Indonesia: Insurance Requirements for Foreign Nationals Employed Short-Term

November 14, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • The government of Indonesia introduced insurance policy requirements for employers transferring foreign national employees on a short-term basis  

Overview  

The government of Indonesia announced that employers will be required to obtain ASTAKA insurance for foreign national employees assigned to the country on a short-term basis of six months or less. Under this requirement, companies will be permitted to register through the ASTAKA website. Proof of health insurance must be presented during the work permit application stage. The types of health insurance will vary by the following costs:  

  • 1 month: Rp. 762.000 
  • 3 months: Rp. 1.715.000 
  • 6 months: Rp. 2.477.000 

Key Changes?  

On 8 November 2022, the government of Indonesia introduced requirements for employers to obtain health insurance for foreign national employees working in the country on a short-term basis.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Indonesia's website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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