Holiday closures, application deadlines announced

27 Jun 16

INDONESIA

IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? The Ministry of Manpower has announced its holiday schedule and office closures for Hari Raya Idul Fitri.

What does the change mean? Sponsoring companies should plan for the holiday schedule to avoid delays in processing.

  • Implementation timeframe: June 28 – July 12.
  • Visas/permits affected: Work authorization applications filed at the ministry (RPTKA, Pre-IMTA, DPKK, IMTA).
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals applying for work permits in Indonesia.
  • Impact on processing times: Potential delays in the process if the deadline to submit applications is not met.

Background: In addition to the holiday dates, the ministry has also confirmed the deadlines for specific actions.

Action Dates
Last day to submit applications (before holidays) June 28
Last day to release approvals (before holidays) July 1
Counter resumes receiving applications (after holidays) July 12

BAL Analysis: Employers and employees should be aware of this schedule to manage timelines and expected dates for employees to commence work.

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