Halal certificate is a written fatwa issued by MUI for products that have been declared halal after going through the registration process, audit and meeting of the MUI Fatwa Commission.
LPPOM MUI is Assessment Institution of Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Majelis Ulama Indonesia which is an independent institution under the MUI whose task is to carry out halal certification processes starting from registration, document collection, audit until making report before determinded of the halal status of materials by the Fatwa Commission.
Products that can be issued halal certificates by MUI include food products, medicines, cosmetics, use goods (chemicals, soap, detergents, leather, water filters, etc.), etc.
To identify product categories, the company can see the LPPOM MUI
Director’s Decree Letter About The Provisions of Grouping SH
MUI Products at the following link :
The Provisions of Grouping SH MUI Products.pdf
The company must prepare documents related to the Halal Assurance System
and implementing, evaluating (internal audit) and doing corrective actions
if there are weaknesses related to the Halal Assurance System. After the
process was did, the company can register for halal certification. For more
detailed procedures can be seen on the website link :Halal Certification Procedure
Valid for all companies that submit applications at Cerol system.
Registration of halal products can be done at the LPPOM MUI Head Office
or LPPOM MUI Province. The requirements of registration at LPPOM MUI Province
among others are the company produce products in one area and marketed in
certain regions (not national scale). If the product has been produced and
marketed nationally, then the company must register at LPPOM MUI Head Office.
Registration to LPPOM MUI Province can be done in each province. The list of addresses and contact numbers of LPPOM MUI Province can be seen at the LPPOM MUI website www.halalmui.org. Registration to the LPPOM MUI Head Office can be done online at www.e-lppommui.org.
To find out the requirements of the Halal Assurance System can be obtained through training held by LPPOM MUI. The training schedule can be accessed at www.halalmui.org.
To get MUI halal certificate takes time 75 calendar days since the complete registration at Cerol system. For companies located abroad approximately takes time 90 days apply for 1 type of product and 1 factory.
This is the following of the approximate time of the certification process (domestic) :
The approximate length of the certification process above applies with term :
MUI halal certificate is valid for 2 years and must be re-certified (extension) approximately 3 months before the expiry date.
Yes, it’s charged cost. To find out the estimated cost of halal certification can be asked to the treasurer of LPPOMMUI via email [email protected] by informing the type, number, and location the production of product.
The payment account number information can be seen on the email notification that sent to the company email, after done the registration on the Cerol system.
Based on regulations from the government (BPOM RI), for retail products that will publish a halal logo are only permitted to use the MUI halal logo. For non-retail products may publish a halal logo from the origin country.
No. Raw materials other than animal derivatives material (except marine animals), flavor, fragrance, seasoning and vitamin premix can be supplemented with other supporting documents such as specifications, process diagram flow, questionnaires, and other supporting documents that explain the origin of the material. Moreover, the raw materials that enter the List of Non-Critical Raw Materials do not need to attach supporting documents for the material. A list of Non-Critical Raw Materials can be found on the website www.halalmui.org.
Yes, halal certificate documents from abroad can be used but only those issued by halal institutions recognized by the MUI. Please check the receiving requirement of halal certificates as a supported of halal and the List of Halal Certification Institutions (LSH) that recognized by MUI at www.halalmui.org. If it does not listed in the list of halal institutions that recognized by the MUI, companies can submit approval for new materials by attaching supporting documents another materials (flowcharts process, specifications, etc.). However, other documents do not apply to derivatives raw materials / flavor / fragrance (these materials must include halal certificates).
For your information, LSH also has a validity period of recognition certificate from MUI which is renewed once every 2 years. Halal certificates issued by halal institutions whose certificates have been expired can still be used as supporting documents of material (both new and existing materials) as long as the halal certificate is still valid and materials are produced before the validity period of the halal certificate expires. However, if the halal certificate is issued after LSH expires, then SH document cannot be used unless validity period of LSH has been renewed by MUI.
The new raw material that will be used for products that have been certified halal
must be registered for the request of approval used of new raw materials, for all
material consultations is done through Cerol on the "Raw Material Approval Inquiry"
menu. The procedure of submited for permission to use new raw materials can be seen
in the following user manual at the following link :
Cerol Manual Guide for Companies.pdf
If materials is still not approved, then the company can submitted again the request at the same menu and will get a new permit letter number.
The new raw material that have been approved previously at the "Inquiry Material Approval" menu is not automatically entry into the list of material on the "Registered Material" menu, so the company needs to make a new list of raw materials and add it into Cerol when registration renewal of halal certificates.
Trial raw materials / that used on products that have not been registered with halal certification do not need to get LPPOM MUI approval including for production scale trials. The company just need to ensures that the materials are pork free (if using production facilities used for products that are halal certified). The new raw material can be registered at the same time when do registration of new products at registration for development and extension (if it will be certified halal).
The company can request a reference letter in process of halal certification. Reference Letter in Process-SKP (for new applications), Reference Letter Process of Extension-SKPP (for applications of extention) or Reference Letter of Halal-SKH (for products that have passed fatwa). For request a reference letter of process can be done through Cerol at the "Inquiry SK" menu.
Data adding can be done through the "Upload Halal Document" menu, then click "Next" until show up The List of Product / Materials (click as needed), how to add material is the same as uploading materials at the beginning process of upload data.
Access "Halal Registration" menu, then click "Default" on the registration number that will be accessed, then access "Payment" menu and upload the proof of payment. Do the same action for the other registration numbers.
If you forget your username, the company can send an e-mail using an official office email / official letter using company letterhead, with an email / letter subject : "Request of Information of Username / Password at The Cerol System", be accompanied with the company’s identity.
Read and understand The User Manual of Cerol SS-23000 and prepare all required
documents, including SJH implementation.
HAS (SJH) is abbreviation of Halal Assurance System, it has definition integrated
management system that was arranged, implemented and maintained to regulate
materials, production processes, products, HR and procedures in order to maintain
the continuity of the halal production process that appropriate with the requirements
of LPPOM MUI. The recommend to make it is representatives from the company take a
part to follow external training held scheduled by LPPOMMUI.
This is because when conducting the halal certification process, the choice of publication at the product status is not chosen by the company, so that cause the product name not appearing at the website www.halalmui.org.
The company can choose "Others", or can contact Cerol Services via email at [email protected] or phone 0251 8358748.
Yes, valid forever.
No need, because the username and password are valid for one company name, if the product group is different, then the company only needs to make registration that adjusted with the number of product groups owned by the company. One registration number is valid for one halal certificate number / product group and valid to many factories.
The company forgets the password / username. Please contact services via email at [email protected].
This is because the company has a registration number more than one, then the thing that should do next is click "OK". If not click "OK" then the company cannot enter the Cerol system. The meaning of the dialog box is the company must select the registration number that will be processed, by click "Set Default" on Halal Registration menu.
Yes it can, the company can revise the sign up data only for PIC information data and contact person data, while for changes company names data, please contact services via email.
Payment can be made at once for all registration owned by company, but for the confirmation at the Cerol Application it is done on each one registration number.
Please send the proof of transfer, company name information, and the registration number that has been registered at the Cerol system to email [email protected].
Upload documents that are relevant to the halal certification process, manufactory data, product data, materials data used for products that will be certified halal, matrix products vs. materials for products that submitted for halal certification, filling of HAS (SJH) Questionaire, and HAS (SJH) implementation documents.
It is recommended that the previous registration process be completed first, so that the data at the Cerol Application database can properly recorded.
Please submit changes according to what company need at email [email protected]. If the revision approval has been obtained, it will be carried out in the cerol application and hard copy of halal certificate.
When filled the product name, do it repeatedly according to the factory owned by the company.
Documents that more than one file can be compressed into a ZIP or RAR file, after that the compress results file can be uploaded.
Audit can be conducted if the following conditions are fulfilled :
The company can monitor the halal certification process on the menu that ends with word "Monitoring" at The Cerol Application. If an audit has been conducted, to check the audit record at "Type of Process" selection column, choose "Audit", then click "Search".
For the reference letter can be submitted at the Cerol system through "Inquiry SK"
menu. Choose the category of letter based on company needs and also choose the
language that will use at the letter. Then, choose the registration number related
to the submission of the letter to be made.