Indonesia visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Indonesian Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can visit Indonesia for a duration of 30 days without a visa.
  • Although a visa is not required, prospective visitors are still required to carry a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of their arrival in Indonesia. The passport should also have two blank pages.
  • Visitors from Burkina Faso will be required to provide proof of confirmed means of accommodation for their stay in Indonesia.
  • Indonesia has placed a currency restriction of $7,500 for exit and entry into the country. Visitors coming into the country with any amount exceeding this will have to declare it on arrival.
  • Burkina Faso citizens visiting Indonesia must present a yellow fever vaccination certificate on arrival.
  • Tourists from Burkina Faso below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Intending visitors can get to Indonesia from any of the international airports in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Oman Air, Ethiopia Airways, Air France and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Indonesia.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Jakarta, Indonesia is 23 hours, 5 minutes.
  • The climate in Indonesia is tropical. There are two main seasons in Indonesia: the dry season, which spans from May to September, and the wet season which is between October and April (this is when the weather is most favourable for a visit).
  • The dominating religion in Indonesia is Islam, precisely the Sunni section. Christianity, Hindu, Buddhist, Confucianist, traditional religion and others, make up the minority in Indonesia’s religion demography.
  • Indonesian Rupiah is Indonesia’s official currency. Visitors can easily exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and exchange outlets across the country.
  • There are over 250 languages spoken in Indonesia, but the official language remains Indonesian (locally known as Bahasa Indonesia).
  • Transportation in Indonesia can be made possible with motorbikes, pedicabs, taxis and buses. 
  • Indonesia uses the Western Indonesia Time (GMT +7), which puts Indonesia seven hours ahead of Burkina Faso in time.
  • Tourists travelling to Indonesia are advised to budget about $35 to spend per day on expenses.
  • Major tourist sites in Indonesia include Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple and Borobudur Temple.
  • The power and socket plug used in Indonesia are of Type C  and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Sabal, satay, bakso, soto, nasi goreng, gado-gado and nasi uduk are some of the delicacies enjoyed in Indonesia.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to visit Indonesia?

The best time of the year to visit Indonesia is between May and September when the days are dry, sunny and tourists can explore the country with little or no difficulty.

What is the major language spoken in Indonesia?

The official and the most spoken language in Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia, which is also called Indonesian. There are however over 250 other languages spoken in Indonesia.

Is Indonesia safe for tourist visit?

Indonesia is generally safe for tourists to visit. Although petty theft does occur, it is not prevalent. Tourists are advised to take necessary precautions as they go about their tourism-related activities.

What causes earthquakes in Indonesia?

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it's on the Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. Plate tectonics and the Ring of Fire are the main reasons why Indonesia has so many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.