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  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
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Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 14 Dec 2019.

Crime continues to be a problem in Timor-Leste (East Timor), including gang-related violence (not directed towards foreigners), robbery and assault. See Crime

Consular support may be limited in Timor-Leste as there’s no resident British diplomatic mission. Emergency consular services are provided by the New Zealand Embassy in Dili (24 hour emergency number: +670 7732 1015) and the British Honorary Consul. For all routine consular issues, contact the British Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Timor-Leste, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

The rainy season in Timor-Leste normally runs from November to April. See Natural disasters

To contact the emergency services, call 112 or 7723 0635 (police), 3312210, 3324019 or 7230686 (fire) and 7723 6662, 33110441 or 77233212 (ambulance).

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

East Timor
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
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Dialling Code: 670
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 51,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Tetum (official language) 59%
Portuguese (official language) 59%


Capital City(s):
Dili (also largest city)
Telephone Area Code:
Population:
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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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