Halal Certification in Indonesia

A large majority of Indonesia’s population are Muslims. For foreign investors and business owners, it is crucial to know that Muslims in Indonesia commonly prefer to consume products that are certified as halal. As a result, registering your products for halal certification is a must. 

In Indonesia, the responsibility to verify halal products is held collaboratively by Lembaga Pengkajian Pangan, Obat-obatan, dan Kosmetika Majelis Ulama Indonesia Majelis Ulama Indonesia (LPPOM MUI), Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Produk Halal (BPJPH), and Lembaga Pemeriksa Halal (Halal Audit Institution) 

Requirements of Halal Certification in Indonesia

  1. Applicant data: Business ID Number. If the applicant does not have a Business ID number, other documents such as Tax ID Number (NPWP), SIUP, IUMK, IUI, and NKV are allowed as substitutes.
  2. Name and type of products
  3. Ingredient of products: main and additional ingredients
  4. Product processing procedures, which includes its purchase, receival, packaging, storage of its ingredients and final product. 
  5. Halal Assurance System (JSH) documents, which is a certification with a ranking system ranging in A, B, and C. These three types descend based on the quality determined in the audit process.

Procedure of Halal Certification in Indonesia

There are several procedures of halal certification in Indonesia. First, the applicant must submit their documents. Second, the submitted documents will be verified by the BPJBH to ensure that they are authentic and complete. Upon successful verification of the documents, the potential halal product will be tested by the LPH. After that, the MUI will determine whether the product meets the halal criteria in a Fatwa Halal court session. Should the product pass all the required criterias, the halal certificate will be issued by BPJPH. Once your product is certified as Halal, you will be eligible to put this stamp on your packaging. It is important to know that the Halal certification’s logo has been renewed recently.

How can Double M Help?

Halal certification in Indonesia requires the preparation of multiple documents. Double M strives to help our clients throughout the whole process.Should you have any inquiries, please contact us.

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