Holiday closures and application deadlines confirmed

16 Jun 17

INDONESIA

IMPACT – Medium

What is the change? The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Directorate General of Immigration (DGOI) have announced the holiday schedule and office closures for the Hari Raya Idul Fitri celebration at the end of Ramadan.

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

  • Implementation timeframe: June 20 – July 4.
  • Visas/permits affected: All MOM and DGOI services.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals applying for visas and permits in Indonesia.
  • Impact on processing times: Applicants may face delays in the process if they do not meet submission deadlines.

Background: In addition to the holiday dates, MOM has also confirmed the following deadlines.

Deadline Action
June 20 Last day to submit applications
June 22 Applications completion by MOM
July 4 Counters and online systems resume receiving applications

Meanwhile, DGOI (and local Immigration offices) announced a separate holiday closure schedule.

June 22 Half-day schedule
June 23 – July 23 Offices closed in celebration of Hari Raya Idul Fitri
July 3 Counters/Online system resume receiving applications

BAL Analysis: Employers should factor in the holiday schedule and filing deadlines when planning business schedules and start dates for employees.

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