How to apply and extend the SKTT or Surat Keterangan Tempat Tinggal

How to apply and extend the SKTT or Surat Keterangan Tempat Tinggal

An SKTT or Surat Keterangan Tempat Tinggal translates into “Certificate of Residence”. An SKTT is currently required to extend a temporary or permanent resident visa (KITAS/KITAP). The information shown below is valid for the Denpasar regency (Bali has 9 regencies) and may be valid for other regencies as well.

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What paperwork is required to apply for the SKTT or Surat Keterangan Tempat Tinggal?

  1. Copy of passport
  2. Copy of an active KITAS
  3. Copy of the e-KTP from your sponsor
  4. Copy of the latest Kartu Keluarga from your sponsor
  5. SURAT TANDA LAPOR DIRI DARI LINGKUNGAN & DESA/LURAH (ASLI)
  6. SURAT TANDA MELAPOR DARI KEPOLISIAN DENPASAR (ASLI)
  7. Colour passport picture 4x6cm (2 pieces)
  8. Copy of your work permit (if you are working)
  9. STOFMAP POLIO 1 LEMBAR WARNA BEBAS
  10. Location, opening hours and contact details

Are you extending? Then you will need the following paperwork;

  • Your SKTT (original)
  • Copy of passport
  • Colour passport picture 3x4cm (1 pieces)
  • SURAT TANDA LAPOR DIRI DARI LINGKUNGAN & DESA/LURAH (ASLI)
  • Copy of the extended KITAS

Below are the clarifications on some points mentioned above.


3. Copy of the e-KTP from your sponsor

An e-KTP is an Indonesian version identity card. Your sponsor is the Indonesian person who signs for your visa in Indonesia. This can for example be your spouse if you are married to an Indonesian.

Your sponsor must have an e-KTP within the regency where you live and where you will apply for the SKTT. Note that the e-KTP is new and some Indonesians may still have a traditional KTP (without the chip).


4. Copy of the latest KK from your sponsor

A KK is the “Kartu Keluarga”. This translate int “family card”. This is a document that every Indonesian household has. This document lists all members of the family, their personal details and their relation ship (child, mother, father).

Click here to see what a Kartu Keluarga looks like (opens in new window).


5. Surat Tanda Lapor Diri dari Lingkungan dan Desa/Lurah

This document needs to come from the village head of where you live. On this document the village head confirms that you live at your current address. This needs to be in the regency where you apply for your SKTT.

Although there appears to be no legal fee for this document there is a chance that you will be asked to pay for this. The charge may vary.

This is a draft letter of this document (click to enlarge)


6. SURAT TANDA MELAPOR DARI KEPOLISIAN DENPASAR (ASLI)

This paperwork is given by your nearest police office. This is a piece of paper issued by the police that states your personal details and where you live. Normally there is no charge for this document but very often police will ask for a payment. This (illegal) payment will likely be something between Rp 20,000 – Rp 60,000.

You must give the original paper to the civil registration office although to make it all the more confusing the police will tell you that you are not allowed to give away the original.


9. STOFMAP POLIO 1 LEMBAR WARNA BEBAS

This is a paper folder which you will need to use to keep all your paperwork together. You will need to buy this yourself. It can be any colour. It has to be paper and they are very particular about this. If you come with a plastic folder they will decline your application.

Click here to see a sample of this stofmap (opens in new window).


10. Location, opening hours and contact details

You need to apply for your SKTT at the Civil Registration office in the regency where you live (Bali is divided in 9 regencies). These are the contact details for the office in Denpasar. Click on the links below to see the Google Maps for the other 8 regencies.

Denpasar Office
Jl. Majapahit No. 1,
Peguyangan, North Denpasar
Ph. No. 0361 428 597
Opening hours 08:00h – 13:30h (Monday – Friday)

These are the other 8 regencies in Bali. Click on your regency to open a Google Maps link with contact details.

Badung
Gianyar
Tabanan
Jembrana
Buleleng
Klungkung
Karangasem
Bangli

 


 

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