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How Important is Halal Certification in Indonesia? – Indoservices

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How Important is Halal Certification in Indonesia? The majority of Indonesia’s population is Muslim. Therefore, it is very important for business actors to have and know how to obtain halal certification. This halal claim itself is not only specific to food and beverage products. Businesses operating in the field cosmetics And drug are also required to have halal certification.

Therefore, if you are planning to open a business or are already running a business but do not yet have a halal certificate, it is a good idea for you to immediately apply for a halal certificate. If customers feel comfortable using the product, it will certainly build a positive image for the company.

Why is it important for the business world to know how to get halal certification?

As previously mentioned, the majority of the population in Indonesia is Muslim. Therefore, many people tend to own or use products that have a halal label. Halal Certificate is a guarantee of the halalness of products traded or circulating in Indonesia.

The government has also implemented halal certification obligations regulated in Law no. 33 of 2014 concerning Halal Product Guarantee (JPH), the Job Creation Law, and also Government Regulation no. 39 of 2021 concerning Implementation of Halal Product Guarantees.

Indonesian Halal Label

By getting a Halal Certificate, consumers and companies will gain mutual benefits. Customers feel safe and comfortable consuming or using the product and the level of consumer trust in the company will increase. If a product has a halal label, the quality guarantee provided will have a positive impact on the company.

Generally, the presence of a halal logo on a product is the main reference before deciding to buy an item or not.

Halal certificate function

Apart from gaining consumer trust, here are several other functions of having a halal certificate for business products.

  • Has a competitive advantage, especially compared to competitors who have not yet carried out halal certification.
  • It is valid proof of a product or service if the goods or services provided are in accordance with Islamic recommendations and sharia. This includes procurement of raw materials to the manufacturing process.
  • The presence of a halal logo also prevents business and product actors from accusations without any basis.
  • Customers will find it easier to make decisions that will most likely lead to purchasing your product.
  • Standards for the manufacture of food, drinks, medicines and cosmetics are guaranteed to be implemented in accordance with Islamic law.
  • Companies will find it easier to reach a larger consumer demographic, especially the Muslim demographic.
  • Companies that have received halal certification from MUI has contributed to assisting the government and religious organizations in monitoring and guaranteeing the products and services provided to the community.
  • Companies that have an official halal certificate can put a halal label on every product package they market.

Halal certificate requirements

Before knowing how to get halal certificationeach company must meet the following requirements.

Indonesian Halal logo

Company legal documents

In the process of issuing halal certification, BPJPH (Halal Product Guarantee Administering Agency) requires data from the company. This data consists of NIB (Business Identification Number) and at least one person tasked with supervising Halal Certificates.

However, if you don’t have an NIB, it can be proven with other data such as NPWP (Taxpayer Identification Number), NKV (Veterinary Control Number), IUMK (Micro and Small Business Permit) or IUI (Industrial Business Permit).

Product name and type

Companies are required to have a name and type of product that matches the name and type of product to be certified halal.

List of products, ingredients and processing

All types of raw materials and processing must also be attached to meet halal certification requirements. Companies also need to attach product processing processes which consist of purchasing, receiving, storing materials, processing, packaging, product storage and product distribution.

The materials used by the product must also be halal, whether raw materials, additional or complementary materials, as well as the main packaging materials.

In addition, companies must be able to guarantee that their products are not contaminated with haram or dirty (unclean) materials in their production processes or facilities.

Halal guarantee system document

Every business actor is required to have a halal guarantee system document. This is important to do in maintaining the continuity of the halal production process.

Flow to get halal certification

Even though registering for a Halal Certificate is quite a long process, basically the process and method of getting it from MUI is not difficult. Following are several series of stages on how to get halal certification.

  • Apply for the certificate online at ptsp.halal.go.id page.
  • BPJPH will check the completeness of the application data that has been submitted. If the documents are complete, BPJPH will immediately send the documents to the Halal Inspection Agency for the document inspection process and calculation of product halal inspection costs.
  • Generally, the process of calculating product halal inspection costs takes a maximum of two working days. However, if the documents are not appropriate, the LPH (Halal Inspection Agency) will ask you to correct the completeness of the documents first.
  • You can see the calculation of product halal inspection costs according to the unit cost multiplied by the mandays set by BPJPH. Provisions for product halal inspection costs are not included in product halal testing costs through accredited laboratories, and are not included in accommodation and transportation costs in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws and regulations.
  • After that, BPJH will issue payment bills to business actors or business owners.
  • Next, business actors are required to make bill payments followed by uploading proof of payment within a maximum period of around 10 working days from when the bill was first given.
  • If the business actor does not make payment according to the specified time limit, the application will be cancelled.
  • If you have sent proof of payment, BPJPH will verify it. If possible, BPJPH will immediately issue a document receipt letter as a basis for assigning LPH to carry out product halal testing.
  • The time required for product inspection and testing is approximately 15 working days.
  • Furthermore, LPH will submit a report on the results of inspection and testing of the halalness of a product through the MUI (Indonesian Ulema Council) by uploading documents via the SiHalal application.
  • Then, the MUI will hold a halal fatwa trial and then convey the results of the halal decision by uploading related documents to the SiHalal application.
  • BPJPH will soon issue halal certificates and business actors can also download digital halal certificates via the SiHalal application.

If you experience difficulties or are unfamiliar with the process of registering a halal certificate in Indonesia, the procedures and legal basis that apply in Indonesia.

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