What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

Senior High School Graduate

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In Indonesia Guiding License is issued by the Provincial Tourism Authorities

Who is responsible for certification?: 

The Association, supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism or an Institution like Tourist Guides Training Centre

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

General Guide training (Local)

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Foreign Tour Guides, Late Payments, Low Fees/Remuneration, Shopping Obligation, No Social Security, Too Many Guides, Lack of Mutual Co-Operation

Entry prepared by: 
Indonesian Tourist Guide Association
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 09/11/12

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