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Advisory regarding unscrupulous travel agents alluring Indian nationals with employment opportunities in Indonesia and neighbouring countries

4 APRIL 2017

ADVISORY

IT HAS COME TO THE NOTICE OF THE EMBASSY THAT THERE ARE SOME UNSCRUPULOUS AGENTS OPERATING FROM INDIA AND INDONESIA, WHO GIVE FALSE PROMISES TO INDIAN NATIONALS FOR EMPLOYMENT EITHER IN INDONESIA OR NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES AND LURE THEM TO COME TO INDONESIA ON TOURIST / 30-DAY VISA ON-ARRIVAL. THE UNSCRUPULOUS AGENTS THEN TAKE THE MONEY AND PASSPORTS ETC. OF THE INNOCENT VICTIMS AND DISAPPEAR, LEAVING THEM WITH ILLEGAL STATUS.

2. IT IS CLARIFIED THAT NO EMPLOYMENT CAN BE UNDERTAKEN IN INDONESIA IF THE PERSON HAS COME ON TOURIST / VISA ON ARRIVAL. IN CASE ANY INDIAN NATIONAL IS OFFERED ANY JOB IN INDONESIA OR ANY NEIGHBOURING COUNTRY, AND IS INVITED BY THE UNSCRUPULOUS AGENT TO COME TO INDONESIA ON TOURIST / VISA ON ARRIVAL WITH THE PROMISE TO CONVERT IT INTO WORK VISA AFTER ARRIVAL IN INDONESIA, FULL FACTS MUST BE VERIFIED BEFORE TAKING A DECISION. IN CASE OF ANY CLARIFICATION, THE INDIAN NATIONALS MAY SEND AN EMAIL TO cons.jakarta@mea.gov.in

 

EMBASSY OF INDIA
JAKARTA