East Timor international travel guide

East Timor

East Timor is part of Asia with main city at Dili. It's usually 🌤️ 25.60 °C in East Timor with a rainfall of 🌧 251.06 mm. Internet speed in Timor-Leste is on average 1.6 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are Portuguese. Automatic teller machines are rare in Timor-Leste. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~25.60 °C   🌧 ~251.06 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

There are no active COVID-19 cases in Timor-Leste, but cases have previously been detected. Testing and infection control facilities are limited. Critical care for who might become seriously ill is likely to be significantly below the standards available in Australia. While there is no longer a State of Emergency, the situation could change quickly, and border restrictions could be put in place with little notice. With very limited exceptions, foreigners won't be allowed to enter Timor-Leste. All travellers entering Timor-Leste will be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine at a location determined by local authorities, likely at their own expense. We now advise you: Do not travel to Timor-Leste.

issued date: July 3, 2020


🔌 Sockets

Timor-Leste uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E, Type F and Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Portuguese


💱 Currencies Used

Timor-Leste uses the United States dollar (symbol: $), code USD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Timor-Leste. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Timor-Leste is on average 1.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Timor-Leste is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about $12.50, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Telkomcel or Timor Telecom. Timor-Leste uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Timor-Leste upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Timor-Leste, dial +, then 670 (the country code for Timor-Leste), then the area code and the local number.


Last updated: January 1, 2021

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