The purpose of establishing a representative office is great. Your company might be the bomb overseas and in other countries. But if you are interested in investing in Indonesia, it would be a little difficult given that there is a chance you do not have clients in the country. You also need to know about the prospect of business opportunities in the country.
There is no other way more convenient than applying for a Company Registration In Indonesia in the form of a representative office. Establish such an office first to test the water and to expand your business networking.
Before applying for a Company Registration In Indonesia in this form, you need to know that there are four types of a representative office: Foreign Representative Office, Foreign Trade Representative Office, Foreign Construction Representative Office, and Foreign Bank Representative Office. The type of the representative office you want to open depends on the purpose you have for it.
It could be that you simply want to engage in activities with agents or that you wish to supervise the work of your company’s subsidiary or that you want to conduct a market research before entering Indonesia as a working PT PMA.
Determine your target and goal first before applying for a Company Registration In Indonesia and move forward accordingly. However, you need to know that a representative office cannot engage in activities related to making profits or generating revenues. Profits may be derived through agents but not by means of importing, exporting, or direct domestic trading.
Personnel and the manager, however, are allowed to apply for work permits and business visas. Through a representative office, you can see if Indonesia is truly a potential market before embarking on a larger business scope. Use the data gained from the research to expand your business offshore.