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Henrik Olsen

Living in Jakarta, 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 Jakarta, 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 Jakarta

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Jakarta expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Jakarta
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Welcome to the Expatriates Jakarta Community!

Selamat siang and welcome to our community for Jakarta expats! Our private network helps you to settle in easily when moving to or living abroad in Jakarta: Get to know like-minded expatriates in Jakarta in a casual way, find reliable information and tips about expat life in Indonesia and meet fellow expats from Jakarta’s international community at our first-class InterNations events.

Curious to explore other communities in Asia & Oceania, e.g. our chapter for Riyadh Expatriates? Or you might think of stopping by at our Expats Amsterdam community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Jakarta Expatriates

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Jakarta Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Jakarta expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Jakarta like you.

Jakarta Guide for Expats

Jakarta Expat Guide

Expat Forum Jakarta

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Jakarta.

Jakarta Expat Forum

Jakarta Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Jakarta expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Jakarta Expat Events

Make the most of your Jakarta Expat Life

The "Big Durian" offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the most famous landmark in Jakarta, the National Monument, commissioned in 1961 to celebrate Indonesia's independence,, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of Indonesia’s Chinese New Year in Indonesia, up to getting a taste of traditional nasi goreng. The InterNations community helps you as an Jakarta expat to enjoy your expat stay in Indonesia to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Jakarta and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺIs it difficult for expat spouses to find employment?ʺ up to ʺCan I drink tap water without boiling it first?ʺ.

Become part of our Expat Jakarta Community

Our members have their roots in Italy, India, Portugal, Scandinavia and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Jakarta. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Jakarta. Next to our active online community, our members also regularly meet in real life at top-class events or go for weekend activities together, e.g. to visit Indonesia’s famous landmarks around the steep mountains and extensive cave systems of Kalimantan.

Also take a look at our network for Expatriates Khobar (Eastern Prov to experience InterNations all over the globe. Or you could take a peek at our community for Beijing Expat instead!

Please feel cordially invited to become part. Our members of the Jakarta community are open-minded, helpful and looking forward to welcome you on board. Simply request your personal invitation and you’ll be graciously received by our expat Jakarta chapter!

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