Indonesia has been participating in Miss Universe consistently since 2004 and has placed five times in the semi-finals since then. Indonesia has won one Miss Grand International crown and one Miss International crown under the representation of Ariska Putri Pertiwi in 2016 and Kevin Lilliana in 2017 respectively. The country is yet to win its first Miss Universe crown.

First time in the history three reigning beauty queens will grace the same stage on the occasion of Puteri Indonesia 2018 grand finale. Miss Universe 2017, Demi Leigh Nel Peters, Miss International 2017, Kevin Lilliana and Miss Supranational 2017, Jenny Kim will be the guests of honor when Indonesia will crown its representatives for Miss Universe 2018, Miss International 2018 and Miss Supranational 2018.