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Ministry of Justice to facilitate Japanese investment in Indonesia

We are preparing the latest immigration policy in the form of a second residence visa to facilitate and simplify the immigration process for foreign investors.

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Law and Human Rights’ Immigration Directorate General has said it will facilitate Japanese investors who wish to invest in the country.

“We are preparing the latest immigration policy in the form of a second residence visa to facilitate and simplify the immigration process for foreign investors,” said the ministry’s acting director general of immigration Widodo. Ekatjahjana in a written statement received here on Sunday.

The second residence visa is a type of visa granted to foreign investors as well as other groups such as global talents, Indonesian diaspora and elderly foreign tourists. With this visa, foreigners can stay in Indonesia for five to ten years.

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This was conveyed by Ekatjahjana after meeting with the Japanese Consulate General (Consulate) Takeyama Kenichi in Surabaya, East Java.

Ekatjahjana urged Japanese investors to take advantage of the facility to increase investment growth in Indonesia.

In the near future, the Indonesian government will ratify the policy regarding the secondary residence visa. The goal is to ensure that investments and the country’s economy continue to grow.

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Meanwhile, the Japanese Consulate General Takeyama has positively welcomed the latest immigration policy plan released by the Indonesian government to facilitate the investment of Japanese investors in Indonesia.

However, he also mentioned a number of issues that Japanese investors often face, including visa licenses and residence permits for immigrants.

“We welcome the second-home visa policy and hope the chief executive is willing to review regulations that impede the flow of new investment and the smooth operation of foreign businesses,” he said.

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