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East Timor Travel Restrictions

36.89% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 34.85% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter East Timor.

East Timor entry details and exceptions

Timor-Leste has restricted the entry of all travelers except for nationals and residents of Timor-Leste, passengers born in Timor-Leste, legal representatives of Timorese minors; and oil rig workers.


Outgoing travel to East TimorTravelling from New Zealand to East Timor

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 24 hours before departing to East Timor.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering East Timor.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from East Timor

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from East Timor must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from East Timor will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter East Timor. Please check the official guidelines from East Timor for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter East Timor without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter East Timor.

  • Mask usage in East Timor is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in East Timor are closed. Bars in East Timor are closed.

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