Jurnal Bina Praja (JBP) was first published in 2009 by the Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs, Republic of Indonesia. In late 2011, JBP received accreditation from Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). Then in 2012, register ISSN for print version.

The frequency of JBP issuance originally published 4 issues in one volume in March, June, September, and December. Each issue publishes 7 articles. Until 2016, after a management change, the publishing frequency becomes 2 issues in one volume (published in May and November) with 14 articles each issue and fully English.

In line with the government’s recommendations and rapid technological development, in 2015 JBP began developing OJS-based electronic/online journal released in early 2016. With the release of an online version available from volume 4, JBP strives to become an international journal.

JBP successfully maintained the accreditation of LIPI in 2016 and is seeking accreditation from Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (DIKTI).