residency

60 Month(s)


Processing time

10 weeks max.




What are eligibility requirements for the Work Permit (ITAS)?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport.
  • You must possess the education related to the job offered in Indonesia.
  • You must have an employment contract from employer in Indonesia.
  • You must have at least 5 years of experience in the related field or a certificate of competence.
  • You must have a valid health insurance to cover your stay in Indonesia.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Work Permit (ITAS)?

8 Document Required

  • Copy of passport bio page.
  • Application form, filled and signed.
  • Educational certificates (like diploma).
  • CV and reference letter from previous employers.
  • Copy of employment contract.
  • Experience certificate or Certificate of Competence.
  • Receipt of payment of VITAS and DKP-TKA.
  • Additional documents may be required depending on the profession.

Talent Migration data for Indonesia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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