UK Expat Tax – Indonesia And Thailand

Are you a British expat moving to or living in Indonesia or Thailand? Do you understand how the tax system works, and what reliefs are available? We are delighted to share with you a new video from Expat Focus partner and Founder of Global Expatriate Tax Services (GETS), Oliver Heslop, offering tax advice for expats … Read more

How To Register For Healthcare In Indonesia

Indonesia has a two-tier, single payer system: the public scheme is known as the Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) and the country also has a number of private health providers. We will look at your options for healthcare registration below. The BPJS (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial / Social Insurance Administration Organization) administers the Indonesian national health … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In Indonesia

The currency in Indonesia is the Rupiah (currency symbol IDR: £0.000055, US$0.000067, €0.000062). Banking in Indonesia is regulated by the Bank Indonesia (BI). There are 120 Indonesian banks, four of which are state owned. There are also foreign and international banks with branches in Indonesia.Indonesia is a predominantly cash based society, although debit and credit … Read more

How To Learn The Language In Indonesia

Indonesia is home to many languages and if you are going to be living and working in the country as an expat, you may be asking yourself whether you will need to learn a local language, which one to learn, and whether you will be able to make yourself understood in English. We will look … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Indonesia?

The quality of healthcare that you will experience in Indonesia will depend on whether you are accessing the public or the private healthcare sector. As an expat, you will not be eligible for national insurance in Indonesia. Therefore, you will either have to rely on your private health insurance cover, or pay out of pocket … Read more

What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats In Indonesia?

If you are resident in Indonesia and are suffering from a chronic condition, you will have little option but to seek medical treatment in the private sector. Expats are not entitled to national health insurance, although you will be able to access the public healthcare system if you pay upfront.However, it is not advisable to … Read more

What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Indonesia?

Indonesia is a popular destination for sporting activities, such as swimming, scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing, parasailing, flyboarding, wakeboarding and rafting. The country also has a large number of gyms and yoga retreats, so it is easy to adopt a healthy lifestyle during your time there. To make sure that you are covered in the event … Read more

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