The Government of the Republic Indonesia welcomes foreign researchers to carry out their research in Indonesia. According to the Indonesian regulation (Govt. Regulation No. 41/ 2006), all foreign researchers doing research activities in Indonesia must first obtain an official permit from Indonesian authority.


Please follow this link for further information regarding research in Indonesia. By following this link, you will leave the Consulate’s website and will be redirected to the Foreign Research Permit (FRP) Online Application page of the Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia.


Please note that in regards to FRP’s general requirements number 8, to obtain a letter of recommendation from an Indonesian Representative, in this case the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Los Angeles, applicants are requested to submit all necessary documents (a copy of all documents as stated at the FRP page, in digital form) through email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please be sure that the overall size of the attached documents is not exceeding 10MBs.