Indonesian Legal & Corporate Services

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Complete Indonesian PMA company including all foreign investment approvals, articles of incorporation, government registrations, local licensing, tax numbers. 100% foreign-owned companies are now possible in many fields of business.

Fee includes:

  • Investment Permit – Document research, review & preparation, investment approval permit.
  • Company Incorporation – Preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Deed of Establishment.
  • Operating Licenses & Other Permits – Domicile Certificate, NPWP – Tax Number/s, TDP - Company Registration, document submission & follow-up. Note: Additional fees for payment of local licences and permits may be required for areas outside of Jakarta.
  • English Translations of all important company documents.
  • Bank Account assistance for opening new accounts.
  • Free Single Entry Business Visa Sponsorships, if required, while company establishment is in progress.
  • Free Advice on matters such as Staff Recruitment, and Community and Government Relations.

Permanent Business License (IUT) After obtaining principal license, PMA companies are obliged to process a permanent business license (IUT). This license is required to process other specific permits, such as import permits (API-U). Fixed cost is US$447.

Nominee Shareholder Services: In the event that you wish to engage in one of the specific business sectors where Indonesian shareholding is mandatory, Okusi can provide a professional shareholder — a company, not a person — to hold these shares for you until such time as you might find a true Indonesian partner. Fixed cost is US$678/year. See Professional Shareholder Service for full information.

Company Domicile Services: Okusi provides company domicile services in Jakarta, with an address in the center of the city, starting from just US$1,914/year. See Company Domicile Services for full information.

Note: Okusi Associates is prepared to take over partially-completed Indonesian company establishment processes, in most cases. Please call if you've found yourself in this situation.

Terms: 50% advance payment, balance upon issuance of company Deed of Establishment.

Need space for your company? Okusi can provide shared office space along with a Registered Company Address for your company. Includes:

  • company domicile at well-known central street addresses in Jakarta,
  • automated notification of events affecting your company;
  • point-of-contact for official communications;
  • mail collection and forwarding by email;
  • zero-activity tax reporting (monthly and annual). Note: Once companies domiciled with Okusi Associates become active (trading), they will be required to demonstrate that they are undertaking their reporting responsibilities to the tax office. Okusi Associates provides tax reporting services to co-domiciled companies for free until such time as they become active ("zero-activity reporting").

Terms: Yearly in advance.

Establish your Indonesian company in Bali, Indonesia's tourism center.

Complete Indonesian PMA company including all foreign investment approvals, articles of incorporation, government registrations, local licensing, tax numbers. 100% foreign-owned companies are now possible in many fields of business.

Fee includes:

  • Investment Permit – Document research, review & preparation, investment approval permit.
  • Company Incorporation – Preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Deed of Establishment.
  • Operating Licenses & Other Permits – Domicile Certificate, NPWP – Tax Number/s, TDP - Company Registration, document submission & follow-up.
  • English Translations of all important company documents.
  • Bank Account assistance for opening new accounts.
  • Free Single Entry Business Visa Sponsorships, if required, while company establishment is in progress.
  • Free Advice on matters such as Staff Recruitment, and Community and Government Relations.

Permanent Business License (IUT) After obtaining principal license, PMA companies are obliged to process a permanent business license (IUT). This license is required to process other specific permits, such as import permits (API-U). Fixed cost is US$447.

Nominee Shareholder Services: In the event that you wish to engage in one of the specific business sectors where Indonesian shareholding is mandatory, Okusi can provide a professional shareholder — a company, not a person — to hold these shares for you until such time as you might find a true Indonesian partner. Fixed cost is US$678/year. See Professional Shareholder Service for full information.

Company Domicile Services: Okusi provides company domicile services in Bali from its permanent branch office located in Kuta, just US$1,914/year. See Company Domicile Service - Shared Office Bali for full information.

Note: Okusi Associates is prepared to take over partially-completed Indonesian company establishment processes, in most cases. Please call if you've found yourself in this situation.

Terms: 50% advance payment, balance upon issuance of company Deed of Establishment.

Establish your Indonesian company in Batam, just 40 minutes by ferry to downtown Singapore. Companies here enjoy tax breaks on VAT and some import duties.

Complete Indonesian PMA company including all foreign investment approvals, articles of incorporation, government registrations, local licensing, tax numbers. 100% foreign-owned companies are now possible in many fields of business.

Fee includes:

  • Investment Permit – Document research, review & preparation, investment approval permit.
  • Company Incorporation – Preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Deed of Establishment.
  • Operating Licenses & Other Permits – Domicile Certificate, NPWP – Tax Number/s, TDP - Company Registration, document submission & follow-up.
  • English Translations of all important company documents.
  • Bank Account assistance for opening new accounts.
  • Free Single Entry Business Visa Sponsorships, if required, while company establishment is in progress.
  • Free Advice on matters such as Staff Recruitment, and Community and Government Relations.

Permanent Business License (IUT) After obtaining principal license, PMA companies are obliged to process a permanent business license (IUT). This license is required to process other specific permits, such as import permits (API-U). Fixed cost is US$447.

Nominee Shareholder Services: In the event that you wish to engage in one of the specific business sectors where Indonesian shareholding is mandatory, Okusi can provide a professional shareholder — a company, not a person — to hold these shares for you until such time as you might find a true Indonesian partner. Fixed cost is US$678/year. See Professional Shareholder Service for full information.

Company Domicile Services: If required, Okusi provides company domicile services in Batam from its permanent branch office located in the Harbour Bay Complex, just US$725/year. See Company Domicile Services Batam for full information.

Note: Okusi Associates is prepared to take over partially-completed Indonesian company establishment processes, in most cases. Please call if you've found yourself in this situation.

Terms: 50% advance payment, balance upon issuance of company Deed of Establishment.

Complete Indonesian local incorporated company including business licences, articles of incorporation, government registrations, local licensing, tax numbers, translations.

Note that local companies require 100% Indonesian shareholding, as well as an Indonesian director and chairman.

Fee includes:

  • Company Incorporation – Preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Proof of Deposit of Capital, Deed of Establishment, Gazetting of Articles of Incorporation.
  • Operating Licenses & Other Permits – Domicile Certificate, NPWP – Tax Number/s, TDP - Company Registration, document submission and follow-up. Note: Additional fees for payment of local licences and permits may be required for areas outside of Jakarta.
  • English Translations of all important company documents provided.
  • Bank Account assistance for opening new accounts.

Professional Shareholder Services for foreigners: Okusi can provide professional shareholders for foreigners who wish to have indirect beneficial ownership of shares in local companies. Okusi professional shareholders are companies, not persons. Fixed cost is US$678/year.

Terms: Payment in advance.

Does your business need a space? Okusi can provide shared office space along with a Registered Company Address for your company, which includes:

  • company domicile at well-known central street addresses in Bali,
  • automated notification of events affecting your company;
  • mail collection and forwarding by email;
  • zero-activity tax reporting (monthly and annual). Note: Once companies domiciled with Okusi Associates become active (trading), they will be required to demonstrate that they are undertaking their reporting responsibilities to the Tax Office. Okusi Associates provides tax reporting services to co-domiciled companies for free until such time as they become active ("zero-activity reporting").

Terms: Yearly in advance.

Complete Indonesian local incorporated company including business licenses, articles of incorporation, government registrations, tax numbers, translations. Note that local companies require 100% Indonesian shareholding, as well as an Indonesian director and chairman.

Fee includes:

  • Company Incorporation – Preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Proof of Deposit of Capital, Deed of Establishment, Gazetting of Articles of Incorporation.
  • Operating Licenses & Other Permits – Domicile Certificate, NPWP – Tax Number/s, TDP - Company Registration, document submission & follow-up. Note: Additional fees for payment of local licenses and permits be required in Bali.
  • English Translations of all important company documents provided.
  • Bank Account assistance for opening new accounts.

Professional Shareholder Services for foreigners: Okusi can provide professional shareholders for foreigners who wish to have indirect beneficial ownership of shares in local companies. Okusi professional shareholders are companies, not persons. Fixed cost is US$678/year.

Terms: Payment in advance.

Don't have an address for your company? Okusi Associates can provide a domicile address (Registered Company Address), which includes:

  • company domicile at well-known central street addresses;
  • automated notification of events affecting your company;
  • point-of-contact for official communications;
  • mail collection and forwarding by email;
  • zero-activity tax reporting (monthly and annual). Note: Once companies domiciled with Okusi Associates become active (trading), they will be required to demonstrate that they are undertaking their reporting responsibilities to the Tax Office. Okusi Associates provides tax reporting services to co-domiciled companies for free until such time as they become active ("zero-activity reporting").

Terms: Yearly in advance.

Okusi has available PMA shelf companies for various specific fields of business, which are set up and ready to go.

Price includes all government approvals, registrations of share transfer, change of domicile address (if required), and name change (if required).

When enquiring please inform us of the type of business you would like to undertake in Indonesia. Shelf companies are specific for a field of business.

For certain fields of business on the negative list (DNI) Indonesian shareholders may still be required. Okusi can provide professional shareholders where necessary.

Professional Shareholder Services: Certain fields of business activity in Indonesia are restricted for foreign investment, requiring Indonesian shareholders. If you do not yet have an Indonesian partner but want to get started in business straight away, then Okusi can provide a professional shareholder for an additional cost of US$678/year. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Professional Director Services: Foreign persons wishing to become directors of Indonesian companies are obliged to obtain a residence visa and work permit ("KITAS"). If you would prefer Okusi to provide a professional director there is an additional cost of US$758/year. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Professional Chairman Services: All Indonesian companies are required to have a chairman (Komisaris), who is non-executive and acts as a supervisor of the director. If you would prefer Okusi to provide a professional chairman there is an additional cost of US$478/year.

Terms: Payment in advance.

Foreign companies who wish to undertake research or marketing in Indonesia can open a representative office.

Note that Indonesian representative offices cannot conduct trading activities nor issue invoices. For this a PMA Company is required.)

Includes the following documents/services:

  • Foreign Representative Office License
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Tax Registration
  • Certificate of Business Registration
  • English Translations of relevant documents
  • Assistance with Bank Account opening

Terms: Payment in advance.

Protecting your company's brand for the products and services it offers is very important, especially in Indonesia. Note that brands and trademarks can only be registered in the name of Indonesian citizens or Indonesian registered companies (such as an Indonesian PMA Company.

Choose your trademark class/s here.

Registering an Indonesian trademark will strengthen your company's identity and protect it from misuse by copy-cats and third parties.

Trademarks can include words, pictures, product and service names, and slogans.

Registering an Indonesian trademark will:

  • prove that the brand is legally yours.
  • give you exclusive right to use the mark
  • stops others from using the same or a similar brand.
  • strengthen your company's legitimacy and credibility.

Terms: Payment in advance. Please contact us first to discuss requirements.

As time goes on you may need to make changes to your company, including amendments to the directors, share owners, capital structure. All notarial aspects are handled in-house.

  • Change of Director/Chairman
  • Change to Company Shareholding/Ownership
  • Changes to Fields of Business
  • Establishment of Company Branch Office
  • Change to Company Domicile
  • Changes in Capital Structure (authorised capital, paid up capital)
  • Change of Company Name
  • Professional Shareholder Agreements
  • Company Closure
  • Conversion of PMA to Local Company or Local Company to PMA

Please contact us directly to discuss your needs.

In the event that you wish to engage in one of the few business sectors that require Indonesian shareholding, Okusi can provide a professional shareholder — a company, not a person — to hold these shares for you until such time as you might find a true Indonesian partner.

Service includes the provision of declaration of trust — fully notarized — that ensures that the beneficiary maintains full control of the shares, including voting rights and dividend payments . The beneficiary may transfer the shares at any time.

Note that this service is not for the purpose of anonymising ownership of an Indonesian company. Wherever required, Okusi will disclose beneficial ownership of shares to relevant government departments, in particular, the Indonesian Tax Office. Clients engaging an Okusi professional shareholder must also use Okusi's accounting and tax reporting services.

Terms: Yearly in advance.

Accurate English⇌Indonesian sworn translations of all kinds of legal documents.

Bulk translations (books, long contracts, legislation) by arrangement.

Terms: In general, 50% advance payment on estimated cost, with balance payable on completion. Please contact to discuss requirements.


Indonesian Immigration & Work Permits

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A work permit and residence visa is compulsory for all foreign workers working in Indonesia. If you already have a company that is capable of sponsoring you, then you can arrange a work permit ("IMTA") and residence visa ("KITAS") that will enable you to work legally.

The residence visa and work permit is valid for a period of one year, depending upon the nature of the employment, and can be extended for four times.

This is a complete package, and includes the following documents:

  • RPTKA – Foreign Worker Placement Plan & Work Permit Approval from Ministry of Manpower.
  • Working Visa & Work Permit – KITAS, IMTA, Foreign Workers Report.
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits – SKTT, STM, LK, etc.
  • "Skills & Development Fund" levy (Compulsory US$1,200 payable to the Ministry of Manpower).

NPWP (Tax ID Number) is mandatory when you are resident in Indonesia more than 183 days within a calendar year. There is a fee of US$48 for processing the NPWP if this is required.

Terms: Payment in advance.

Wives and children of Work Permit holders may apply for a KITAS to enable them to reside legally in Indonesia. This KITAS does not entitle the holder to work in Indonesia. Package includes:

  • KITAS
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits – SKTT, STM.

Terms: Payment in advance.

A Multiple Entry Business Visa (MEBV) is for business visits to Indonesia, including such things as meetings, training, gatherings, seminars, etc.. The MEBV is not for working. (For working visas, see Work Permit/Residence Visa.)

The Multiple Entry Business Visa is valid for one year, for stays not exceeding 60 days per visit.

This type of visa must be sponsored by a properly constituted Indonesian legal entity (such as an Indonesian company).

Terms: Payment in advance.

Are you having immigration or work permit hassle? Do you feel you need representation? Immigration problems can happen in Indonesia, either as a result of misunderstanding, or in some cases malice. Call us.

Terms: Payment in advance.

A work permit and residence visa is compulsory for all foreign workers working in Bali. If you already have a company that is capable of sponsoring you, then you can arrange a work permit ("IMTA") and residence visa ("KITAS") that will enable you to work legally.

The residence visa and work permit is valid for a period of one year, depending upon the nature of the employment, and can be extended for four times.

This is a complete package, and includes the following documents:

  • RPTKA – Foreign Worker Placement Plan & Work Permit Approval from Ministry of Manpower.
  • Working Visa & Work Permit – KITAS, IMTA, Foreign Workers Report.
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits – SKTT, STM.
  • "Skills & Development Fund" levy (Compulsory US$1,200 payable to the Ministry of Manpower).

NPWP (Tax ID Number) is mandatory when you are resident in Bali more than 183 days within a calendar year. There is a fee of US$48 for processing the NPWP if this is required.

Terms: Payment in advance.

A work permit and residence visa is compulsory for all foreign workers working in Batam. If you already have a company that is capable of sponsoring you, then you can arrange a work permit ("IMTA") and residence visa ("KITAS") that will enable you to work legally.

The residence visa and work permit is valid for a period of one year, depending upon the nature of the employment, and can be extended for four times.

This is a complete package, and includes the following documents:

  • RPTKA – Foreign Worker Placement Plan & Work Permit Approval from Ministry of Manpower.
  • Working Visa & Work Permit – KITAS, IMTA, Foreign Workers Report.
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits – SKTT, STM.
  • "Skills & Development Fund" levy (Compulsory US$1,200 payable to the Ministry of Manpower).
  • Smart Card is an Easy Way for frequent travellers at the Immigration Check Points, where the card holder doesn’t need to fill in the Disambarkation / Embarkation Card, no need to stamp passport, all immigration processes will be done at the Autogates. SEZ have Autogates at 8 seaports within Riau islands.

NPWP (Tax ID Number) is mandatory when you are resident in Batam more than 183 days within a calendar year. There is a fee of US$48 for processing the NPWP if this is required.

Terms: Payment in advance.

Are you retired and want to live in Indonesia? If you are over 55 and no longer working you can obtain an Indonesian Retirement visa. This is valid for one year and can be extended four times.

Note that Retirement Visas can only be obtained for the following locations: Jakarta and surrounding areas, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Bali.

The documents to be obtained are as follows:

  • KITAS 1 (one) year validity
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits - SKTT and STM

Terms: Payment in advance.

A residence visa is a requirement for foreign nationals living long-term in Indonesia. If you are a man legally married to an Indonesian woman, you can get a residence permit for a period of one year, and this can be renewed four times. Note that this does not entitle you to work in Indonesia.

Documents to be obtained are:

  • KITAS 1 (one) year validity
  • Multiple Exit Re-entry Permit
  • Other Permits - SKTT and STM

Terms: Payment in advance.


Indonesian Accountancy & Tax Reporting

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Our accountancy and taxation services are not only suited to established companies, but also companies which are just started out in Indonesia, or for those who do not wish to employ their own Indonesian accountancy staff.

Our basic services are comprehensive, and include the following:

  • Maintenance of General Ledger;
  • Monthly tax report preparation and submission for withholding taxes;
  • Annual Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheets), Statement of Comprehensive Income, as required by Tax Authority (additional fees will be applied for monthly statements request);
  • Annual tax report preparation and submission to Tax Authority;
  • Payroll and PPh 21 (salary tax) calculation service (up to 5 employees; additional fees will be applied for handling more employees);
  • Notification of events or issues requiring attention;
  • Ad hoc taxation advice.

Terms: Yearly payment in advance. Minimum contract period 12 months.

Our accountancy and taxation services are not only suited to established companies, but also companies which are just started out in Indonesia, or for those who do not wish to employ their own Indonesian accountancy staff.

Our basic services are comprehensive, and include the following:

  • Maintenance of General Ledger;
  • Monthly tax report preparation and submission for withholding taxes and value added taxes;
  • Annual Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheets), Statement of Comprehensive Income, as required by Tax Authority (additional fees will be applied for monthly statements request);
  • Annual Tax Report preparation and submission to Tax Authority;
  • Payroll and PPh 21 (salary tax) calculation service (up to 5 employees; additional fees will be applied for handling more employees);
  • Notification of events or issues requiring attention;
  • Ad hoc taxation advice.

Terms: Yearly payment in advance. Minimum contract period 12 months.

Okusi provides all necessary processes to comply with the Government regulation while maintaining the low cost when the Company is inactive.

Our basic services are comprehensive, and include the following:

  • Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheets), Statement of Comprehensive Income, as required by Tax Authority;
  • Annual tax report preparation and submission to Tax Authority;
  • Notification of events or issues requiring attention;
  • Ad hoc taxation advice.

For VAT Registered/PKP Company, annual fees of US$957 will be applied.

Terms: Payment in advance. Minimum contract period 12 months.

Foreign residents of Indonesia need to pay special attention to their tax compliance. It is neither difficult nor onerous, but it must be done.

The tax office is increasingly vigilant in requiring foreigners to report their income, especially where the foreigner is present in Indonesia for more than 183 days per year, OR where the foreigner is tax registered in Indonesia by virtue of their residence status (KITAS).

Terms: Payment in advance.

Payroll data is widely known as one of most sensitive factors in company operation. Company have to make sure that only handful designated personnel has legitimate access into it to assure security of this sensitive information is not compromised. On the other hand, internal control will be potentially put on considerable risk due to the nature of Information centralization, which is causing separation of task principle not clearly distinguished. Not to forget, it is also crucial for company to make sure payroll process is done precisely and in timely manner.

For that very reason, Okusi as third party will guarantee to keep your sensitive payroll information in discreet because we only keep correspondences with selected and limited personnel as agreed. To make sure monthly payroll process will be carried out with no hassle, we do have an adequate number of in-house professionals experienced to handle this task accurately and efficiently.

The following is a list of services we provide and can be tailored to meet your specific needs:

  • Pph 21/tax art 21 calculation.
  • Monthly and annual SPT/Tax Return PPh 21 preparation and submission.
  • Form 1721-A1 preparation and printing (sealed individual envelope)
  • Salary slip preparation and printing (on normal or carbonize paper) (*)
  • Salary disbursement via bank transfer (*)

We offer our annual retainer fee for only IDR 15,000,000. This is including payroll services up to 20 personnels. For handling more personnels, we ask variable fee of IDR 60,000 per personnel per month.

(*)= additional fee will be applied


Indonesian Research & Management

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Do you need reliable local information? Our research approach is by necessity multi-disciplinary, backed by decades of actual on-the-ground experience.

Okusi Associates offers a comprehensive range of Indonesia research services including market intelligence, industrial or business analysis and market research.

  • Indonesia economic and political overview – overview of the economic and political environment
  • Business sector overview – market sizing; major players and their market shares; consumer demographics and current trends
  • Sector forecasts – sector growth in terms of value and volume
  • Competitor analysis – assessment of key industry players focusing on company size, target markets, strengths and weaknesses and expansion plans
  • Customer analysis – assessment of key business customers including product or service requirements
  • Distribution and marketing analysis – distribution and marketing channels used by key players
  • Regulation analysis – analysis of regulations for a specific business sector
  • Market entry strategies – recommendations for market entry including company structure, products and services to be offered, target markets, distribution and strategies
  • Partner searches and matching
  • Financial and investment advisory services

Legal, Policy and Regulatory Issues Information on the general regulatory environment and legislation governing the marketing of products or services in a given business sector. Delivery: 10 working days.

Custom and Project Research

  • Country Background Reports
  • Political Risk Assessment
  • Industry Research
  • Community Relations
  • Government Policy Analysis

Terms: Delivery times calculated from day of receipt of full payment.

Presentations tailored to your individual requirements, essential preparation for establishing your presence in a country such as Indonesia, renowned for offering as much challenge as it does excitement and potential.

Content and format of briefings are discussed in detail in advance of the presentation.

Briefings are designed to be practical, and can cover a wide range of issues, including cultural aspects of doing business and legal issues of direct relevance to a potential investor.

Terms: Please contact to discuss your requirements.

Private adhoc consulting on matters of Indonesian business, law, customs, society and politics provided on a retainer or non-retainer basis.

Terms: Please contact to discuss your requirements.

Our project management services are recommended for large and/or complex business establishment processes in Indonesia, beyond the basic company establishment process. Such projects may involve:

  • Specialist licensing
  • Tax and accounting compliance
  • Purchase of land/property
  • Establishing factories
  • Management of import processes and making use of government incentives
  • Recruitment of personnel

In addition to the above, Okusi can also provide project management services for dealing with local governments in Indonesia, using the company's network of consultants that have established good relations with various local governments in Indonesia.

Terms: Delivery times calculated from day of receipt of full payment.

Private adhoc consulting on matters of Indonesian business, law, customs, society and politics provided on a retainer basis, by telephone or direct meeting with Okusi's most senior consultants.

Limit of 2 hours per month, with minimum 30 minutes for each call/meeting. Hours in excess of 2 hours/month are billed at concession rate of US$165/hour.

Terms: Please contact to discuss your requirements.

Affordable, fast legal status checks on Indonesian companies, both private limited and publicly listed companies. Discounts for multiple requests. Delivery: Usually within 5 working days.

Terms: Payment in advance.

A due diligence exercise is recommended when an investor wishes to acquire an Indonesian company or engage in a government project, so as to minimize potentially adverse surprises and high cost. The exercise examines all aspects relevant to the corporate action, including but not limited to:

  • Validity of business licenses
  • Land status and issues
  • Financial and tax liabilities/compliance
  • Employment (and possible termination) matters
  • Value and physical conditions of assets
  • Social acceptance of operations in the neighbourhood
  • Issues of a specific concern

Terms: Delivery times calculated from day of receipt of full payment.

Accurate English⇌Indonesian sworn translations of all kinds of legal documents.

Bulk translations (books, long contracts, legislation) by arrangement.

Terms: In general, 50% advance payment on estimated cost, with balance payable on completion. Please contact to discuss requirements.