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Every processed food produced domestically or imported to be traded in retail packaging is required to have an “Edar Permit”. Prior to sales and marketing in the Indonesian local market, all food and beverage products must undergo certification by the Food and Drug Administration (BPOM).

With the BPOM label, it indicates that the product being sold has guaranteed product status from the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency. With BPOM certificates for products, consumers and potential consumers feel more secure and confident in consuming or using the products being sold.

Product Registration Requirements at BPOM

The Indonesian government does not limit every business to register their products at BPOM, but companies that register their products in Indonesia must be aware of the obligations and restrictions that apply to both domestic and foreign products. According to BPOM Regulation, those who can import Food and Beverage Products, Drugs or Cosmetics are:
1. Domestic Products (PDN) as MD.
2. Overseas products as ML.

Registration of MD and ML products must meet the characteristics, such as:
1.  Type of food.
2.  Composition.
3.  Label Design.
4.  Type of Packaging.

There are at least 8 documents required for BPOM Registration required in the food and beverage registration process in Indonesia, namely:
1.  Free Sales Certificate in the country of origin.
2.  Ingredients of the finished product and raw materials (including expired info).
3.  HACCP Validation.
4.  Certificate of Finished Product Analysis.
5.  Raw Material & Ingredients Certificate of Analysis.
6.  packaging information.
7.  product code explanation.
8.  Letter of Authorization.

Period of Validity of Distribution Permit

The process of applying for a distribution permit at BPOM for both domestic and foreign products is carried out with different time provisions depending on the product and the completeness of the requirements fulfilled by business actors to facilitate obtaining a distribution permit.

As a result of product registration at BPOM, BPOM issues a Circulation Permit which is valid for 5 years and can be extended with a period of 6 months before the Circulation Permit expires.


The information provided here is based on our long experience. The process or requirement may vary depending on the specific facts and conditions. Besides, the law and regulations in Indonesia subject to frequent changes. Please contact us as your consultant to get an up to date information and accurate advice. More Information click here and You can also follow our social media accounts to see the latest information posts. please click on the following links: Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and Twitter.

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Selling unregistered products in Indonesia is illegal and may result in penalties, fines, product confiscation, and legal consequences for the responsible parties. It can also damage the reputation of the brand and jeopardize consumer safety.

Various products may require registration in Indonesia, including but not limited to pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, cosmetics, medical devices, chemicals, and agricultural products.

Product registration is necessary to ensure that products comply with Indonesian regulations, safety standards, and quality requirements. It also helps protect consumers from potential harm or risks associated with unsafe or substandard products.

The duration of the registration process can vary depending on the type of product, complexity of the application, and regulatory requirements. It may take several months to complete, from the submission of the application to the issuance of the registration certificate.

To ensure compliance with Indonesian regulations, it is advisable to work with experienced regulatory consultants or legal advisors who are familiar with the registration process and requirements. Conducting thorough research and staying updated on regulatory changes is also crucial.

In many cases, having a local representative or authorized agent is required for product registration in Indonesia. They can assist with the application process, liaise with regulatory authorities, and ensure compliance with local regulations.