How to Apply for Timor-Leste Visa from London, UK

Procedure to apply for Timor-Leste Visa from London, UK

  • The holder of a valid British passport can typically obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at Dili International Airport or Dili Seaport, providing admission into Timor-Leste is deemed to be for a legal reason.
  • Your stay is permitted for a maximum of 30 days, and the visa is only good for one entry.
  • In order to access the country through the land border crossing with Indonesia (West Timor) at Atambua/Batugade, British nationals must first apply for a tourist visa in Kupang.
  • In Dili, tourism visas can be extended to a total of 90 days, for a fee.

For further information, check with the embassy.

Documents Required

  • A minimum of six months should have passed since the date of your admission into Timor-Leste for your passport to be valid.
  • All travelers to Timor-Leste must show a current COVID-19 vaccination record certifying they have received the full dose (two doses).
  • Passport size photo
  • Travel Insurance
  • Confirmed return ticket
  • Proof of funds.

What is the fee?

  • A tourist visa costs US$30.

Types of visa

1. Visa on Arrival

  • After you land at the Dili International Airport or Dili Seaport, a visa on arrival is provided. After payment, it is granted for a single entrance and allows stays of up to 30 days.
  • You should check with your individual airlines to see if they permit boarding without a visa. Verify if there are any international connections that require a separate transit visa.

2. Ordinary class I visas

  • Class II visas are transit visas, whereas class I visas are typically business and tourist visas. Regular class I visas allow entry into Timor Leste for either business or tourists with a 90-day stay cap.

3. Regular tourist visa

  • You can visit Timor Leste on an ordinary tourist visa to go on holiday or to engage in leisure activities. The embassy must receive its application.

4. Business visa 

  • If you want to conduct non-profit business operations, you can enter the country on a standard business visa. Its application procedure and essential paperwork are comparable to those of a tourist visa.

5. Transit visa 

  • When traveling to another nation, a class II or transit visa enables you to pass through Timor Leste. You can also alter international flights in a domestic airport thanks to it. The maximum validity period for this single entry visa is 72 hours.


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