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East Timor travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to East Timor. East Timor is Major restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to East Timor. East Timor is part of Asia with main city at Dili. Its Least Developed country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are Portuguese.
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🚨 Travel Advice for East Timor

Major restrictions

for travel
International travel to Timor-Leste is permitted for vaccinated travelers. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
Those that cannot be vaccinated due to health reasons must present a letter of justification from a doctor and will be required to quarantine for 10 days.
Full details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/timor-leste/entry-requirements

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
For more details Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Timor-Leste can be found at https://covid19.gov.tl/en/

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, issued in selected countries, with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Full details, including accepted issuing countries, can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

Quarantine required

A nucleic acid test will be administered on arrival and quarantine is required for 3 days at a designated quarantine hotel.
On day 2 of the quarantine period, an additional nucleic acid test will be administered and if a negative result is returned, travelers can exit their quarantine and continue their medical surveillance at their own residence or accommodation until day 7. During this period, additional nucleic acid tests will be administered on days 4 and 6.
At the end of this period, travelers are then required to self-monitor until day 10 and undergo a final nucleic acid test on day 9.
Additionally, during the first 10 days of arrival, travelers will also be administered daily rapid antigen tests.
A list of designated quarantine hotels can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/designated-hotel.html
Further information on quarantine and testing requirements can be found at https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202208/08/P2022080800803.htm

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.

Testing on arrival

Travelers are required to undergo a PCR-based nucleic acid test on arrival and a rapid antigen test within the day of arrival. If a positive result is received, travelers must follow the instructions of health officials.

Additional test requirements

Travelers are required to undergo daily rapid antigen testing for the first 7 days after arrival. Additionally, during this period, travelers must undergo a PCR-based nucleic acid test on days 2, 4, and 6.

Travel restriction details for East Timor

🚫 Destination Quarantine may be required
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Closed to Vistors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for East Timor

The Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) has imposed temporary measures in response to COVID-19 until July 17, 2022.
Preventative measures, such as wearing a protective mask, regular hand washing, and maintaining at least one meter from others who do not live in the same household, are in place.
Services are generally available but may be limited by COVID-19 restrictions.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for East Timor

Exercise a high degree of caution

You can enter Timor-Leste if you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You must present proof of full vaccination (2 doses) at check-in and on arrival. Entry requirements can change with little notice. If you don't comply with entry requirements, you may be subject to 14 days quarantine. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Timor-Leste due to safety and the impacts of COVID-19.
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