On 12 January 2021, the Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency (“MOA”) issued Regulation No.1 of 2021 on Electronic Certificates (“MOA Reg. 1/2021”). This new regulation is intended to optimize the use of information and communication technology by implementing electronic-based land services and thus improve public services and the ease of doing business.
Under MOA Reg. 1/2021, a land right (hak atas tanah) certificate, a management right (hak pengelolaan) certificate, a waqf land right (tanah wakaf) certificate, an apartment unit ownership right (hak milik atas satuan rumah susun) certificate and a mortgage right (hak tanggungan) certificate which has been recorded in the relevant land book (“Certificates”) will be issued in the form of an electronic certificate (“Sertipikat El” or “Electronic Certificate”).