Indonesia

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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 ! "

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."

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.

Meet other Japanese at our events in Indonesia

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

Find More Information in Our Indonesia Expat Guides

  • 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!

Forum Posts by Japanese in Indonesia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Japanese in our Indonesia expat forums.

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!