Long term living in Bali: and overview of the available visa and stay permit options for foreigners
Work and Stay Permit
Bali has been a hot spot for digital nomads for many years now, and this will only increase after covid-19 border restrictions are lifted in the near future
During the Covid-19 crisis, foreign workers working for the National Strategic Projects are exempted from the restriction which apply for regular work and stay permit (ITAS) holders.
Cheapest way to stay long term in Indonesia. The investor permit and single entry visa have both low recurring costs. Each comes with its own advantage.
All foreigners who work on projects in Indonesia require a work permit and a stay permit (ITAS). Projects bring extra complexity to the application of work permits and stay permits (ITAS)
In these remote areas expats usually face more scrutiny from local authorities. This happens because local Immigration and Manpower offices handle a low number of expats.
When foreigners decide to move to Bali to live and stay there for a longer term, they must decide which type of permit or visa they will use to stay there.
Foreign workers and companies still face a variety of problems during the application of their work and stay permits.
Without the payment of the DPKK, companies are unable to obtain a work permit for their foreign workers.
Electronic immigration stamps (stickers) mainly foreign workers, who can now obtain their stay permit (ITAS) at the airport.