IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower will close in late June for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
What does the change mean? The last day to submit applications to the ministry before the holiday closure is June 21. Applications will continue to be processed through June 23 before the ministry will shut down for the holiday. The application submission counter and online systems will open July 4.
Background: Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims around the world are currently observing Ramadan, which leads to processing slowdowns in many countries. Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower announced its Eid al-Fitr schedule this week, but the country’s Immigration Department has yet to announce its processing schedule. An announcement from the Immigration Department is expected soon.
BAL Analysis: Employers and employees should take note of the holiday schedule and anticipate delays. Those with time-sensitive applications are encouraged to submit them to the ministry as soon as possible.
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