Application of Customs Identification Number (NIK) Indonesia

Application for the Customs Identification Number (NIK) is electronically submitted by the trading company to the Directorate General of Customs and Excise. Depending on the type of business, the trading company needs to submit the following additional documents:

1. For importers:

a. Deed of Establishment and the amendments;
b. Decree of Minister of Law and Human Right;
c. Domicile Certificate;
d. Taxpayer Identification Number (NPWP);
e. Business License (SIUP);
f. Company registration (TDP);
g. Import Identification Number (API);
h. Identity (ID and NPWP) of Director and Commissioner;
i. Financial of annual report; and
j. Statement letter.

2. For exporters:

a. Deed of Establishment and the amendments;
b. Decree of Minister of Law and Human Right;
c. Domicile Certificate;
d. Taxpayer Identification Number (NPWP);
e. Business License (SIUP);
f. Company registration (TDP);
g. Import Identification Number (API);
h. Identity (ID and NPWP) of Director and Commissioner;
i. Financial of annual report; and
j. Statement letter.

3. For carriers:

a. Deed of Establishment and the amendments;
b. Decree of Minister of Law and Human Right;
c. Domicile Certificate;
d. Taxpayer Identification Number (NPWP);
e. Business License;
f. Company registration;
g. Import Identification Number (API);
h. Identity (ID and NPWP) of Director and Commissioner;
i. Financial of annual report;
j. Permit related to transport business activities over land, sea or air; and
k. Statement letter.

Based on Minister of Finance regulation number 59/PMK.04/2014 on Customs Registration, within three days after delivery of the documents, the Director of the Director of Directorate General of Customs and Excise (Director) must issue an official receipt notice, upon a receipt of the complete documents

For the purpose of examining the trading company, officials of the Directorate General of Customs and Excise may request to submit additional data, other than the documents described above.

Within approximately two working days after issuance of the official receipt notice, the Director can either accept or reject the application for registration of the Customs Identification Number (NIK) by the trading company. Upon acceptance, the Director shall, on behalf of the Directorate General of Customs and Excise, issue the Customs Identification Number (NIK).

This column is provided by PNB Law Firm Jakarta

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