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Licensing – Corporate License, Technique and Operation

Our licensing team has gained lots of experience in obtaining licenses for various industries from local to central government agencies. Our team will assist you in obtaining operational permits required for your business.

Please see below the area of industries that we focus on:

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

General Licenses

Location Permit (Izin Lokasi)

A permit granted to business entities to obtain the land for the purpose of its businesses and/or its activities.

Company Domicile Certificate ( Surat Keterangan Domisili Perusahaan)

A certificate explaining the domicile or permanent residence of a company.

Building Permit (Izin Mendirikan Bangunan)

A permit granted by the Regional Head to building owners to build, change, expand, reduce, and/or maintain the buildings in accordance with the applied administrative and the technical requirements.

Billboard/Advertisement Operational Permit ( Izin Penyelenggaraan Reklame)

A permit granted by the Regional Government to install various advertising equipment or billboards in the business places or in other locations within a certain time.

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

BKPM

Permit for Foreign Company Representative Office ( Izin Kantor Perwakilan Perusahaan Asing (“ KPPA”) )

A permit granted to establish an office headed by individual Indonesian citizens, or foreign nationals appointed by foreign companies, or a combination of foreign companies abroad as their representatives in Indonesia.

Permit for Foreign Company Trade Representative Office ( Izin Kantor Perwakilan Perusahaan Perdagangan Asing (“ KP3A”) )

A permit granted to establish an office headed by individuals who are Indonesian citizens or foreign nationals appointed by foreign trade companies or a combination of foreign companies abroad as their representatives in Indonesia.

Permit for Foreign Construction Business Entities Representative Office ( Izin Kantor Perwakilan Badan Usaha Jasa Konstruksi (“ BUJK”) )

A permit granted to establish a business entity established under the law of and domiciled in a foreign country, having a representative office in Indonesia, and is equated with Limited Liability Company engaging in the business of construction services.

Permit for Foreign Representative Office of the Sub Sector of Oil and Gas License ( Izin Kantor Perwakilan Asing Subsektor Minyak dan Gas Bumi )

A permit granted to establish an office headed by individual Indonesian citizens, or foreign nationals appointed by foreign companies, or a combination of foreign companies abroad as their representatives in Indonesia in the oil and gas subsector.

Recommendations for Limited Resident Visa as A Shareholder ( Rekomendasi Pemberian Visa Tinggal Terbatas Sebagai Pemegang Saham )

Recommendations given by BKPM to shareholders who will apply for a limited resident visa to the Directorate General of Immigration of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Recommendations for Status Transferring from a Visit Permit to a Limited Residence Permit ( Rekomendasi Alih Status Izin Tinggal Kunjungan Menjadi Izin Tinggal Terbatas )

Recommendations given by BKPM to foreign nationals who previously had a visit permit to become a limited residence permit which is granted by the Directorate General of Immigration of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Recommendation for Status Transferring of a Limited Residence Permit to a Permanent Residence Permit ( Rekomendasi Alih Status Izin Tinggal Terbatas Menjadi Izin Tinggal Tetap )

Recommendations given by BKPM to foreign nationals who previously had a limited residence permit to become a permanent residence permit which is granted by the Directorate General of Immigration Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

Mining

Mining Business License for Exploration ( IUP for Exploration)

A business license granted to carry out activities of General Investigation, Exploration and Feasibility Study.

Special Mining Business License for Exploration ( IUPK for Exploration)

A business license granted to carry out activities of General Investigation, Exploration and Feasibility Study in the area of a special mining business permit.

Mining Business License for Production Operation ( IUP for Production Operation)

A business license granted to carry out activities of production operations after the completion of the IUP for Exploration.

Special Mining Business License for Production Operation ( IUPK for Production Operation)

A business license granted to carry out activities production operation activities after the completion of the IUPK for Exploration

Mining Business License for Production Operation specifically for Processing and/or Refining

A business license granted to buy, transport, process and purify, including to sell mineral mining commodities or processed coal.

Mining Business License for Production Operation specifically for Transportation and/or Sales

A business license granted to buy, transport and sell mineral or coal mining commodities.

Mining Service License (Izin Usaha Jasa Pertambangan)

A business license granted to carry out mining service activities.

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

Fintech

Registration of Electronic System Providers

A registration for Electronic System Providers who have:

a. Online portals, sites or applications through the internet that is used to facilitate the supply and/or trade of goods and/or services;

b. Electronic systems in which there are payment facilities and/or other financial transactions online through data communication networks or the internet;

c. Electronic systems that are used for electronic information processing and contain or require a deposit of funds, or that are equated with funds;

d. Electronic systems that are used for customer data processing or storing for public operational activities serving related to financial transaction and trade activities;

e. Electronic Systems that are used for sending paid digital materials through data networks, either by downloading via portals/sites, by sending via e-mail, or through other applications to the users device.

Registration Certificate

A certificate for P2P Lending activity, by submitting a registration application to the OJK. Registration application of the Provider is submitted by the Board of Directors to the OJK c.q. the Chief Executive Officer of Insurance, Pension Funds, Financing Institutions, and Other Financial Institutions.

Business Permit as Providers

A permit for provider that has been registered in the OJK, by submitting an application within 1 (one) year at the latest since it is registered in the OJK . In the event that such period has elapsed, Provider that has obtained a registration certificate but does not apply for a license or does not comply with the licensing requirements, its registration certificate as Provider must be canceled.

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

Customs, Export, Import and Trading

Customs Registrations

A registration activity carried out by customs and excise service users (importers, exporters, taxpayers, excise goods entrepreneurs, transporters, bonded zone businessmen and others) to obtain customs identity numbers

Customs Number (NIK)

An identification number for a person or a company, which is used to access or connect to customs systems using information technology or manually

Import Facilities for Export (KITE)

KITE is one of the facilities of the Minister of Finance carried out by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise, for the purpose of processed/assembled/installed of imported goods that will be exported, shall be granted import duty relief

Excisable Entrepreneur Numbers ( nomor pokok pengusaha barang kena cukai)

A permission to carry out activities as a factory entrepreneur, place of storage, importer of excisable goods, distributors, or employers of retail sales in the field of excise

Temporary Import Permit

A temporary permit for imported goods into customs areas which are specifically intended to be re-exported within a maximum period of 3 (three) years.

Bonded Storage Area Permit (Izin Kawasan Berikat)

A permit for bonded stockpiling area for storing imported goods and/or goods originating from other places in the customs area to be processed or combined before being exported or imported for use

General Import Identification Number (API-U)

A permission for certain imported goods for trading purposes granted only to companies

Supplier Import Identification Number (API-P)

A permission to import supplier which refers as capital goods, raw materials, supporting materials, and/or any materials to support the production process, granted for companies

Registered Importer (Importir Terdaftar)

A permission granted for companies to import goods to be distributed to producers

Import Approval (Persetujuan Impor)

An approval granted to companies to import goods with approval from Minister

Registered Exporter (Eksportir Terdaftar)

A permission granted to companies or individuals that have received recognition from the Minister of Industry and Trade to export certain goods in accordance with applicable regulations

Export Approval (Persetujuan Ekspor)

An approval granted to companies or individuals that have received approval from the Minister of Industry and Trade to export certain goods in accordance with applicable regulations

Warehouse Registration Certificate ( Tanda Daftar Gudang)

A certificate granted to Warehouse Owner as a proof of warehouse registration, which is based on class, area and storage capacity

Franchise Registration Certificate (STPW)

A certificate of prospectus registration or registration of agreement given to franchisor and/or franchisee, granted to franchise recipients after fulfilling the registration requirements specified in the Ministerial Regulation.

Agency/distributor Registration ( Tanda Pendaftaran Agen atau Distributor Barang dan/atau Jasa )

A registration granted to the company as the right holder of the distribution of sales of certain goods provided by the government, either as agents or distributors

Certificate of Retailer for Alcoholic Beverages of Group A

Alcoholic beverages can only be traded by business entities who already have permission to trade alcoholic beverages in accordance with their classification, where Group A of alcoholic drinks are beverages containing ethyl alcohol or ethanol (C2H5OH) with levels of up to 5% (five percent)

Letter of Description on Direct Seller Drinking in Place of Alcoholic Beverages of Group A (SKPL-A)

A letter permitted to sell alcoholic beverages to be consumed directly on spot only limited within these following places:

a. Hotels, Restaurants, Bars in accordance with the laws and regulations in the field of tourism; and

b. certain other places determined by the Regent / Mayor and Governor for the Province of the Special Capital Region of Jakarta.

Suple Goods Distribution Registration Certificate ( Tanda Daftar Pelaku Usaha Distribusi-Barang Kebutuhan Pokok )

A certificate for Distributors, Sub-Distributors, Agents who distribute one/more basic need items, namely rice, soybeans for tofu and tempeh, chili, onions, sugar, cooking oil, wheat flour, beef, chicken meat and eggs

Approval of Organizing Trade Shows, Conventions and or Trade Seminars

An approval granted to any operator of a trade show, convention and or international trade seminar, which are classified in the form of:

a. Trade Shows, Conventions and or International Trade Seminars

b. Trade Shows, Conventions and or National Trade Seminars

c. Trade Shows, Conventions and or Local Trade Seminars

Registration of the Conformity Assessment Institute ( Pendaftaran LPK)

A registration for institutions that carry out conformity assessment activities. LPK must be an Indonesian legal entity in accordance with the laws and regulations and has been accredited by KAN with the appropriate scope. LPKs that carry out conformity assessment activities must be registered with an institution determined by the minister who administers government affairs in the trade sector.

Measuring and Weighing Equipment Permit (UTTP)

A permit for the purpose of determining results of measurement, rooting, or weighing in the public interest, business, delivery or receipt of goods, also for determining levies or wages, determining the final product in the company, and implementing legislation.

Registration Items Related to Security, Safety, Health and the Environment (K3L)

A registration of goods related to security, safety, health and the environment that are produced domestically or imported, before distributed in the market

Issuance of Registration Number Goods with SNI

SNI certificate is a certificate issued by a product certification institution granted to producers who are able to produce goods and/or services in accordance with the requirements of the Indonesian National Standard ( SNI)

Registration of Standard Indonesian Rubber Manufacturer Identification Sign (TPP SIR)

A registration given by the Ministry of Trade to the Standard Producer of Indonesian Rubber

Registration of Instructions for Use (Manual) and Warranty Card in Indonesian Language for Telematics / Electronic Products

Warranty Card is a card that states the guarantee of the availability of spare parts as well as after-sales facilities and services in the Indonesian Language Electronics and Telematics Products.

The registration of this card explains that the Instructions for Use and Guarantee Card for Electronic Products and Telematics Products have been registered with the authorized official at the Ministry of Trade.

Futures Exchange Business License

Registration and permit for future trading, which is anything related to Commodity sale and purchase with subsequent delivery based on Futures Contracts and options for Futures Contracts.

Business Licensefor Futures Clearing House

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

Tourism

Tourism Business Registration ( Tanda Daftar Usaha Pariwisata)

A registration for tourism businesses to be listed in the Tourism Business List.

Business Certification (Sertifikasi Usaha)

A certificate issued by an institution authorized by the Ministry of Tourism proving the certified tourism businesses meets certain standards.

Business Field

Permits

Description of the Permit

Construction

Construction Services Business License ( Izin Usaha Jasa Konstruksi)

A license to conduct business in the field of construction services provided by the Regency / City Government

Flood Control Permit (Surat Izin Peil Banjir)

A permit stating that the ground level of the place to be hydrologically built is the safest from the risk of flooding.

Utilization and Function Plan License for Condominium ( Izin Rencana Fungsi dan Pemanfaatan Rusun)

A permit granted to business entities who will conduct flat construction activities so that the plan for the construction of the flat is approved by the local government

Change of Utilization and Function Plan License for Condominium( Izin Perubahan Rencana Fungsi dan Pemanfaatan Rusun )

A permit granted to the construction of towers to make changes to the Permit for the Function and Utilization of Flats which had previously been provided by the local government

License for Property Development and Operation ( Izin Usaha Pembangunan dan Pengusahaan Properti)

A permit granted to business entities who will carry out development activities and business activities

Housing Business License ( Izin Usaha Bidang Perumahan)

A permit granted to business entities carrying out housing construction activities

Why you should hire us?

In today’s dynamic business world, professional, fast and responsive legal consultants are needed by companies to support their business or their business plans. Professional legal consultants are also needed to provide great legal services as well as to provide general legal services i.e. licensing services, company establishments and other company services. The demand for general legal services tends to increase over time. However, many companies have no other options but to appoint corporate law firms with excessive charges for such legal services.

We are here to provide the solutions you need. Supported by professional legal consultants, we are ready to assist you both in providing legal services on licensing matters, company establishments, expatriate formalities, limited legal due diligence, court search and providing shelf companies. At a reasonable cost, we will provide you with great legal services.

Licensing FAQ

What you need to know about Licensing

How long does it take to obtain business permits in Indonesia?

It depends on the type of permit. After the issuance of One Single Submission (OSS) regulation, some business permits are obtained through the OSS System by fulfilling several commitments required by the regulations.

Can ET assist Clients to obtain business permits other than the above business permits?

We can assist the Clients to obtain all required business licenses to support their business activities.

What are the steps to obtain business permits in Indonesia?

Some business permits are obtained through the online system. However, some business permits require manual procedures by submitting physical documents to relevant government agencies. In general, manual procedures are required for business permits issued by local governments.

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