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Foreigners residing in Indonesia with temporary stay permits (KITAS) or permanent stay permits (KITAP) are entitled to a Driving License or Driver’s License, also known as Surat Izin Mengemudi (SIM). Other basic requirements for this license application in Indonesia include passing both practical and theoretical tests and being 17 years of age or older.
There are four common classes of driver’s license in Indonesia, as follows:
For foreigners, only SIM A and SIM C can be applied.
The following documents must be prepared by expatriates who want to obtain a driving license:
Foreigners must go through the following procedure to obtain a driving permit:
Even though the procedure for the driving license application has been elaborated clearly, many foreigners still find it challenging when they apply for a driving license on their own, particularly because the procedure may be quite different from the procedure in their home country.
Normally, it takes at least 1 (one) day for the whole procedure to be completed, provided that the foreigners submit all required documents. There is, however, no guarantee that the application will be approved and a driving license will be issued.
Having a team of experts with years of experience in the field, InCorp Indonesia can assist you in applying for your driving license. Rest assured, the process will be hassle-free as your presence is not required (except for fingerprint and photo-taking) and faster as an experienced professional will apply on your behalf, with a guarantee of the license being issued.