Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Stock Based Compensation (Details Textual)

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Stock Based Compensation (Details Textual) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended
Jan. 23, 2021
Dec. 11, 2020
Oct. 04, 2019
Sep. 16, 2018
Sep. 17, 2020
Feb. 19, 2020
Dec. 29, 2019
Jul. 02, 2019
Dec. 29, 2018
Jun. 19, 2018
Dec. 29, 2017
Jul. 31, 2017
Jun. 23, 2017
Feb. 13, 2017
Mar. 31, 2021
Mar. 31, 2020
May 05, 2017
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock-based compensation                             $ 1,680,365 $ 464,827  
Total unrecognized stock-based compensation expense                             $ 504,000    
Stock option weighted average period                             1 year 1 month 13 days    
Aircom 2014 Plan [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock option aggregate shares                           1,088,882      
Shares exercisable                             932,262    
Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Description of plan agreements                         The option agreements are classified into three types of vesting schedule, which includes, 1) 1/6 of the shares subject to the option shall vest commencing on the vesting start date and the remaining shares shall vest at the rate of 1/60 for the next 60 months on the same day of the month as the vesting start date; 2) 1/4 of the shares subject to the option shall vest commencing on the vesting start date and the remaining shares shall vest at the rate of 1/36 for the next 36 months on the same day of the month as the vesting start date; 3) 1/3 of the shares subject to the option shall vest commencing on the first anniversary of vesting start date and the remaining shares shall vest at the rate of 50% each year for the next two years on the same day of the month as the vesting start date.        
Equity Option [Member] | Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Description of plan agreements                             Of the shares covered by options outstanding under the Aircom 2017 Plan as of March 31, 2021, 845,103 are now exercisable; 131,944 shares will be exercisable for the twelve-month period ending March 31, 2022; 29,350 shares will be exercisable for the twelve-month period ending March 31, 2023.    
Board of Directors [Member] | Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock option aggregate shares 12,000   85,400     2,000 12,000 339,000 12,000   12,000 109,000          
Shares of common stock reserved for issuance                         2,000,000       1,000,000
Aggregate shares issued   284,997                     291,000        
Description of plan agreements Aerkomm 2017 Plan to three of the Company’s independent directors, 4,000 shares each. All of these options shall vest 1/12th each month for the next 12 months at the end of each month up to December 2021. On January 23, 2021, the Board of Directors approved to issue options for 2,000 shares under the Aerkomm 2017 Plan to one of the Company’s consultants for service provided in 2020. These options vested immediately. Aerkomm 2017 Plan to 37 of its directors, officers, employees and consultants. Shares shall be vested in full on the earlier of the filing date of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 or March 31, 2021. Aerkomm 2017 Plan to three (3) of its employees. 25% of the shares vested on the grant date, and 25% of the shares will vest on each of October 4, 2020, October 4, 2021 and October 4, 2022, respectively.       Aerkomm 2017 Plan to three of the Company’s independent directors, 4,000 shares each. All of these options shall vest at the date of 1/12th each month for the next 12 months on the same day of December 2019. Aerkomm 2017 Plan to 22 of its directors, officers and employees. 25% of the shares vested on the grant date, 25% of the shares vested on July 17, 2019, 25% of the shares will vest on the first anniversary of the grant date, and 25% of the shares will vest upon the second anniversary of the grant date.  Aerkomm 2017 Plan to three of the Company’s independent directors, 4,000 shares each. All of these options were vested immediately upon issuance. The Aerkomm 2017 Plan to two of the Company executives. One-fourth of the 32,000 shares subject to the option shall vest on May 1, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, respectively. One-third of the 30,000 shares subject to the option shall vest on May 29, 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. Aerkomm 2017 Plan to three of the Company’s independent directors, 4,000 shares each. All of these options were vested immediately upon issuance. The Aerkomm 2017 Plan to 11 of its employees. 1/3 of these shares subject to the option shall vest commencing on the first anniversary of vesting start date and the remaining shares shall vest at the rate of 50% each year for the next two years on the same day of the month as the vesting start date.          
Board of Directors [Member] | Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member] | Minimum [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock option aggregate shares                   30,000              
Board of Directors [Member] | Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member] | Maximum [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock option aggregate shares                   32,000              
Director [Member] | Aerkomm 2017 Plan [Member]                                  
Stock Based Compensation (Textual)                                  
Stock option aggregate shares       4,000 4,000   4,000   4,000   4,000            
Description of plan agreements         The Aerkomm 2017 Plan to one of the Company’s independent directors. These options shall be vested at the date of 1/12th each month for the next 12 months on the same day of September 2020.