Every country has its own standardized criteria for the imported and exported goods. So does Indonesia. Among the standardized license, SNI certification is one of the most important in Indonesia. Thus, what is SNI certificate in Indonesia?
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What is SNI Certificate in Indonesia?
Which Products That Needs SNI Certification?
Iron and steel products
Food and drinks
Electric and lighting cables
Water pump and toilet
Toys for children
AC and fan
Lighting and lighting material
Liquid gas pipe or bottle
Materials for construction,
Where Can I Find Information About SNI in Indonesia?
To find out if your goods need SNI certification, we will present some steps below:
1. Check The HS code
After clicking on the above link, type in the products you are looking for. Then click on the description that suits your product the most.
2. See The Restrictions and Prohibitions Section
While you are clicking the HS code of your product, you can scroll down to the Restrictions and Prohibitions section.
Look carefully at the Post Border Import Section. In order to import bar and rods to Indonesia, you need an SNI certificate from The Ministry of Trade of Indonesia.
How to Get a SNI Certificate in Indonesia?
To obtain an SNI certificate, you need to go through several stages. Generally, SNI certification goes through the following steps:
First of all, you need to submit the application to BSN (National Standardization Agency).
Therefore, make sure that you submit the required letters and documents so that the application can be processed.
After that, you need to wait for the BSN to review your documents.
When the BSN has finished reviewing the documents, they will announce their visit to your place. There, they will take a sample of your products. They will also check all the ingredients/details of your product.
After that, BSN will evaluate your products and check whether they meet the SNI standard or not. If you pass this process, you will be informed about the next step.
4. Supervision by BSN
If you pass the assessment, you will receive the certificate from BSN.
Importing Goods After Getting SNI Certificate to Indonesia
Notably, acquiring an SNI certificate have several requirements you must fulfill. One of the requirements is having a company in Indonesia.
Therefore, you need to have a company first, then submit the necessary business and goods permit.