Indonesia visa requirements for Egyptians

Travel and visa requirements

Indonesian Visa is not required for Egyptians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Egypt citizens can visit Indonesia for 30 days without obtaining a visa.
  • Travellers are required to pay an airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • Passports of visitors must be valid for 6 months beyond the date of arrival with a round-trip or onward ticket. 
  • Visitors must provide at least one blank page of their passports for entry stamps.
  • Due to the outbreak of rabies, the import of pets into Indonesia has been stopped until further notice.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds with most recent bank statement or letter from the bank providing confirmation of sufficient funds is required.
  • Currencies that are up to the equivalent of 100,000,000 Indonesian Rupiah (approx. $7,500 USD) are restricted on entry and exit.
  • Most travellers to Indonesia will need vaccinations for Hepatitis A and Typhoid Fever, as well as medications for travellers' Diarrhoea.
  • Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM and Air Canada are some of the airlines that fly from Egypt to Indonesia.
  • The estimated flight time from Cairo, Egypt to Jakarta, Indonesia is 11 hours, 40 minutes.
  • Indonesia uses Western Indonesia Time zone (GMT+7) making Indonesia 5 hours ahead of Egypt.
  • Chinese medicines and printed material, narcotics, firearms and ammunition, pornographic material, fresh fruit, cordless phone sets are not permitted into Indonesia except with a licence.
  • Indonesia lies along the equator, and its climate tends to be relatively even year-round as it has two seasons (a wet season and a dry season) with no extremes of summer or winter.
  • For most of Indonesia, the dry season falls between April and October with the wet season between November and March.
  • The road transport system is predominant in Indonesia, Richshaws such as bajaj and becak, and share taxis such as Angkot and Metromini are commonly used within the country.
  • Nature and culture are prime attractions of Indonesian tourism.
  • The country boasts of a unique combination of a tropical climate, a vast archipelago, and a long stretch of beaches with a rich cultural heritage reflecting its dynamic history and ethnic diversity.
  • Indonesia has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Borobudur Temple Compounds and the Komodo National Park.
  • The country's official language is Indonesian.
  • The country is rich in local and foreign influences, including from Javanese, Sundanese, Minangkabau, Hindi, Sanskrit, Chinese, Arabic, Dutch, Portuguese and English.
  • While the Indonesian constitution stipulates religious freedom, the government officially recognises only six religions- Islam, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism.
  • Rice is the leading staple food in Indonesia and is served with side dishes of meat and vegetables. Spices (notably chilli), coconut milk, fish and chicken are fundamental ingredients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it to safe to Indonesia?

Security issues in Indonesia are often exaggerated by foreign media with a portrayal of protest rallies and minor incidents of civil unrest. Travellers should nonetheless be discouraged as it is a relatively safe country for tourists.

What was Indonesia formerly known as?

Indonesia was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies or Netherlands East Indies.

How many ethnic groups are in Indonesia?

There are over 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia including JavaneseSundanese, and Batak. The largest ethnic group in Indonesia is the Javanese who make up about 40% of the total population.

What is the capital of Indonesia?

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. It is ocated on the island of Java, the city was formerly Batavia during the Dutch East Indies period.

How was Indonesia colonised?

The colonial period of Indonesia did not immediately start when the Dutch first arrived in the archipelago at the end of the 16th century. Instead, it was a slow process of political expansion that took centuries to reach the territorial boundaries of present-day Indonesia.