Service : Indonesia Work Permit (IMTA)

Working permit (IMTA) consists of information about foreign worker, such as sponsor company, address, designation, work location and the validity of the work permit.

Foreign nationality, cannot obtain a work permit (IMTA) in the following sectors:
• Human Resources Department
(Manpower Regulation No. 40, Year 2012)


Processing time: 7 days - 10 days



However, there are certain industry areas that are regulated in detail related to the use of foreign workers in the company, this rule is contained in the Ministerial Decree.

For instance, if you work in the Oil and Gas Industry, you are also required by Regulation No. 31, Year 2013 from the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, then you cannot obtain a work permit (IMTA) in the following sectors:
• Human Resources Department
• Legal Department
• Health, Safety, and Environment Affairs
• Supply Chain Management
• Quality Control and Inspection
(Oil & Gas / ESDM Regulation No. 31, Year 2013, Article 4)

 So, if you work outside of the mentioned sectors above, you are eligible to apply for a work permit (IMTA)


During this IMTA process, Company is obligated to pay DKP TKA (Expatriate Placement Fee) of USD 100/month or USD 1,200/year to Ministry of Manpower, all in advance. The amount your company should pay will be based on expatriate’s length of stay and working period.

Example: USD 600 for a 6-month working period and USD 1,200 for a 12-month working period


Processing time: 7 days - 10 days


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