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Indonesia is an attractive destination for investment because of its abundant natural resources and a population of approximately 240 million people, making it the world’s fourth most populous nation. Some factors such as large and growing domestic market, economic stability, and the availability of raw materials makes Indonesia become one of the most exciting emerging markets. The manufacturing, oil and gas, marine and shipping, electricity, and infrastructure sectors all represent attractive options. Furthermore, businesses are able to make use of Indonesia’s strategic location on major global shipping lanes, which keeps import and export costs low.

Indonesia Company might be used for following activities

Infrastructure Real Estate
Energy Marine and Fishery
Electricity Agriculture
Trading Export & import

Main features & Advantages

  • Huge domestic market
  • Great labor market
  • Developing market which provide many opportunities
  • Low cost of living
  • Availability of raw material
  • Abundant natural resources
  • Minimum investment plan is USD 1 million, of which 25% needs to be paid up capital.
  • Negative investment list
  • Time-consuming incorporation process
  • Lack of sufficient quality and quantity of infrastructure

Start a New Company for $99 + state fee

PMA- Foreign Limited Liability Company – USD 2,500

Can be owned up to 100% by foreigners. Maximum foreign ownership depends upon the business classification mentioned in the regulating document called the Negative Investment List. Foreign ownership can be from 0 to 100% depending upon the business industry.

Local PT – USD 1,500

Local PT is allowed to conduct specific business activities and there is no obligations to spend USD 1,000,000 investment in Indonesia. However, the ownership must be 100% owned by local people.

Representative Office – USD 2,000

Representative office can be 100% own by foreigners however can act only as a supervisor, liaison, coordinator, and manage the interests of the company or its affiliated companies in Indonesia.Representative office is limited to marketing and promotion activities, as it is not allowed to do direct selling and receive income (all transactions shall be done through the mother company). There is no minimum investment requirement.

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How do we register your company

1. Pre-incorporation

  1. Download the order form and send it to us.
  2. Proceed the 50% of payment.
  3. Startupr will check the availability of your desired company name(s)
  4. Startupr will prepare all necessary documents
  5. Stratupr will provide you with a separate hosting and mail services agreement (if needed).

2. Incorporation

  1. Approval of Principal License at the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).
  2. Preparation of Article of Establishment at the Ministry of Law and Human Rights.
  3. Obtain Certificate of Domicile at the Local government office.
  4. Obtain Taxpayer registration number.
  5. Obtain Company Registration Certificate at the local government.
  6. Proceed the rest 50% of payment

3. Bank Account Opening

  1. Once you get all the documents, Startupr will set up a meeting with bank Account Manager to open a bank account.

4. Post-incorporation

  1. Monthly tax reporting (withholding tax and VAT)
  2. Annual tax report

Yearly requirements

Indonesia Support

  • Bi-annually LKPM investment report to shows the progress of investment plan in Indonesia
  • Audited Financial Statement
  • Monthly tax report is mandatory although your company has no activities or zero revenue
  • Annual General Meeting must be held within 18 months of incorporation, at a time and place the directors announce.

Frequently Asked Questions

Time to establish one company 2 months Type of Company Private Limited, Representative Office
Chef of Representative office Minimum 1 chef Members & Directors Minimum 2 shareholders, 1 directors, and 1 commissioner
Minimum Share Capital (PMA) USD 1,000,000, paid up capital Local Shareholders Required (PMA) Depends on Negative Investment List
Minimum Share Capital (Local PT) Small - IDR 50,000,000 - 500,000,000 

Medium - IDR 500,000,000 – 10,000,000,000

Large - Above IDR 10,000,000,000

Local Shareholders Required (Local PT) Yes, 100% must be owned by local shareholders 



Minimum Share Capital (Representative office) No minimum investment requirement Local Shareholders Required (Representative office) 100% owned by foreigners


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