Indonesia

Living and
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Henrik Olsen

"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

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

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.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Indonesia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Russia to living in Brazil.

Top Articles in the Indonesia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Indonesia

    Are you considering moving to Indonesia? If you would like this beautiful archipelago to become your new home, there are a few things to keep in mind. Relocating to Indonesia requires most people to be open-minded and ready for adventure. Read on to find out more about Indonesia in our expat guide, from housing to healthcare.
  • Living in Indonesia

    Are you planning on living in Indonesia? Indonesia is an amazing country full of cultural and natural highlights. If you are considering living in Indonesia as an expatriate, read our guide for more information on Indonesia’s various regions, transportation, visa options and more.
  • Working in Indonesia

    Are you thinking of packing up your bags in order to start working in Indonesia? It’s always easier to move abroad with a job lined up. So if this is your dream, read on for tips on the economy, job opportunities and social security so that you can successfully embark on your next adventure in Indonesia!

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.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Indonesia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in Saudi Arabia or 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.

Henrik Olsen

"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

"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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