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Temporary Admission

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This is an excerpt from Article 23, Customs Law, published by Directorate General of Customs and Excise, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia

What is meant by “Temporary Admission” (Imports based on Article 23 Customs Law)?
Goods imported which will be re-exported after use in Indonesian Territory.

What is the advantage of “Temporary Admission” facilities?
At the time of importation to Indonesia Territory, goods are exempted from customs duties as well as other import duties and taxes.

What type of goods can obtain “Temporary Admission” facilities?

  • Goods imported for exhibition which will be re-exported after the completion of the exhibition.
    Example: Goods for exhibition at the annual Jakarta Fair.
  • Imported goods which will definitely be re-exported from Indonesian territory.
    Example: Cars/vehicles brought by foreign tourists, goods which are required to support the implementation of a project, goods brought by foreign experts in relation to his/her profession in Indonesia.

What are the conditions required to obtain “Temporary Admission” facilities?
Goods imported should be non-consumable.

How to apply for “Temporary Admission”?

Apply the request to:

  • Chief Inspection Office of Customs and Excise, for imported goods which will be re-exported within 30 days or less;
  • Director General of Customs and Excise, for imported goods which will be re-exported in more than 30 days.

With an attachement of:

  • List of the imported goods;
  • Recommendation from the Department of Trade & Industry [Is it still valid?], in the case of goods subject to regulated trade.

How to settle Customs formalities ?
Apply for a “PIUD” (Entry Form) to the Inspection Office of Customs and Excise at the seaport/airport concerned where the import of goods are carried out, by attaching the approval for Temporary Admission granted by the authorized office (Directorate General of Customs and Excise or the Chief Inspection Office) as well as providing a bank-guarantee equivalent to the amount of customs duties as well as other import duties and taxes.

Notice:

Customs duties and other import duties and taxes will be claimed if:

  • Within the period stipulated, the goods or part of the goods are not re-exported from Indonesia Territory.
  • Within the period stipulated, the goods have been used in accordance with its purposes stated initially.

For further information, please contact the Customs and Excise Office at the seaport/airport concerned where the import of goods is carried out.

You can get this information from:
http://consular.indonesia-ottawa.org/foreign-citizens/customs-information/temporary-admission/
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