Permits and licenses for new house

Obtaining the necessary permits and licenses is an important step in the process of building a new house in Indonesia. The specific permits and licenses required will vary depending on the location, type of property, and other factors. However, some of the most commonly required permits and licenses include:

  1. Persetujuan Bagunan Gedung (PBG) : This permit is issued by the government to the owner of a building or his representative to start construction, renovate, maintain or change the building as planned.

  2. Sertifikat Laik Fungsi (SLF) : proof that a building has been tested for reliability. Having an SLF means that a building has been recognized and is expected to provide a sense of security and comfort to its users.

  3. Environmental Permit (AMDAL): This permit is required for all construction projects that may have a significant impact on the environment. It must be obtained from the local government and verifies that the construction project will not cause significant harm to the environment.

  4. Land Use Permit (Izin Penggunaan Tanah): This permit is required to confirm the legal status of the land and verifies that the land can be used for the proposed construction project. It must be obtained from the local government.

  5. Building Construction Service Business License (SIUP-KB): This license is required for the contractor to perform construction activities legally. It must be obtained from the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.

  6. Tax ID (NPWP) and Business License (TDP): These documents are required for the legal entity behind the construction project to be recognized as a legal entity by the government.