Begins when the exporter prepares the goods to be exported by packaging, stuffing it into the container until the goods are ready to be sent. After the goods are ready and there is a schedule for the ship to transport the goods, the exporter can submit customs documents known as Notification of Export Goods (PEB). The PEB contains data on exported goods including:

  • Data Exporter
  • Recipient data
  • Customs Broker Data (if any)
  • Means of transport that will transport
  • Country of destination
  • Item details, such as number and type of goods, accompanying documents, No containers used.

After the PEB is submitted to the local Customs Office, Export approval will be given and the goods can be sent to the port which can then be loaded onto the ship or transport facilities to the destination country.

Each PEB document is required to pay non-tax state income that can be paid at the bank or at the local customs office. For the amount of export tax, each item also varies according to the decision of the finance minister.

Each item to be exported has its own rules depending on the goods. for example for goods in the form of wood, the exported wood requires a Surveyor Report document, endorsement of the Timber Industry Revitalization Agency, for which there are also other goods in the form of mining goods which require to use surveyor reports.

Definition of Procedure Export of goods in general is the activity of issuing / sending goods abroad, usually in large quantities for trading purposes, and involving Custom (Customs) both in the country of origin and destination country. Customs is tasked with overseeing the entry and exit of goods in a country.

What about the Export procedure or mechanism if you are going to export from Indonesia abroad? The following are the usual steps in the export process:
  1. Find out in advance whether the goods you are going to export include items that are prohibited for export, are allowed to be exported but with restrictions, or goods that are freely exported (according to Indonesian laws and regulations). To find out, can be seen at
  2. Also ascertain whether your goods are allowed to enter the export destination country.
  3. If you already get a buyer, determine the payment system, determine the quantity and specs, etc., then you prepare the goods that you will export and the documents according to the agreement with the buyer.
  4. Carry out customs notification to the government (Customs) by using the Goods Export Notification document (PEB) along with supplementary documents.
  5. After your export is approved by Customs, an NPE document will be issued (Export Approval Note). If an NPE has been issued, then your goods are legally considered as export goods.
    Stuffing and shipping your goods using air transportation modes (air cargo), sea (sea cargo), or land.
  6. Insure your goods / cargo (if using the CIF term)
  7. Take payment at the Bank 


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*The above-mentioned regulations may change with or without notice.