In regard to applicant, it’s already confirmed on Communication and Informatics Ministry Regulation Number 7 year of 2018 that the Applicant on Indonesia SDPPI Approval Certification have to be local company. Local company here can be defined as manufacturer, local distributor, local importer, or local representative of the company that’s officially registered in Indonesia. It’s stated in the section 59 about what it’s meant by applicant. They are:
- Brand owner that is legally incorporated in Indonesia;
- Indonesian business entity that’s designated as an authorized representative or distributor by foreign brand owner;
- Indonesian legal entity that manufactures Telecommunication Equipment for brand owners domiciled outside the territory of the Republic of Indonesia;
- Individuals or business entities that make, compile, and combine components of Telecommunication Equipment, so that they can function as Telecommunication Tools and / or Equipment.
Indeed, point 4 is not specifically mention company status, whether it is Indonesian company or foreign company. But still, due to the requirement of submitting application documents through Online Single Submission, Applicant on Indonesia SDPPI Approval Certification have to be local company. It is because only local company can get an access to Online Single Submission by inputting their Business License Number (NIB) and password.