Indonesia visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Indonesian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: days

Entry Requirements

  • Zimbabwe passport holders 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 Zimbabwe 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.
  • Zimbabwe nationals visiting Indonesia must present a yellow fever vaccination certificate on arrival.
  • Travellers from Zimbabwe below the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Indonesia from any of the international airports in Zimbabwe. There are international airports in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Kenya Airways, Ethiopia Airways, Air Zimbabwe and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers that fly from Zimbabwe to Indonesia.
  • The estimated flight duration from Harare to Jakarta, Indonesia is 17 hours, 25 minutes and 19 hours, 20 minutes from Bulawayo.
  • 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 five hours ahead of Zimbabwe in time.
  • 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.
  • Tourists travelling to Indonesia are advised to budget about $35 to spend per day on expenses.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 is the official currency used in Indonesia?

Indonesian Rupiah is Indonesia’s official currency. Visitors can easily exchange their foreign currencies at banks, hotels and exchange outlets across the country.

Can you drink the tap water in Indonesia?

When in Indonesia, it's best to stick to bottled water for drinking.  Tap water is safe for general use, like bathing and cooking, but it is not advisable to drink unless you boil it first.

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.

What are the Covid-19 travel restrictions?