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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."

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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 InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Indonesia

Are you an expat working and living in Indonesia? Or are you preparing to move soon to Jakarta, Semerang or any other of the Indonesian international hotspots?

Expat life in Indonesia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the steep mountains and extensive cave systems of Kalimantan, learning how Indonesian people celebrate Chinese New Year in Indonesia, up to tasting Indonesia’s favorite dishes such as nasi goreng.

Interested in expat life around the world, though? We have additional information on dozens of countries and cities, from living in Russia to live in Brazil!

Indonesia Expat Locations

D's Place

D's Place

Restaurants & Nightlife

Ju-Ma-Na Bar

Ju-Ma-Na Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Mannekepis - Jazz - Blues Bistro

Mannekepis - Jazz - Blues Bistro

Restaurants & Nightlife

Hanashobu Japanese Noodle & Bar.

Hanashobu Japanese Noodle & Bar.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Downtown Bistro

Downtown Bistro

Restaurants & Nightlife

North Jakarta International School

North Jakarta International School

International Schools & Education

Indonesia Pusaka

Indonesia Pusaka

Expat Institutions & Clubs

Surabaya 1914 Hacienda Mexican Bar & Grill

Surabaya 1914 Hacienda Mexican Bar & Grill

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Indonesia – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Indonesia requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Indonesian expat life. Living abroad in Indonesia raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Indonesia?ʺ, ʺCan I drink tap water without boiling it first?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Jakarta should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Indonesian municipality in Medan?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Indonesia is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Indonesia aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Indonesia. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from sports and leisure, to local infrastructure or education and children, up to travel & accommodation. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺIs it difficult for expat spouses to find employment?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

We certainly provide other expat communities than our members in Indonesia with useful information on everyday life. Our guide features a range of topics, from working in Saudi Arabia to living in Japan.

Tips on living and working in Indonesia –
From doctors and dentists to car rental agencies

Moreover, our expat directory for Indonesia includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. doctors and dentists or car rental agencies. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Indonesia with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Selamat siang from our expats living and working in Indonesia.

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