Timor-Leste

Entry virtually impossible or very difficult. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine.

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What is the COVID situation in Timor-Leste?

0 New COVID cases in Timor-Leste
0 New COVID deaths in Timor-Leste
34.63% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 8, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 14 October 2021

Basic facts about Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a small country located in South-Eastern Asia. The capital of Timor-Leste is Dili and the most spoken language is Portuguese. The national currency in Timor-Leste is United States dollar (USD).

What taxi apps are available in Timor-Leste?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Timor-Leste. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

United States dollar (USD)Official currency
1 EUR~1.13 USD

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Timor-Leste?

There are 4 common plug types used in Timor-Leste:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type E 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz  Type I 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Timor-Leste?

Currently, citizens of 30 countries can enter Timor-Leste without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Timor-Leste?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Timor-Leste.

Data last reviewed on: 14 October 2021

Is it safe in Timor-Leste?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On December 6, 2021, the risk level for Timor-Leste was changed to Level 3: Reconsider Travel.

Emergency phones in Timor-Leste

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Timor-Leste:

Indonesia
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