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Tourist Visa and Requirements

Ministry of Interior

The tourist visa is intended for foreigners who wish to travel to the country for the purpose of tourism. It is valid for a single entry, thirty days stay and may be extended once for the same period. In the case of travellers to Oecussi, multiple entries are allowed. Foreign citizens who hold a tourist visa are not allowed to exercise any professional activity in the country.

The visa is usually sought and granted on arrival at a point of entry, on the basis of payment of the prescribed fee and production of an acceptable travel document valid for at least 6 months, and a completed arrival card.

The requirements below apply where a foreign national is applying for a tourist visa prior to arrival.

II.Tourist Visa Documentary Requirements (Application made outside the country)

  • Acceptable travel document, valid for 6 months from the date of arrival, with two blank pages
  • Evidence of means of support
  • Return ticket or evidence of other means of departure from Timor-Leste/li>
  • Evidence of acommodation arrangements
  • Any other claims or documentation justifying the grant of the visa
  • Application fee:
    1. Issuance: (USD) $30,00
    2. Extension:(USD) $40,00
  • Download Application form