Telex visa approval to move online and additional requirements for working visa applications
As of 21st November 2016 the Indonesia Directorate has implemented a rule which has stopped submission of hard copy visa applications for telex release. Applicants will no longer need to physically attend a Directorate General Immigration office, In addition company representatives are longer required to be present for visa applicant approvals.
All telex approvals will move to an online process and sent to processing agencies.
Under the working visa requirement, index 312, a coloured scanned copy of the applications latest saving accounts will require a minimum balance of $1500.
Additional immigration updates are expected to follow but it is vital employers understand how the new rules will affect the tax position of the current employees located in Italy, as well as future assignments into or local hires into Italy.