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Stay Permit Conversion

STAY PERMIT CONVERSION

GENERAL

Convertible Stay Permits include:

  1. Visit Permit to Limited Stay Permit
  2. Limited Stay Permit to Permanent Stay Permit
Stay permit conversion is determined through Ministerial Decree

REQUIREMENTS

  • Visit Permit to Limited Stay Permit
    1. Application for converting visit permit to limited stay permit is submitted since the foreigner is in the territory of Indonesia.
    2. Visit permit to limited stay permit conversion can be granted to the foreigners with the following purposes:
      1. Investment
      2. Expert
      3. Clergy
      4. Education/Training
      5. Scientific research
      6. Joining Indonesian spouse
      7. Joining spouse holding limited or permanent stay permit
      8. Joining Indonesian parent for foreign children who have legal family relationship
      9. Joining parent(s) holding limited or permanent stay permit for children under 18 years old and unmarried.
      10. Benefit reason for the welfare of community and/or humanity after receiving Ministerial considerations
      11. Repatriation, and/or
      12. Senior citizen tourists
    3. Requirements for investor, working as an expert and clergy:
      1. Letter of Guarantor
      2. Original and copy of valid passport
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Recommendation letter from relevant ministry or non-ministerial government agencies
      5. Rencana Penggunaan Tenaga Kerja Asing (RPTKA) (Foreign Manpower Utilization Plan)
    4. Requirements for education/training and scientific research:
      1. Letter of Guarantor
      2. Original and copy of valid passport
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Recommendation letter from relevant ministry or non-ministerial government agencies
      5. Recommendation letter to study/training/conduct scientific research from authorized institutions (Kemendikbud or LIPI)
    5. Children born in Indonesia territory whose parents are limited stay permit holders:
      1. Letter of Guarantor
      2. Original and copy of valid passport
      3. Copy of Birth Certificate
      4. Copy of Marriage Certificate
      5. Copy of valid passport of father and/or mother
      6. Copy of valid limited stay permit of father and/or mother
    6. Foreigners legally marry to Indonesians:
      1. Original and copy of valid passport
      2. Application letter from Indonesian spouse
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Copy of marriage certificate
      5. Copy of marriage report from Civil Registry Office for overseas marriage
      6. Copy of Indonesian spouse’s E-KTP
      7. Copy of Indonesian spouse’s family register certificate
    7. Foreigners children from legal marriage with Indonesian:
      1. Original and copy of passport
      2. Application letter from Indonesian parent
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Copy of birth certificate
      5. Copy of marriage certificate
      6. Copy of Indonesian parent’s valid E-KTP
      7. Copy of Indonesian parent’s family register certificate
    8. Foreigners join spouse holding limited stay permit:
      1. Original and copy of passport
      2. Letter of Guarantor
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Copy of Marriage Certificate or Book
      5. Copy of spouse’s limited stay permit
    9. Foreign children joins their legally Indonesian parents:
      1. Original and copy of valid passport
      2. Application letter from legally Indonesian parents
      3. Letter of guarantor
      4. Certificate of domicile
      5. Birth certificate
      6. Copy of parents’ marriage certificate
      7. Copy of Indonesian parents’ valid E-KTP
      8. Copy of Indonesian parents’ family registration certificate
    10. Unmarried children under 18 years old joins parent(s) who hold limited or permanent stay permit:
      1. Original and copy of valid passport
      2. Letter of guarantor
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Birth certificate
      5. Copy of parents’ marriage certificate
      6. Copy of valid passport of father and/or mother
      7. Copy of valid limited stay permit of father and/or mother
    11. Repatriation:
      1. Original and copy of valid passport
      2. Letter of guarantor
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Proof that has ever been an Indonesian
    12. Senior citizen tourists:
      1. Original and copy of valid passport
      2. Letter of guarantor
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Sponsor letter from travel agent appointed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • Limited Stay Permit to Permanent Stay Permit
    1. Limited stay permit to permanent stay permit conversion can be granted to the foreigners with the following purposes:
      1. Clergy
      2. Worker
      3. Investor
      4. Senior citizen tourist
      5. Joining husband or wife holding permanent stay permit
      6. Joining parents holding permanent stay permit for unmarried children under 18 years old
      7. Repatriation
    2. Limited stay permit to permanent stay permit conversion can also be granted to the foreigners with the following cases:
      1. Joining Indonesian spouse with at least 2 (two) years marriage
      2. Foreign children joining their legal Indonesian parent
      3. Unmarried children under 18 years old from legal marriage between foreigner and Indonesian
    3. Limited stay permit to permanent stay permit conversion for foreigners as clergy, worker, investor and senior citizen tourist is granted with condition that the foreigners have been in Indonesia territory at least for 3 (three) years consecutively since the date of limited stay permit was granted.
    4. Foreigners as clergy, worker and investor must attach:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Statement of Integration
      5. Recommendation from relevant ministry or non-ministerial government agencies
    5. Senior citizen tourists:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Letter of guarantor
      4. Certificate of domicile
      5. Statement of Integration
      6. Letter of sponsor from travel agent appointed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
    6. Foreigners join spouse holding permanent stay permit:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Statement of Integration
      5. Letter of guarantor
      6. Copy of marriage book or certificate
      7. Copy of valid passport of husband/wife
      8. Copy of valid permanent stay permit of husband/wife
      9. Decree of his/her stay permit conversion
    7. Unmarried children under 18 years old join parent(s) who hold permanent stay permit:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Statement of Integration
      5. Letter of guarantor
      6. Copy of birth certificate
      7. Copy of parent’s marriage book or certificate
      8. Copy of parent’s valid passport
      9. Copy of parent’s valid permanent stay permit
    8. Foreigners join their legal Indonesian spouse:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Statement of Integration
      5. Application letter from Indonesian spouse
      6. Copy of marriage book or certificate
      7. Copy of marriage report from authorized institution for overseas marriage
      8. Copy of Indonesian spouse’s valid E-KTP
      9. Copy of Indonesian spouse’s valid family registration certificate
    9. Foreigners’ children from legal marriage join their Indonesian parent:
      1. Valid passport
      2. Copy of valid limited stay permit
      3. Certificate of domicile
      4. Statement of Integration
      5. Copy of parent’s’ marriage book or certificate
      6. Copy of Indonesian parent’s valid E-KTP
      7. Copy of Indonesian parent’s valid family registration certificate

PROCEDURE

Conversion of visit permit to limited stay permit and limited stay permit to permanent stay permit is submitted by the guarantor to the Immigration Office whose working area covers the foreigners’ residence.

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