East Timor destination information

All you need to know before visiting East Timor

East Timor summary

East Timor is a small country with around 1M East Timorese. Official languages are Portuguese and Tetum. Timor-Leste uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+09:00. Currency used in East Timor is US Dollar (USD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 29
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 125

ATMs in East Timor are Rare. Internet speed in Timor-Leste is on average 1.6 Mbps.

🏙️ Dili
🗣️ Portuguese
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~124 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 15k km2 (6k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Portuguese


Currency 💱

1 USD = 1 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Timor-Leste uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900.

Roaming 🌐

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.


international: + 670 1234567
calling local: 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Timor-Leste is on average 1.6 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Timor-Leste is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby East Timor

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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