Immigration news: New payment method for DPKK fee
October 12, 2016
The Indonesian government has announced the new payment method for DPKK fee at the time of work permit application, effectively immediately.
Employers who are hiring foreign workers are required to pay the DPKK fee to the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration’s Skills and Development Fund. The fee is to support training of the domestic workforce. Under the new process, companies must pay the fee via cash transfer at designated banks: Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI), Mandiri Bank or Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI). Payment is to be made with a specified billing code that will be given during the process of the work permit (IMTA) application. Failure to make payments under the new process may result in a reimbursement process which may take up to one year.
Remark: Clients should take note that this is the only payment method at the moment, Crown will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates to our clients.
Source: There is no official announcement available at the time of writing.