Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste (February 3, 2021)

Event: The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Timor-Leste and will continue to share information and include pertinent new information in bold for quick reference.

Country-Specific Information:

A State of Emergency is in effect for all of Timor-Leste through 11:59 PM, March 3, 2021.

On February 2, the Government of Timor-Leste (GOTL) announced its airports, ports, and land borders would remain temporarily closed through February 15, 2021.

During this temporary border closure, the following exceptions will apply:

  • Transit of diplomatic or consular personnel, international organizations, bilateral cooperation agencies, workers in the petroleum sector, and other international workers whose work is relevant to Timor-Leste’s national interest;
  • Operation of medical evacuation; and,
  • International transportation of goods.

Specific requirements of and additional information about the State of Emergency can be found at the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage.

Other links:

U.S. Embassy Dili, Timor-Leste
Avenida de Portugal,
Praia dosCoqueiros,
Dili, Timor-Leste
(+670) 332-4684
(+670) 7723-1328 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs
(1)-888-407-4747 or (1)-202-501-4444

Country Information

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