Halal Certification Procedure

 Halal Certification Process Workflow (Source from www.halal.gov.my)



Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI) – from www.halalmui.org

For companies which will obtain halal certificate from LPPOM MUI; processing industries (food, drugs, cosmetics), Slaughterhouse (RPH), and restaurant / catering / kitchen, they must register and apply for halal certification process, and meet halal certification requirements. The followings are the steps that must be passed by the company which will apply for halal certification process:
1.  Understanding halal certification requirements and following Halal Assurance System (HAS) Training
Companies must understand the halal certification requirements listed in HAS 23000. The documents of HAS 23000 can be ordered here (e-store). In addition, the company must also attend HAS training which is conducted by LPPOM MUI, either in the form of regular training and online training (e-training).

2.  Implementing Halal Assurance System
Companies must implement HAS before applying and registering for halal certification process. Among them are: determining halal policies, establishing Halal Management Team, preparing HAS Manual, conducting training, preparing related HAS procedures, implementing internal audit, and reviewing management properly. To assist companies in implementing HAS, LPPOM MUI has prepared a guidance document which can be ordered from MUI website.

3.  Preparing Halal Certification Document
The Company must prepare all necessary documents for halal certification process. Among them are: a list of products, a list of materials and documents of the material, a list of butchers (particularly for Slaughterhouse), matrix of products, HAS Manual, flow chart of the process, a list of production facilities addresses, evidence on halal policy dissemination, evidence on internal training and evidence on internal audit.

4.  Applying and Registering for halal certification process (uploading data)
Applying and Registering for halal certification is performed through online process in Cerol system, through our website: www.e-lppommui.org. Companies must read the user manual of Cerol first to understand the halal certification procedures which can be downloaded.

5.  Monitoring pre-audit and payment of contract for halal certification process
After uploading the data of certification, the company must conduct a pre audit monitoring and payment of contract for certification process. This pre audit Monitoring is recommended to be conducted every day to find out any discrepancies in the results of pre audit. Payment of contract for certification process is performed by downloading the certification contract in Cerol, paying the cost of the contract and signing the contract, and then making payments in Cerol, and approved by the Treasurer of LPPOM MUI.

6.  Performing audit
Audits can be performed if the company is already passed in pre audit process and the contract has also been approved. Audits are conducted at all facilities related with products certified.

7.  Performing post-audit monitoring
After uploading the data certification, the company must conduct post-audit monitoring. This post-audit monitoring is recommended to be performed every day to find out any discrepancies in the results of the audit, and if there is any discrepancy, then it must be corrected properly.
8.  Receiving halal certificate
The companies can download a halal certificate in softcopy form/file in Cerol. The original halal certificate can be taken at the office of LPPOM MUI Jakarta, and it can also be sent to the address of the company. Halal certificate is valid for two (2) years.