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Key Points

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


The government of Indonesia announced that employers would 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:

  • One Month: Rp‎ 762,000
  • Three Months: Rp‎ 1,715,000
  • Six Months: Rp‎ 2,477,000

Key Changes?

On November 8, 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 for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia

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