Business Set Up in Indonesia

Indonesia is an attractive destination for doing business. It is one of the G20 members. Expanding in a new country requires knowledge about the place. If you want to familiarise yourself with the business setup process in Indonesia, we provide end-to-end global business expansion services.

Benefits of Doing Business in Indonesia


Ease of doing Business

Investment Incentive

Growing Middle-class

Diverse Culture

Free Trade Agreements

Competitive labour costs

Permitted Land Ownership for foreign investors

No language barrier

Growing Economy

Special Economic Zone

Different Types of Business Structures in Indonesia


Wholly Foreign Owned Entity

In Indonesia, this form of business structure is known as “Penanaman Modal Asing (PMA)”. This entity can be owned by a foreign shareholder for the initial 15 years. After this period, the company has to appoint an Indonesian resident who must be a 5% shareholder in the company. It is beneficial for a foreign company to establish this type of business structure. A resident director and two shareholders must be appointed for incorporating this form of company. The minimum capital requirement for this type of entity is USD 300,000.

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

In Indonesia, this form of business entity is known as “Perseroan Terbatas”. LLC is the most preferred type of business structure in Indonesia. An LLC can have a foreign shareholder. Before commencing the business of an LLC, prior approval is required from the e-Capital Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).

Branch Office

A partnership is an agreement where two or more people come together to do business together. The liability is limited as per the agreement between the partners. In Sri Lanka, partnerships are registered with the trade register of the city. The liabilities and other regulations between partners are covered by an agreement which may be either oral or written.

Representative Office

A representative office in Indonesia is an extension of the parent company. It carries out liaising work and non-project type work for its parent company. It includes work related to marketing services. A representative office cannot carry out any sale which generates profit.

Nominee Trading Company

In this type of business structure, the property is purchased using foreign investment. The land so acquired is under the name of the nominee trading company. Using this business vehicle, a company can overcome any restriction related to foreign investment. To commerce business, it requires two shareholders, two directors, a minimum capital of 50 Million Rupiah, and a registered office address.

Joint Venture

An applicant who wants to register a company in Indonesia can choose a joint venture to carry out business in Indonesia. The Indonesian government promotes joint venture investment between a local company and a foreign company.

Public Limited Company

A public limited company can offer shares to the public through Initial Public Offering (IPO). For a company to be a public limited company, it requires a paid-up capital of 3 Billion Rupiah and more than 300 shareholders.

Different Types of Tax in Indonesia


Corporate Income Tax

Value-added tax

Luxury goods sales tax

Lands and Building Tax

Carbon Tax

Stamp Duty

Payroll Tax

Regional Taxes

Import Duty

About our Services

Enterslice is a market-leading management consultancy firm that offers end-to-end business set-up services, taxation, financial planning, regulatory, legal, and advisory services to entrepreneurs, young start-ups, and large corporate houses across the globe.

Our Indonesia Entry Strategy Service involves the following services:

About Indonesia Entry Strategy

Our Indonesia Strategy is classified into the following:

Business Set-Up Services

Our experts assist in selecting the most suitable business structure for your business. Types of business structures available in Indonesia are a wholly foreign-owned entity, limited liability company, branch office, representative office, nominee trading company, joint venture, and public limited company. Other than this, we assist in business registration, opening a bank account for the company in Indonesia, and post-registration compliance.

Consultancy on Managing the Business

Our consultants formulate a strategic plan for establishing and operating the business depending on your business needs. We formulate a budget and develop cash flows for your business. We also review internal control processes and conduct business reviews. We provide advisory for issues related to the management of the business.

Legal Advisory Services

Our legal experts provide legal advice on business operations, finances, IP protection, etc. We also draft legal necessary papers for your business and compile the required Paper works. We also ensure that all legal and regulatory compliance are duly complied with.

Accounting and Audit Advisory Services

In Indonesia, filing a tax return is crucial. Timely filing of tax returns entails that proper tax forms are used to report income, deductions, and other financial data. Enterslice ensures that the accounting and auditing are conducted timely and that all the financial statements are filed properly. Our team members have expert accounting and audit knowledge along with practical experience which will help your business in meeting its industry-specific accounting challenges and financial reporting requirement.

Tax Advisory Services

Our tax experts assist in filing corporate tax returns. We assist in Country-by-country reporting and in fulfilling the reporting obligations. Our team ensures that the annual tax returns are prepared as per the legislation and produced before the authority as and when required.

Intellectual Property Advisory Services

Our IP Experts assist in IP Compliance. We assist in getting IP registration by filling out applications for registration and compiling relevant necessary papers. Our team of IP experts also advice on IP compliance and IP Protection. We also assist in enforcing IP rights against any infringement.


No, the entire process of company registration can be carried out online. So there is no requirement to be physically present at the time of registration of the business.

The national currency of Indonesia is the Indonesian rupiah.

Indonesia is a growing country with rapid business innovations. There is less corruption and bureaucracy. It is flourishing in a number of sectors, especially hospitality. Recently the government has expanded the tax holiday policy and extended it to 18 sectors.

The reason why you should prefer Enterslice for setting up your business in Indonesia is that Enterslice pays attention to details, and professionals at Enterslice have a strong understanding of concepts. They have immense knowledge and are experts in their field.

The benefits of opting for Enterslice for your business set-up in Indonesia are as follows:

i. Professional Support.

ii. 24*7 Customer Support.

iii. Highly Integrated IT Team.

iv. Competent Team of Lawyers, CAs, Cost Accountants, CSs, and CPAs.

v. All-inclusive solution for our clients.

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Why choose Us

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We register 100+ Companies every Month

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