Manpower Mandatory Report (“Report”) Goes Online


On 6 November 2017, the Ministry of Manpower issued Regulation No. 18 of 2017 on the Procedures of Manpower Mandatory Online Report (“Regulation 18/2017”). This regulation revokes the previous Regulation No. PER.14/MEN/IV/2006 on the Procedure of Manpower Report in a Company and other implementing regulations.

Regulation 18/2017 mainly sets out the procedure for submitting the Online Report.

Types of report and period of submission

An employer must submit a Report in the following circumstances:

  • upon the commencement or establishment of business (if the employer is a business entity), or re-operation or relocation of the employer (“Report 1”);
  • before the employer’s cessation, relocation, winding-up or dissolution of the business (“Report 2”); and
  • at the submission of the Annual report (“Report 3”).

Reports 1 and 2 must be submitted no later than 30 days before or after the occurrence of the above event. Report 3 is submitted annually in December.

Procedures of submission

Account creation

Upon the date of coming into operation of Regulation 18/2017 on 6 November 2017, all reports must be submitted online via

Employers must create a registered account on the website prior to submitting the Reports.


Employers who contravene the requirements set out in Regulation 18/2017 may be fined up to IDR1,000,000 (approximately USD70) or imprisoned for 3 months pursuant to Law No. 7 of 1981 on the Mandatory Manpower Report in the Company.

If you have any questions  or require any additional information, please contact Poppy Rahmasuci, Steffen Hadi, or the ZICO Law partner you usually deal with.

This alert is for general information only and is not a substitute for legal advice.