Alert:  U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (January 7, 2020)

Alert:  U. S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (January 7, 2020)

Location:  Timor-Leste

EventHeightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.

The U.S. Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.


U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste

(670) 332-4684

(670) 7723-1328 (after hours)

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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