Mandatory Data for B/L and Manifest in Indonesia
By May 23rd, 2018 new requirements for manifest declaration from/to Indonesia have been implemented by the Ministry of Finance.
For the future, shippers and consignees will be responsible for providing the information, so documentation can be correctly updated and submitted to the authorities. The following information must be provided to the carrier while submitting your shipping instruction for Indonesia Customs filing:
- TAX ID
Similar to NPWP of the Shipper (for Export) and Consignee (for Import). In case of "To Order BL“, please advise TAX ID of Notify Party. Please use only the 15 - digit numeric part of the TAX ID for the declaration.
- HS CODE
A six - digit code distinguishing different types cargo to be mentioned under Description of Goods.
House B/L (only for NVOCC/Forwarders)
It is mandatory to mention whether House B/L are issued by Shipper (for export) or by Consignee (for import). According to the regulation, NVOCCs themselves must fill the customs system directly.
We thank you for your coorporation, and if there are any questions please contact your local Martin Bencher office.
Martin Bencher Group