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  1. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Visas, Entry Permits and Immigration Permits. (Government Regulation No. 32 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-10-04 | IDN-1994-R-39351

    Prescribes the types of visas and permits that can be obtained, the conditions therefor and the procedures for requesting, granting or refusing to grant visas, entry permits. and work permits. Implements Law No. 9/1992 on Immigration (Statute Book No. 33 of 1992, Supplement to Statute Book No. 3774)

  2. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Recruitment of Workers Domestically and Overseas, Regulation of the Minister of Manpower No. PER-02/MEN/1994

    Adoption: 1994-02-17 | IDN-1994-R-38920

    All recruitment of workers, domestically or overseas, is regulated. Public recruitment entities must have an approval (SPP) by the appropriate ministry and private entities must have a license (SIUP-PJTKI). The regulations prescribe the procedure to obtain a SPP and a SIUP-PJTKI. A private entity seeking a SIUP-PJTKI must have a paid up capital of 375,000,000 rupiahs for a general recruitment license and 200,000,000 rupiahs for a domestic recruitment license. The approved and licensed entities are entitled, inter alia, to collect charges both from potential employers and workers, and are required, inter alia, to provide potential workers with certain vocational training at specifically designated Job Training Insitutes.

  3. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Implementation directive (No. KEP.44/MEN/1994) for the Recruitment of Workers Domestically and Overseas

    Adoption: 1994-02-17 | IDN-1994-R-39047

    These regulations detail the procedure to obtain an approval (SPP) and a license for the recruitment of workers domestically and overseas (SIUP-PJTKI) and to operate recruitment services domestically and overseas. Indonesians intending to work abroad must, inter alia, be at least 28 years old. Coverage for the costs of recruitment may be collected both from the prospective worker and employer, but must be based on itemized estimations approved by the Ministry of Manpower. Fees payable by the prospective worker may be collected through monthly installments taken from his future wages. The recruitment process includes a training period with language training, a pre-departure orientation as well as an aptitude test. Prospective workers are required to participate in a workers' social security system in the country of employment. However, a recruitment company is in any event required to provide insurance coverage for occupational accidents as well as life insurance for prospective workers to be employed with an individual employers. For workers to be employed by an agency, an institution or a company the recruitment company is responsible for paying the national social security system fees for two months as of the undertaking of the journey abroad.

  4. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Implementation of Labour Social Insurance Programme for Expatriates (No. INSTR-03/MEN/1993)

    Adoption: 1993-02-27 | IDN-1993-M-38335

    Instructs heads of Regional Offices and Offices of the Ministry of Manpower to inform companies employing expatriates about the implementation of Government Regulation No. 33/1977 taking into account Letter of the Minister of Manpower No. 1272/M/XII/1985. Requires the expatriates concerned to produce Labour Insurance Membership Cards when they apply for the extension of work permits.

  5. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Minister of Manpower No. PER.01/MEN/1991 on Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1991-04-22 | IDN-1991-R-39049

    Revokes earlier legislation on the matter

  6. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower No. KEP.195/MEN/1991 on Implementation Guideline of the Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1991-04-22 | IDN-1991-R-39050

    Revokes earlier legislation on the matter.

  7. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower No. KEP.196/MEN/1991 on Technical Guideline for Indonesian Manpower Recruitment to Saudi Arabia.

    Adoption: 1991-04-21 | IDN-1991-R-39051

    Revokes earlier legislation on the matter.

  8. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia No. Kep-143 A/Men/1991 on Obligatory Contribution for Education and Training

    Adoption: 1991-04-01 | IDN-1991-R-27189

    This Decision makes employers and enterprises that employ foreign workers subject to payment of an obligatory contribution into a fund to provide education and training to Indonesian workers to increase their expertise and skill so that they might replace foreign workers. Decision No. Kep-350/Men/1955 is withdrawn.

  9. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Manpower Regulation PER-05/MEN/1988 concerning recruitment for Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1988-11-28 | IDN-1988-R-39048

    Revokes earlier regulations on the matter

  10. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. KEP-436/MEN/1988) respecting guideline for the implementation of Regulation (No. PER 02/MEN/1988) concerning companies dealing with work permits for foreigners

    Adoption: 1988-02-29 | IDN-1988-R-39628

    Imposes a requirement on companies in Indonesia who intends to employ foreigners to obtain a permit to do so. Regulates the procedure and costs for obtaining such permits.

  11. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Minister of Manpower (No. PER-02/MEN/1988) respecting service companies dealing with work permits for foreigners

    Adoption: 1988-02-28 | IDN-1988-R-39629

    Stipulates the conditions and costs for a company to obtain a permit to provide employment services, including arranging work permits for foreigners in Indonesia. The obligations of companies engaged in recruitment of foreigners in and for work in Indonesia, include a requirement to encourage the foreign labour employer to carry out the Education and Training Program for Indonesian and the Indonesialization of Employees Program.

  12. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation (No. PER-06/MEN/1987) respecting private manpower exchange

    Adoption: 1987-12-16 | IDN-1987-R-39044

  13. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. KEP-1841/MEN/1987) respecting guidelines for approval of work permits for foreign artists

    Adoption: 1987-12-09 | IDN-1987-R-39630

    Only licensed companies are entitled to apply for work permits to employ foreign artists and entertainers. A Workers Employment Plan must be submitted together with applications for work permits and this plan must evidence that the company intends to employ as many Indonesian as foreign artists. Regulates the details of the application procedure.

  14. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. KEP-1808/MEN/1987) respecting the transfer of authority for the issuance of working permits to expatriates and deviation of working time to those who work in the area of the PT Nusantara Bonded Zone

    Adoption: 1987-12-01 | IDN-1987-R-39631

    With the purpose to speed up the issuance of work permits to foreigners and to permit deviation of working time regulations, this regulation delegates authority to issue work permits to the local authority and prescribes minimum conditions of work (working time, minimum wages, meals to be provided) to be extended to workers in the area. Prohibits the issuance of work permits of this kind to "under-aged" workers and to "late pregnant" women. Includes, in annexes, the forms to be used.

  15. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. KEP-111/MEN/1986) respecting the utilization of foreign manpower visa holders for the position of financial director or manager in undertakings coming under the framework of domestic capital investment

    Adoption: 1986-10-30 | IDN-1986-R-39632

    Permits the appointment of foreign managers or directors of domestic companies to which foreign loans have been extended. Regulates the details of this permission.

  16. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (NO. KEP-1100/MEN/1986) respecting exemption for companies or institutions from the requirement to have a work permit for foreigners on non-working business visits

    Adoption: 1986-10-10 | IDN-1986-R-39633

    Defines the type of activities which are not considered as work and which a foreign businessman may engage in without having to obtain a work permit.

  17. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Manpower Minister's Decision No. KEP.03/MEN/1986 on implementing instructions of overseas employment.

    Adoption: 1986-01-04 | IDN-1986-R-5418

    Contains model contracts of employment for various sectors.

  18. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Manpower Minister's Regulation No. PER-01/MEN/1986 on overseas employment.

    Adoption: 1986-01-04 | IDN-1986-M-5419

    Governs recruitment of Indonesian workers for overseas employment.

  19. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. KEP-429/MEN/85) respecting withdrawal of the Minister of Manpower, Transmigration and Cooperative's decision (No. KEP-97/MEN/1977) on the operational expenses to grant working permit for expatriates.

    Adoption: 1985-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 1985-05-01 | IDN-1985-R-39634

  20. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower No. KEP-420/MEN/1985 on the obligations and requirements in recruiting Indonesian manpower for overseas employment.

    Adoption: 1985-04-24 | IDN-1985-R-5426

  21. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Regulation of the Minister of Manpower No. PER-04/MEN/1984 on manpower planning and permit for employing foreign manpower visa-holders.

    Adoption: 1984-09-01 | IDN-1984-M-5350

    Limits the type of entities that are entitled to apply for a permit to employ foreigners to entities listed in art. 1. Applications to employ foreigners must be accompanied by a Manpower Plan as defined in the regulation, taking into account implementing regulations to Presidential Decision No. KEP-64/MEN/1984. Applications for permission to employ foreigners in sectors not regulated by this Presidential Decision shall be decided pursuant to the availability of nationals, capital interests and transfer of technology.

  22. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Explanation of the Government respecting the decision of the Minister of Manpower (No. PER-04/MEN/84) concerning manpower planning and permit to employ foreign manpower visa holders.

    Adoption: 1984 | IDN-1984-M-39635

    The Decision (PER-04/MEN/84) is intended to simplify the process of applying for and granting work permits to foreigners, and provides that, in accordance with the Decree of the People's Consultative Assembly No. II/MPR/1983 on the Basic Policy of the State, the acceptance of foreign workers is closely related to the continued need for foreign capital investments and transfer of technology. The process of Indonesialization is stated to continue with a view to establishing a balance. The decision further declares that illegal immigrants and foreigners in violation of current rules will be prosecuted.

  23. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration No. KEP.128/MEN/1983 concerning the use of identity card of Indonesians working abroad.

    Adoption: 1983-03-18 | IDN-1983-R-38919

    Prescribes that every Indonesian working abroad is required to have an identity card, and sets forth the procedure and costs for obtaining such a card.

  24. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Regulation of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration No. PER-01/MEN/1983 On Recruitment Companies for Overseas Employment of Indonesian Workers.

    Adoption: 1983-03-13 | IDN-1983-M-5342

  25. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree (No. 33 of 1981) respecting the Capital Investments Coordinating Board

    Adoption: 1981-07-27 | IDN-1981-R-39636

    Provides for the establishment of a Capital Investments Coordinating Board with broad functions to evaluate, structure and direct capital investments in Indonesia. The policy development functions are coupled with rights to issue permits including the authority, delegated from the Ministry of Manpower who issues regulations on the subject, to evaluate and grant work permits to foreigners to be employed through capital investments in Indonesia.

  26. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law on Extradition (No. 1/1979). - English Translation

    Adoption: 1979-01-18 | IDN-1979-L-84434

    Regulates the extradition of foreign persons from Indonesia. Extradition is defined as the handover by one country to another country requesting the handover of a person suspected or charged for conducting a criminal act outside the jurisdiction of the country handing over and within the jurisdiction of the country requesting the handover, having the right to prosecute and convicting the incumbent.

  27. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Minister of Manpower, Transmigration and Cooperatives (No. KEP-10/MEN/1978) respecting the appointment of officials providing a permit to employ expatriates

    Adoption: 1977-11-01 | IDN-1977-R-39637

    Appoints the government official authorized to approve applications for work permits from foreigners from abroad not subjected to capital investments regulations, and who are to be employed by government agencies or state enterprises. The appointed official may also decide on applications from national enterprises seeking to employ foreigners already residing in Indonesia.

  28. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decision (No. KEP-105/MEN/1977) respecting transfer of authority in granting work permits to foreigners to be employed in the framework of capital investments

    Adoption: 1977-11-01 | IDN-1977-R-39638

    Transfers to the Chairman of the Capital Investment Coordinating Board the authority to grant work permits to foreigners to be employed in the framework of capital investment.

  29. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Joint Decree of the Minister of Communication and the Minister of manpower, Transmigration and Cooperatives No. KM 136/S/PHB No. KEP-59/MEN/1977 on the Transportation of Indonesian Workers for Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1977 | IDN-1977-R-39046

    Indirectly abolished by Regulation of the Minister of Manpower PER-02/MEN/1994 on the Recruitment of Workers Domestically and Overseas 1994-02-17 (ISN 38920) according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  30. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the President (No. 23 of 1974) on the limitation of the utilization of foreign manpower visa-holders.

    Adoption: 1974-04-18 | IDN-1974-R-5349

    Reiterates that a basic policy aim is to extend employment opportunities to nationals and to limit such opportunities for foreigners. Introduces three categories in which work opportunities are divided. The first category is work opportunities definitely excluded for foreigners due to availability of nationals. A second category is work opportunities available to foreigners for a limited period of time during which nationals are being prepared to replace them. A third category is work opportunities temporarily available within the framework of capital investments. Work permits in the second category are available to employers holding a permit. Employers requesting work permits within the third category must establish an education and training programme for nationals with the aim to replace foreigners with nationals. Employers continuing to use foreigners beyond prescribed timelimits are required to pay a compulsory Education and Training Contribution to be used to finance the education and training of nationals to replace foreigners.

  31. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instruction (No. 173/DDP/K/1972) on the procedure for providing work permits to foreign workers visa holders

    Adoption: 1972-12-30 | IDN-1972-M-39645

    Provides that applications for work permits as well as prolongations of work permits can only be granted if the local authorities where the work is performed have been heard as to the state of the labour market and the existance of national labour in that area.

  32. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 4 on the Recruitment of Manpower

    Adoption: 1970 | IDN-1970-R-39230

    Regulations, including elucidation, revoked.

  33. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instruction of the President (No. 10 of 1968) respecting supervision of the activities of self employed foreign citizens in Indonesia

    Adoption: 1968-03-27 | IDN-1968-M-39644

    Extends the obligation to have a work permit also to self employed foreign citizens. Such permits shall be granted subject to priority given to the interests of Indonesian nationals and the development of the national labour market.

  34. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law (No. 6 of 1968) on Domestic Capital Investment

    Adoption: 1968 | IDN-1968-L-39646

    Entitles owners of domestic capital invested in Indonesia to designate a director of their choice. Other employees may be foreign only to the extent that national labour is not available. Enterprises are required to carry out and/or to provide facilities for education and training of nationals to the extent considered necessary by the government.

  35. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Instruction of the Cabinet Presidium (No. 37/U/IN/6/1967) respecting the basic policy for solving the Chinese problem

    Adoption: 1967-07-07 | IDN-1967-M-39639

    Prohibits further entries of citizens from China. Imposes strict requirements on all Chinese foreign citizens in Indonesia to have a work permit. Accompanying family members are not entitled to work. Foreign schools are prohibited and the ratio of foreigners must not exceed the ratio of nationals in each class at national schools.

  36. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law (No. 1 of 1967) on Foreign Capital Investment

    Adoption: 1967 | IDN-1967-L-39643

    Entitles owners of capital invested in Indonesia freely to appoint the members of boards of director. Other positions in the enterprises may be filled with foreigners to the extent national manpower is not available. Foreign enterprises are required to provide regular training of Indonesians with a view to replacing foreign nationals.

  37. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 1 of 1965 on the Supervision of the Implementation of the Recruitment Ordinance of 1936.

    Adoption: 1965 | IDN-1965-R-39045

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  38. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 11 of 1959 on the Internal Migration of Workers

    Adoption: 1959 | IDN-1959-R-39229

  39. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Regulation (No. 30/1958) respecting the Council for consideration of the employment of foreigners

    Adoption: 1958-05-07 | Date of entry into force: 1958-05-10 | IDN-1958-R-39641

    Regulates the functions, composition and other procedural matters respecting the council set up to advise the Miniter of Labour on issues relating to the appealed refusals to grant work permits.

  40. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circulation letter from the Minister of Labour (No. 2258 of 1958) on the execution of Act (No. 3 of 1958) on the employment of foreigners

    Adoption: 1958-03-19 | IDN-1958-M-39640

    Provides for certain implementing rules of the Act pending complete implementing regulations.

  41. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Regulation No. 38 on Advance Payments for Travel and Subsistence in connection with the Inter-Regional Movement of Workers.

    Adoption: 1952 | IDN-1952-R-39043

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  42. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on the Repatriation of Workers who are Employed or Recruited outside of Indonesia.

    Adoption: 1939 | IDN-1939-R-39042

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  43. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Recruitment of Indonesian Workers for Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1938 | IDN-1938-R-39039

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  44. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Recruitment Ordinance

    Adoption: 1936 | IDN-1936-R-39034

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  45. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Provisions in the Implementation of the Recruitment Ordinance of 1936 on Recruitment in Java and Madura

    Adoption: 1936 | IDN-1936-R-39035

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  46. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision of the Head of Labour Office No. E.51/4/25 on Implementation of the Recruitment Ordinance of 1936

    Adoption: 1936 | IDN-1936-R-39036

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  47. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of the Chief of Labour Inspection No. E.51/5/19 of 1936 on the Meals and Clothing Facilities provided to Recruitment Persons

    Adoption: 1936 | IDN-1936-M-39037

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  48. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of the Head of Public Health Service No. 31909/AZ of 1936 on the Medical Examination of Indonesian with whom the Recruitment Organization intends to make Employment Contract.

    Adoption: 1936 | IDN-1936-M-39038

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  49. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation of the Recruitment of Indigeneous Persons to carry out Folklore Public Performance.

    Adoption: 1889 | IDN-1889-R-39041

    Not formally abolished, but no longer in force according to written confirmation of 1994-11-08 from the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Manpower in Indonesia.

  50. Indonesia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Recruitment of the Indonesian for Overseas Employment

    Adoption: 1887 | IDN-1887-L-39040

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