Indonesia travel Visa requirements for Namibian citizens

Travel and visa requirements

Indonesian Visa is not required for Namibia citizens

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Indonesia grants passport holders of Namibia a visa-free stay for a period of 30 days.
  • Namibians however are to have a passport that will be valid for the duration of their stay in Indonesia. The passport should have two blank pages
  • The visa-free stay is only applicable to purposes such as tourism, vacations, conferences, seminars, visitations and sightseeing.
  • For purposes other than these, the individual will be required to apply for a visa.
  • The flight time from Windhoek, Namibia to Jarkata, Indonesia is 14 hours, 32 minutes.
  • Namibia operates with a time zone of GMt+2, putting Indonesia at least 5 hours ahead of Namibia. Indonesia has a time zone of GMT+2 through 9.
  • Indonesian Rupiah is Indonesia’s official currency and foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and exchange outlets across the country.
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required to be presented in Indonesia on arrival into the country.
  • With about 18,110 islands, 6000 of them inhabited, Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago.
  • Indonesia also has the largest Muslim population in the world, 88% of its population are Muslims. The rest of the population are Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, and other 1%.
  • When travelling to Indonesia, visitors with more than $7,500 will be asked to declare it as there is a currency restriction on entry and exiting the country.
  • Indonesia uses European-style two-pin round plugs ('C') with a voltage and frequency of 220 V 50 Hz.
  • There is no unified culture in Indonesia but Hindu provides a framework for the several cultures found across the country.
  • Getting around Indonesia is relatively easy as there are planes, buses, tricycles, boats, cars and trains all around.
  • The most significant season of the year in Indonesia is the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
  • Namibia has two seasons: Dry season(May-October) and wet season(November-April). Both seasons are hardly differentiated as it still rains during the dry season.
  • Indonesia is home to at least 167 active volcanoes, a record which no other country beats. Some of volcanic areas are accessible to tourists. There are also beaches, tropical forests, parks, spas and lots of tourist attractions.
  • When visiting Tsunami Museum and Baiturrahman Grand Mosque, the mosque that survived from the Earthquake and Tsunami in 2004, women must wear a veil.
  • Visitors travelling to Indonesia without a visa can only enter the country through specific entry ports. All other ports will require a visa.
  • When departing on international flights, travellers have to pay a Passenger Service Charge (departure tax) in Rupiah. The amount varies by airport and can be as much as IDR200,000.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Indonesia a big country?

After China, India and the United States, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. A 2018 estimate showed its population to be about  262,787,403 and despite this large population, Indonesia ranks as the wealthiest SouthAsian nation and 16th largest economy worldwide by GDP.

Is LGBT allowed in Indonesia?

Although Indonesia is a predominantly Islamic country, it has a degree of tolerance for LGBT. The Government of Indonesia has allowed a discreet community of LGBT to exist and sometimes they also hold public programs.

Does Indonesia accept foreign currencies?

The widely accepted foreign currency in Indonesia is US dollars. They are only accepted crisp, clean and on rare occasions. Since 2015, Indonesian National Bank (Bank Indonesia), forbids the use of currency other than Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) as a payment method in the country. 

Where is the best place to see traditional Indonesia entertainment?

Most tourist areas put up entertainment shows rich with Indonesia culture and traditions. Yogyakarta is a city in Indonesia, famous for its performing arts with performances of Javanese ballets and leather and wooden puppet shows (the longest of which lasts a mammoth 8 hours). These performances can all be seen in Bali also, with the addition of Balinese gamelan music. Ubud in south-central Bali is one of the best places for these performances.