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Henrik Olsen

Living in Indonesia, from Norway

"I was amazed how many other members in Jakarta share the same interests as me. And some of them come from Norway, too ! "

Megan Turner

Living in Indonesia, from USA

"It's a really helpful site: Via InterNations, we found an international playgroup for our kids (6 and 8 years old) here in Jakarta."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Indonesia

  • Join our community and get to know members of Indonesia’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Indonesian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Jakarta, Semerang and many other regions

The Expat Indonesia Chapter welcomes you!

Selamat siang and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in Indonesia! Our international network caters to your specific needs and supports you in relocating to and putting down roots in Indonesia. Living abroad in a foreign country is definitely a great intercultural experience, but typically brings up a lot of questions for expatriates Indonesia: ʺWhat is the best international school for my kids in Indonesia?ʺ, ʺHow do I find a job for my spouse in Medan?ʺ or ʺWhere in Jakarta can I meet fellow expats and compatriots from my home country?” Just to name a few examples…

InterNations aim is to help you, as an expatriate, in becoming part of the Indonesia expat community and exploring the Indonesian way of life in all its aspects: From enjoying the traditional nasi goreng to celebrating Chinese New Year in Indonesia.

Next to Indonesia we host several more communities in Asia & Oceania, e.g., our network of China Expat. Or you might be interested in our Expat Saudi Arabia community which is also fairly active.

Our Support for Indonesia Expatriates

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Indonesia Expatriates Network

Find and get to know like-minded expatriates residing in Indonesia, their partners and families.

Indonesia Guide for Expats

Indonesia Expat Guide

Expat Forum Indonesia

Obtain trustworthy advice and local insight from fellow members in our Indonesia expat forums.

Indonesia Expat Forum

Indonesia Events for Expatriates

Meet up with expatriates of diverse backgrounds and nationalities at our regular InterNations Events.

Indonesia Expat Events

Enjoy the Indonesia Expats Living

With attractions ranging from wild and rugged Sumatra to Java's cultural treasures, Indonesia fascinates expatriates and globetrotters of many nationalities every year. The sizable expat Indonesia community is, however, mostly drawn to the country by the urban growth of Jakarta and its political as well as economic opportunities, e.g. in the petro sector. Whether you move to and live in Indonesia for professional or private reasons, you’ll surely take with you lifelong memories of great international experiences and intercultural exchange.

Interested to take a world tour? Then have a look at our chapter for Expats Portugal to receive an impression of InterNations worldwide. Or you could take a peek at our community for Expat Peru instead!

The Place to meet friendly Expatriates in Indonesia

In our private network, you can easily get to know fellow expatriates in Indonesia in a casual way – within a safe, invitation-only environment where trustworthiness and respectful behavior are key. Ask our helpful and friendly expat members for advice from Indonesia’s international community, e.g. with regard to getting a residence permit. Furthermore, you’ll meet with other expatriates in Indonesia at our high-class InterNations Events – mixing and mingling in hotspots like Medan or Semerang, for all internationals belonging to the Indonesia expat community.

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