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Establish PT PMA (LLC) in Indonesia

Establishing a PT PMA (Limited Liability Company with Foreign Ownership) in Bali involves several steps and compliance with Indonesian regulations. Here's a general guide to help you get started:

1. Business Planning:

- Determine the type of business you want to establish in Bali.

- Conduct market research to understand your competitors and identify a suitable location for your business.

2. Legal Structure:

- Opt for PT PMA as your legal structure due to foreign ownership.

3. Negative Investment List:

- Check the Negative Investment List to ensure that your chosen business sector is open to foreign investment.

4. Commercial Address:

- Secure a commercial address for your business.

- Obtain necessary permits for the building and business type.

5. Minimum Investment Requirement:

- Prepare the required minimum capital investment. For PT PMA, the minimum capital requirement is IDR 10 billion (around USD 700,000).

6. Legal Assistance:

- Given the complexity of regulations, consider hiring a consultancy firm like Pandu Consultancy to assist you with the registration process.

7. Consultancy Services:

- Contact Pandu Consultancy or a similar service provider to guide you through the necessary steps.

- They can assist with document preparation, submission, and liaising with relevant authorities.

8. Application Process:

- Submit the necessary documents and applications for PT PMA registration to the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).

- Await approval from BKPM.

9. Post-Approval Steps:

- After approval, complete additional post-approval requirements, such as tax registration and obtaining a business license (SIUP).

- Open a local bank account for your business operations.

10. Ongoing Compliance:

- Comply with all ongoing regulatory requirements, including tax filings, BPJS, and reporting obligations.

Remember, the process may vary, and it's crucial to stay informed about any changes in regulations. Working with a consulting firm can help streamline the process and ensure that you meet all legal requirements.

Happy New Year, and best of luck with your business venture in Bali!


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