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26 year anniversary



We celebrated our 26th anniversary on September 1, 2023. The Living in Indonesia website has now been online helping expats for 26+ years! It's been our pleasure to help literally hundreds of thousands of expats ease their transition to their new lives in Indonesia!



Expat community News in Indonesia - franchise

Are you too busy to surf the site often to find out what new articles on living in Indonesia have been posted? Bookmark this page and come back to see what's new ... it's all here!


New regulations have been issued regarding visas - Peraturan Hukum dan Hak Asasi Manusia Repblik Indonesia No. 22 Tahun 2023 tentang Visa dan Izin Tinggal - Indonesian August 23, 2023

International SOS is currently offering these special programs to help ensure your family's health and well being: HPV Vaccination Gardasil 9, Rabies Vaccination, and Hepatitis B consultation + screening and vaccination package. Visit their website for more information. August 29, 2023

Want to know how bad the air pollution is in Indonesia? See IQAir's current Air Quality Index for major cities in Indonesia. August 14, 2023

The PeduliLindungi App has transitioned to SatuSehat. This app is used for travelers to input Covid vaccine information. August 7, 2023

Thanks to our sponsor Forte Executive Consulting for providing this Interview Guide for Job Applicants to help visitors to our site who are looking for a job in Indonesia. June 27, 2023

New "Golden Visa" is being discussed by the goverment to allow prolonged stays of 5-10 years for talented foreigners working in digital entrepreneurship-related fields ... we'll post more information if it's passed. June 27, 2023

Did you find a needed update on this site? We update various bits of info on a daily basis, but it's impossible to stay on top of 1,200+ articles by ourselves. If you find something that is out of date, or inaccurate please let us know so that we can get it up to date!

Visa-Free entry rules have changed. They are now only available to citizens of ASEAN-member nations. See what options are now available for tourist on our Visas and Documentation page. June 24, 2023

We've posted the requirements for the Second Home Visa (the new form of Retirement visa) to our Retirement page. May 21, 2023

Welcome to our newest sponsor - The American Club (AECRA) - for decades this oasis of relaxation and sports has welcomed the expatriate community as members to enjoy its tennis, gym, squash, basketball and pool facilities. February 68, 2023

In the light of increasing inquiries for information on expatriate communities Outside Jakarta, we continue to gather more information for visitors to this site. If you live in a city outside Jakarta, consider contacting us about expat living your town so that we can share your insights with future expatriate residents. They'll sincerely appreciate your help.

We are continuously working on updating ALL of our community organization information pages as we know that many expats leave throughout the year and club leadership positions change. If you are a member of a expat community organization in Indonesia, can we ask your help to check the listings for the groups you belong to, to see if our contact information should be updated. If so, please write to us with the changes.

Check out the many great books on Indonesia - Fiction, Non-Fiction and Community Publications on the Recommended Publications page.

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Last updated August 31, 2023