You may at some point in the future have a requirement for a certificate of good conduct from the Indonesian police department to establish your lack of criminal records during your stay in Indonesia.
Surat Keterangan Catatan Kepolisian – SKCK – Police Certificate
SKCK are official documents issued by the police to applicant from the National Police’s intelligence office. The Certificate carries a validity of up to six months from the date of issuance. If it has expired the certificate can be extended, if necessary.
You can apply for an SKCK directly at the SKCK service counter in every police station.
Alternately you can or register online by uploading the required documents and filling out the online form.
Requirements for foreign nationals
- Completed application form
- Photocopy of passport
- Passport photo 4×6 – six photos using a yellow background
- Kartu Keluarga – Family card – if you have one.
- Birth Certificate – original and a copy
- Fingerprints from the local police
- Sponsoship letter from your company
- Photocopy of ID card (signature side)
- Photocopy of your STM Police Report Certificate
- Photocopy of current immigration document – KITAS or KITAP
- Photocopy of your IMTA (work permit) from the Manpower Ministry
If the sponsor is your spouse, you’ll need:
- Photocopy of your marriage certificate
- Photocopy of ID card sponsor a husband / wife
Security Clearances or Background Checks
The Police Certificate only reviews any interactions / background you may have with the Indonesian police and is not a full background check.
Getting Assistance with the Application
If you aren’t able to come in person to get the SKCK, or have difficulties registering online, we suggest your request the assistance of a an English-speaking formalities agent – recommended document / formalities firms or do a search for “Pendaftaran SKCK” and use Google Translate to see what the company is offering.
SKLD & STM – Police Documents
In the past, expatriates holding an ITAS card had to register with the National Police within 30 days of issuance of their Stay Permit.
However, effective January 1, 2014, foreigners no longer have to obtain these police documents. The official announcement from Mabes Polri/the Central Police Dept. SPRIN/2471/XII/2013 tgl. 23 Desember Tentang Penghentian Surat Keterangan Lapor Diri (SKLD). This applies in all regions of the country.
However, it is still mandatory that the Surat Tanda Melapor (STM) should be obtained from the resort police department in the area where the foreign expatriate and their family members are living in Indonesia. It takes 1 to 2 working days to process the application of an STM.
Source : http://www.expat.or.id/info/indonesianpolicecertificate.html