Foreign travel advice



The security situation remains fragile. Avoid demonstrations and large crowds, and if you become aware of any disturbances leave the area immediately. See Political Situation

Crime continues to be a problem in East Timor (Timor-Leste), including gang-related violence, robbery (in some cases armed), assault and attacks on vehicles. See Crime

There’s no resident British diplomatic mission in East Timor. Emergency consular services are provided by the New Zealand Embassy in Dili (24 hour emergency number: +670 7732 1015) and the British Honorary Consul. For all routine consular issues, contact the British Embassy Jakarta.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

The tropical cyclone season in East Timor normally runs from November to April. See Natural disasters

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.