Source UNJLC
Theme Border Crossings and Customs
Countries Indonesia
Document type Other

Notes:
*See next page for detail of letter content. BRR will provide Recommendation Letter and name of the ministry to which the UN agency, IO, or NGO the government department the agency must ALSO seek approval for importation.
** SPPB:  Letter of Agreement authorizing release of goods from Customs

+Vehicles

  • Import new vehicles (on a donation basis) - Vehicle Type Registration TPT (Tanda Pendaftaran Tipe) from Departemen Industri (Ministry of Industry) and Roadworthy Certificate from Dinas Perhubungan (Transport Department) are required.
  • Import used vehicles - Entrance Permit is required from the Ministry of Industry.

Contact Persons:

  • BRR Office, Mr. Agus Kuncoro (0812 857 0177)
  • Customs Office, Mr. Moch. Munif (0815 8479 7309) or Mr. Yudi (0813 6029 1636)

Import procedure:

1. Importer submits a letter (English or Bahasa Indonesia) with the following information to the BRR Office in Banda Aceh (BRR Officer Agus Kuncoro) requesting a Recommendation Letter (a BRR Recommendation Letter confirms that the imported goods are  humanitarian related):

  • a)    For vehicles: Vehicle type (manufacturer and model), quantity, serial number, chassis number, color, purpose/usage, location(s) at which vehicle will be used, condition (new/used), engine capacity (CC).
  • b)    For other goods: type, quantity, purpose/usage, location(s) at which goods will be used.

Importer will also discern from BRR the government ministry they must approach     for ministry Recommendation Letter.

2.    Obtain Recommendation Letter from appropriate (sector) government ministry.  Some ministry names and addresses:

  • Investment Goods (Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, etc) - letter from the Ministry of Industry, address: Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav. 52-53, Jakarta Selatan 12950, Phone: +62 21 525 2194, Fax: 526 1086
  • Food items - letter from the Trade Department, address: Jl. M. I Ridwan Rais No. 5 Jakarta 101101, Phone: +62 21-384 8667, 345 6318, Fax: 384 6106
  • Agricultural Goods - letter from the Agriculture Department, address: Jl. Harsono RM No.3 Ragunan-Jak Sel, Phone: +62 21-780 4086, 780 4056, 781 4265, Fax: 780 4106, 780 4237
  • Telecommunication Sets - letter from the Directorate Post & Telecommunication (Directorate Pos & Telekomunikasi), address: Jl. Merdeka Barat 17 Jakarta 10110, Phone: +62 21-383 5810, 383 5811, 383 5971, Fax: 386 7500, 383 5984

3.    VEHICLES - There are special requirements for importation of vehicles:

  • Import new vehicles (on a donation basis) - Vehicle Type Registration TPT (Tanda Pendaftaran Tipe) from Departemen Industri (Ministry of Industry) and Roadworthy Certificate from Dinas Perhubungan (Transport Department) are required.
  •  Import used vehicles - Entrance Permit is required from the Ministry of Industry.

4.    Present to the Customs Office:

  • a)    Manifest
  • b)    Invoice
  • c)    Packing List
  • d)    Bill of Lading / Airway Bill
  • e)    Recommendation Letter from BRR
  • f)    Letter of Application / Request from Consignee to Head of Customs for tax exemption.
  • g)    Recommendation Letter from the appropriate department / ministry in Jakarta.
  • h)    VEHICLES:  - see Vehicles section above.

4.    The Customs Office will publish a SPPB. (Letter of Agreement authorizing release of goods from Customs).

5.    Goods are released.