Looking for Japanese Expats in Indonesia?

  • Connect with fellow Japanese in Indonesia

  • Get information in our Indonesia guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life 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 !

InterNations – The Place for Japanese Living in Indonesia

Want to connect with the expat community of Japanese in Indonesia? Looking for Japanese compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Japanese expats to go on an excursion to the steep mountains and extensive cave systems of Kalimantan with?

InterNations Indonesia offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Indonesia or are still in Japan planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Japanese expats in Indonesia is going very strong, with members having roots all across Japan - from Sapporo, over the Kansai Region to Tokyo.

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    From Japan, living in Jakarta
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    From Japan, living in Jakarta
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    From Japan, living in Jakarta
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    From Japan, living in Jakarta
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    From Japan, living in Jakarta

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

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Forum Posts by Japanese in Indonesia

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  • Any "Indonesian" cooking classes or schools?
    3 replies
    Sep 30, 3:00 PM
    Community member

    Hi...I am in South Jakarta on an assignment. cooking is my hobby- I can teach u Indian cuisine cooking- Only vegetarian food ;) LOVE THE SMELL OF INDIAN KITCHEN- So if anyone interested then let …

  • I need a tailor
    4 replies
    Nov 12, 4:30 AM
    Community member

    My pleasure Masami!

  • Christmas market
    16 replies
    Nov 19, 4:24 AM
    Community member

    Hello, all -- There are several Malls that offer Christmas-themed events starting this weekend. One of my favorite is at Central Park Mall that they do Christmas Light-up shows in the evenings …

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Tips and Advice on Indonesia from Your Fellow Japanese Expats

Obviously, expat life in Indonesia goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Japanese is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Indonesian mentality and way of life. Japanese in Indonesia are a part of our community, calling cities such as Medan, Semerang, Jakarta, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Japanese in Jakarta, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Japanese delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Indonesian InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Japan.
  • On the Indonesia Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get sushi and sashimi in Jakarta, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Indonesia has information on the nearest Japanese embassy and many other institutions.

From the steep mountains and extensive cave systems of Kalimantan to the ricelands, coffee plantations and volcanoes of Java, you can meet supportive and friendly Japanese expats in Indonesia on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Japanese in Indonesia

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Indonesia. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Indonesian nasi goreng, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Jakarta’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Indonesia? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see wild and rugged Sumatra and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Japan and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Konbanwa from our Japanese living in Indonesia!