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Indonesia Leave Laws & Holidays

Paid Time Off, Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty Leave, Military Leave, and Voting Leave

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Last updated on January 17, 2024.

Public Holidays in Indonesia for 2024

Date Holiday
January 1 New Year
February 8 Isra Mi’raj
February 9&10 Chinese New Year Holiday
March 11&12 Bali Hindu New Year
March 29 Good Friday
April 8&9 Lebaran Holiday
Aoril 10 Hari Raya Idul Fitri
April 11 to April 15 Lebaran Holiday
May 1 Worker’s Day
May 9&10 Ascension Day of Jesus Christ
May 23&24 Waisak Day
Jun 1 Pancasila Day
Jun 17&18 Idul Adha
Jul 7 Islamic New Year
August 17 Independence Day
September 16 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
December 25&26 Christmas

Employers may require employees to work during the public holidays if the nature of their jobs calls for continuous, uninterrupted operation or under other circumstances based on the agreement between the employer and the employee. The employer is obliged to pay employees overtime pay.


 PTO (Paid Time Off)

  • Vacation/ Annual Paid Leave

Employees who have been employed for 12 consecutive months are entitled to 12 workdays of leave.

Employees who have been working for 6 consecutive years for the same employer are entitled to one month of leave in the seventh year of service and also one month of leave in the eighth year of service. Employees won’t be entitled to an additional annual leave of 12 workdays. The rule will be applicable every 6 years of service. 

Rollovers and payout of unused hours

  • Use-it-or-lose-it policy Not specified by law.

  • PTO payout at the termination

Employers are required to pay employees their regular wages at the termination of employment.

Maternity Leave, Child Raising Leave, Parental Leave

Maternity Leave

Employees are entitled to one and a half months of fully-paid maternity leave prior to an estimated date of delivery and one and a half months after the birth. 

Employers are required to provide proper accommodations to female employees who have to breastfeed their babies during work time. 

Paternity Leave

Male employees are entitled to up to two days of paid leave if their partners/wives gave birth to a baby or suffered a miscarriage. 

Miscarriage Leave

Employees are entitled to up to one and a half months of fully-paid leave or to a period of rest as stated in a medical certificate issued by the physician or a midwife. 

Sick Leave

Employees are entitled to sick leave. Employees are required to provide a medical certificate to their employers. For the first four months of leave, employees are entitled to receive 100 percent of their wages. For the next four months, they are entitled to 75% of their wages. For the third four months 50 % of their wages. For subsequent months, they shall be entitled to receive 25 (twenty-five) percent of their wages prior to the termination of employment by the employer.

Jury Duty Leave, and Voting Leave

Employees are entitled to take paid time off from work to perform their obligations to the State.

Bereavement Leave

Employees are entitled to up to 2 days of paid leave due to the death of their spouse, one of their parents or parent-in-law, or due to the death of their children or children-in-law.

If a member of the employee’s household dies, he/ she shall be entitled to 1 day of paid leave.

Military Leave

Not specified by law.

Please consult your local legal counsel to learn more about Indonesia Leave Laws.

To learn more about laws in various countries, check out our Leave Laws page.

All materials have been prepared for general information purposes only to permit you to learn more about this region's leave laws. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, and may not be current. Please contact your local legal counsel to learn more about the leave laws in your country.

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