Business Licenses

Business licenses and permits are required to operate professionally and as a business it is your responsibility to make sure you have the correct documentation.
We will help you prepare and get it.

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What is Business License ?

A business license is a document that gives you the right to do business. License requirements vary depending on the nature of your company's business or intellectual property. Whether it is a small business or a large company, all business entities in Indonesia are required to obtain a business license. Without a license, your business would be vulnerable to a government shutdown.

Why Do You Need It ?

A license is a permit granted by the authority to own, use, or do something. Businesses also require a license according to the business activities. This license is needed to show that the business is running legally.
For example, a drug store needs to have Medical Distribution Permits. A cafe needs to have a Business Registration Number. A Hotel needs to report for an Environment License.

How Can You Get It ?

vOffice is committed to assisting you in growing your business. We help you not only set up the company in Indonesia, but also acquire licenses according to your needs.
With only simple processes and requirements, you can get your permits to open a cafe, restaurant, hospitality business, trading, or anything you want.

How to obtain a business license in Indonesia

We can help you apply for the license required to operate your business in Indonesia.


Determining the Licenses You Need

Research what licenses you need to start a business to know what business licenses you need.


Completing and submitting an application

Once you know what licenses your business needs, we can help you prepare the paperwork and submit it to the relevant government agencies.


Prepare for business

Once you have your business license, your business is ready. The time it takes to process each license depends on the type of license.


Indonesian PMA Business License Classification

  • A organisation engaged in standard trading, goods, or different offerings ought to have a enterprise license;
  • A organisation engaged withinside the production enterprise outdoor of oil, gas, and geothermal energy, ought to have an commercial enterprise license;
  • A organisation engaged in different industries, consisting of creation, ought to have a creation enterprise license; and
  • Other licenses primarily based totally at the organisation's enterprise activities.

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Procedures and Requirements


Application Procedures

Required conditions :

  • A PMA Company may also follow for a everlasting license to the Head of Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) or Head of Region Investment Coordinating Board (BKPMD). Regarding the issuer, it relies upon upon the overseas funding license, the enterprise activities, and additionally the dwelling house of the organisation;
  • The applicant ought to entire and signal the software shape for a enterprise license at BKPM or BKPMD workplace and fasten the specified documents; and
  • BKPM or BKPMD officials will test all of the documents and the eligibility and completeness of the software, after which problem the everlasting license certificate.


Required conditions

Required conditions :

  • Copy of : Approval of investment license; Articles of Incorporation and amendments thereto; Headquarters, NPWP and TDP. Business contract/rental and building owner certificate; Identity card and KITAS passport for foreigners;
  • Harassment Law and Site Permission (SITU);
  • Directory of office and industrial equipment.
  • Company organizational structure.


Processing time and effectiveness

Required conditions :

  • Processing time for a trade license application is 14 business days once all document requirements are met.
  • Business licenses are typically valid for 30 years.

Our Packages

Average Timeline: 3 Days

  • USD 300
  • free consultation
  • Include
  • OSS username
  • Business Registration Number
  • Low Risk Business License
  • Export & Import Number Permit
  • USD 390
  • free consultation
  • Include :
  • Account access to customs website
  • Export & Import permit

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