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Welcome to the Online Foreign Research Permit Application!

Researcher(s) from other countries are welcome to carry out research in Indonesia. In accordance with the Indonesian regulation (Govt. Regulation no. 41/ 2006), all foreign researchers doing research activities in Indonesia must obtain an official permit from the Indonesian authority in advanced.
In order to improve our service and support foreign researchers working with Indonesian counterparts, Indonesia Ministry of Research and Technology has launched a full-online system through this site ( for all required procedures. All procedures and communication have to be done online, including the application form, uploading all necessary documents and the later reports as well. The Secretariat of Foreign Research Permit will take care all procedures required to obtain an official permit and subsequent stuff thereafter.

OFFICIAL NOTICE Dear Foreign Researchers with the intent to conduct research in Indonesia,

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, We regret to inform you that:
  1. All Foreign Researchers are prohibited to enter and conduct research activities in Indonesia until the pandemic of COVID 19 in those areas ended
  2. All Foreign Researchers who had received Research Permit Approvals are strongly suggested to postpone and reschedule their research activities in Indonesia.

Jakarta, March 19th, 2020

Prof. Dr. Heri Hermansyah
Director of Intelectual Property Management

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Foreign Research Permit Division
Ministry of Research and Technology/ National Research and Innovation Agency
BPPT 2nd Building, 20th Floor
Jl. MH. Thamrin 8 Jakarta
Phone (+62) 21 3169777, 3169797, 3169787
Fax. (+62) 21 3189810