Retirement Kitas

Eligible Applicants for Retirement Kitas.
Unfortunately, not all retirees aged 55 years and over are eligible for an elderly visa in Indonesia. Restrictions related to the foreigner’s country of origin.
Currently, there are 60 nationalities that are eligible for this elderly visa:

A – South Africa, United States, Argentina, Australia, Austria
B – Bahrain, Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria
C – Cyprus
D – Denmark
E – Estonia
F – Philippines, Finland
H – Hungary
I – India, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Iran, Ireland, Iceland, Italy
J – Japan, Germany
K – Canada, South Korea, Kuwait
L – Liechtenstein, Luxembourg
M – Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Egypt, Monaco
N – Norway
O – Oman
P – France, Poland, Portugal
Q – Qatar
R – Russia
S – New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland
T – Taiwan, Thailand
U – United Arab Emirates
Y – Greece

Apart from the above, make sure that you meet all of the following criteria before proceeding to the Indonesian elderly visa application:

  • Age 55 years or older
  • You will not work in Indonesia
  • You need to have life and health insurance
  • You are obliged to employ domestic helpers or household assistants
  • You need to have a residence with a minimum rental contract of 12 months
  • Your deposit or retirement account must show an amount of at least USD 18000 annually

Benefits of Having an Indonesian Elderly Visa.

As an Indonesian elderly visa holder, foreigners will be able to enjoy a variety of benefits, with the most prominent being the following:

  • Meet the requirements to stay in Indonesia for years
  • Allowed into and out of Indonesia as many times as you want
  • Can open a local bank account
  • Can hire a driver for yourself
  • It is allowed to Least a plot of land

Procedure for Obtaining Retirement Visa in Indonesia

Steps to apply for an elderly visa in Indonesia.
quite simple actually. However, you need to remember that an experienced visa agent is needed to help represent you in your application.

  1. Prepare and present the following documents to your visa agent:
    • A valid passport that is still valid for at least 18 months with a minimum of 6 blank pages
    • Photocopy of all passport pages
    • Statement letter
    • Lease agreement
    • Eight passport photos 3×4 cm, taken with a red background
    • Twelve photos, 6×4 cm, taken with a red background
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of living accommodation in Indonesia. Minimum cost of US$35,000 if purchased house/apartment or, a minimum rental cost of US$500/month in Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali; US$300/month for other cities in Java Island, Batam, and Medan, and other cities a minimum US$ 200/month.) in the tourist areas according to the regulations
    • Photocopy of life insurance and health insurance
    • Sponsor letter from visa agent
    • Copy of marriage certificate, if married
  2. Get an elderly visa from the Indonesian Embassy in the country of origin. Tell the visa agent at the Indonesian embassy where you will take the visa.
  3. Once you arrive in Indonesia, immediately change your visa to a KITAS (Limited Stay Permit Card). KITAS Lansia allows you to stay in Indonesia for a year and can be extended annually for a maximum of 5 years. After that, if you decide to continue your retirement journey in Indonesia, you can apply for a KITAP (Permanent Stay Permit Card).