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New to Indonesia

Some information for Irish people newly arrived in Indonesia.

Sunrise Borobudur Temple Stupa in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

If you have recently moved to Indonesia, it may be beneficial to meet with other Irish citizens who are part of a local organisation or business network that can provide you with general advice, information and guidance.

Indonesia is generally welcoming to foreign workers. Although the official language is Bahasa, English is widely spoken and is the dominant business language. Foreigners seeking employment in Indonesia need to be aware of the relevant labour legislation and registration requirements.

The official website of the Indonesian Government is a good source of information on all aspects of the country, including living and working in Indonesia. To access this go to the Indonesian Government's Official Portal.

Advice to emigrants

Cross Care Migrant Project also provide advice to emigrants.

It is recommended that anyone intending to move to Indonesia does as much research as possible.