Indonesia visa requirements for Filipinos

Travel and visa requirements

Indonesian Visa is not required for Filipinos

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Philipines nationals can visit Indonesia for a stay duration of 30 days without filing for a visa.
  • You can apply for your stay extension which incurs a visa extension fee.
  • International passports of the travellers must be valid for 6 months beyond the date of your arrival.
  • Two blank pages should be reserved on your international passport for important stampings.
  • An airport tax upon levied either on entry or departure from any of the airport in the country is not demanded.
  • Proof of round-trip or onward ticket should be made available. 
  • The importation of pets into Indonesia has currently been halted as a result of a rabies outbreak.
  • 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.
  • The estimated flight time from Manila, Philippines to Jakarta, Indonesia is 4 hours, 20 minutes.
  • Indonesia uses Western Indonesia Time zone (GMT+7), placing Indonesia 1 behind the Philippines.
  • 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

What is the Philippines and Indonesia standard time zone?

The standard time zone of the Philippines is (GMT+8), while Indonesia's (GMT+7). The difference of 1 hour between the respective countries.

Where is Indonesia situated in the world?

Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia on the Asian continent, surrounded by both Indian and the Pacific Ocean, making it the world's largest island in the world.

What is the major source of income for Indonesia?

The major source of Indonesia's revenue is Crude oil and Gas. The country generates huge sum of revenue from the exportation of crude oil and gas.

When is the best time to visit Indonesia?

The atmosphere is dry and sunny during the time of May and September every season in Indonesia. And this period is considered the right time to bask in the sun at the beach shores in the country. This is the ideal time to travel into the country for tourism.