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Employee benefits in Indonesia.

Learn about employee benefits in Indonesia thanks to Horizons’ up-to-date guide.

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Healthcare in Indonesia

Employees in Indonesia pay for health insurance via salary contributions to the country’s social insurance scheme. Employers are not required to offer separate private health insurance, but we recommend offering it to your employees as part of their benefits packages.

Pensions in Indonesia

Pensions are covered as part of the country’s social insurance scheme, but some employers choose to offer additional contributions as a benefit.

Disability in Indonesia

Disability insurance is covered as part of the country’s social insurance scheme.

Unemployment in Indonesia

Unemployment insurance is now available for many Indonesians. To be eligible, they must be citizens and have been enrolled in the country’s BPJS Kesehatan (health insurance) and BPJS Ketenagakerjaan (pension) programs at least six months before the termination of employment.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ):

Examples of mandatory employee benefits in Indonesia include:

  • Mandatory benefits in Indonesia include:
  • Pension or retirement benefits 
  • Accident-at-work benefits 
  • Death benefits
  • Maternity leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • Annual paid leave

Most of the paid benefits above are provided for through social insurance contributions paid each month by the employer.

Other benefits may be offered to attract or retain skilled or high-value employees.

Horizons can help you offer any benefit to your employees in Indonesia. Through our EOR structure, we take care of all matters related to employment, including benefits. We make sure all mandatory benefits are covered while working with you to determine which additional benefits are appropriate for your specific hiring situation. Get in touch today for a free consultation and demo.

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