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.
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 24 hours before departing to East Timor.
Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering East Timor.
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.
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
Visitors returning from East Timor will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
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.
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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