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Timor Leste Visa

Type of Timor Leste Visas

Ordinary Visa Class I Tourist & Business Visa
  • Processing time: 8 to 10 days
  • Stay Period: 90 Days
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Entry: Multiple
  • Fees: INR 3,600/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders who want to visit Timor Leste for tourism, sightseeing, visiting family and friends or attending meetings, conferences, participation in exhibitions, seminars or any other commercial activities
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Documents required for Timor Lesthe Visa:

  • Must have Documents for Timor Lesthe Visa :
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification);
    • 1 Visa Application forms: completed and signed
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
    • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.

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Timor Leste Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Timor Leste?

    Yes, all Indian passport holders require a visit to visit Timor Leste. All Indians for tourism and business purpose, except the nationals of countries with which Timor-Leste had celebrated visas waiver agreements must apply for a Visa Authorization Application at the Timor-Leste Embassies and Consulates abroad, prior to their visit to Timor-Leste.All Indian visitors entering into Timor Leste must have a valid visa and passport or travel document, as well as onward tickets and sufficient funds to support themselves while in the country. The type of visa to enter Timor Leste will depend on several factors such as nationality, purpose of your planned visit and duration.

  • add How can I apply for a Timor Leste visa online?

    It is a straightforward and effortless process to apply for a Timor Leste visa online through Akbar Travels:

    • Choose your preferred type of Timor Leste visa based on your travel type
    • Pay online
    • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
    • Receive your visa once approved

  • add How early can I apply for a Timor Leste visa online?

    Applicants are advised to submit their visa application at least 30 days before travelling to Timor Leste. This is to take into account any applications which may need to be forwarded to Timor Lestefor further processing.

  • add What is the validity of a Timor Lestevisa for Indians?

    The Timor Leste visa allows a maximum length of stay of 90 days and is valid for up to one year with one or multiple entries.

  • add What is the validity of a Timor Leste visa for Indians?

    The maximum duration of stay any visitor will be granted by Timor Leste Immigration, will not exceed thirty days.

  • add What is the purpose of Tourist and Business visa?

    Tourist visas are for those Indian citizens travelling to Timor-Lestefor sightseeing, recreation and casual visits to friends or families. Business visas are ideal for Indian citizens travelling for Business Meetings, Conference, etc. for a shorter period of stay.

  • add What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

    One must carefully note what kind of entry is permitted. If the visa reads a single entry, its holder can only enter and leave Timor Leste once whereas, with multiple entries, he/she can enter or leave the country multiple times.

  • add Is it compulsory to submit my passport along with the application?

    Yes, the Embassy will stamp the visa in the original passport. Therefore, two blank pages are required in the passport. Your passport should also be valid for minimum six months beyond the intended stay.

  • add How long does it take to get a Timor Leste visa for Indians?

    Visa application is normally processed within 5 working days.

  • add How do I receive my Timor Leste visa online?

    The visa will be stamped on your passport.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for a Timor Leste visa application?

    • To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state
    • Why are you visiting Timor Leste
    • How long you intend to stay in Timor Leste
    • How will you support yourself during your time in Timor Leste
    • What is the purpose of your visit to Timor Leste
    • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
    • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to Timor Leste
    • If you have a permit to Timor Leste the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Timor Leste
  • add What if my Timor Leste visa gets rejected?

    The Embassy has the final call when it comes to a Timor Leste visa rejection. If your application is rejected or is granted for a shorter period, the authorities’ decision is final and no refund will be issued.

  • add If I am travelling on a Timor Leste tourist visa from India, will I be able to work in the country?

    You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country on a Timor Leste tourist visa.

  • add Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the occurrenceof unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add What is the easiest way to get a Timor Leste Visa for Indians?

    Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Timor-Lestevisa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

  • add What is the easiest way to get a Timor Leste Visa for Indians?

    Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Timor Leste visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Timor Leste Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Timor Leste Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

    Important Notice:

    The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Timor Leste Embassy or Consulate near you.


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Simple steps to get a Timor Leste Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Timor Leste visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Timor Leste visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Timor Leste Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Timor Leste visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Timor Leste Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Timor Leste

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Timor Leste Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Timor Leste Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Timor Leste ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Timor Leste
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Timor Leste Travel guide

Timor-Leste (East Timor), one of the finest places to explore, is a young independent country in South East Asia, close to Papua Island and Australia. The country comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor and was a Portuguese colony for about two centuries. The untouched natural beauty, a nature lover’s delight, Timor-Leste provides a tranquil retreat. Read more

  • The country is dotted with luscious green mountains and lies within The Coral Triangle – a triangular area of the tropical marine waters that contains about 500 species of reef-building coral. The thickets beautify the coastlines between the gorgeous beaches and the rugged headlands. The pristine and clear tropical waters offer divers and snorkelers a spectacular display of marine life. For bird watchers, Timor-Leste is a paradise. Visitors can enjoy a delightful experience of spotting birds of Asian, Australian and Wallacean origin and also some globally threatened species.
  • The country is dotted with luscious green mountains and lies within The Coral Triangle – a triangular area of the tropical marine waters that contains about 500 species of reef-building coral. The thickets beautify the coastlines between the gorgeous beaches and the rugged headlands. The pristine and clear tropical waters offer divers and snorkelers a spectacular display of marine life. For bird watchers, Timor-Leste is a paradise. Visitors can enjoy a delightful experience of spotting birds of Asian, Australian and Wallacean origin and also some globally threatened species.
  • To visit Timor-Leste from India, the best way is to travel by flight. Flights operate from major cities of India (New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Cochin) via Singapore to Timor-Leste.
  • What to see in Timor Leste?

  • Mountains to climb, beaches to relax, wildlife and marine life to explore, Timor-Leste has it all in abundance. Visiting Timor-Leste is an adventure filled as well as a relaxing holiday. The world-class diving and snorkelling experience, fresh clean mountainbreeze, clear and pristine waters, and the spectacularly rich and vibrant corals entice everyone who visits the island and inspires them to keep revisiting for more. Be the trailblazer and explore the unexplored.
  • Aruba is part of Leeward Antilles which includes Bonaire and Curacao along with smaller islands north of Venezuela. The island is favorite stopover for yatch and cruise. Also, the island host nearly 150 flights from various North American cities and Europe mainly UK and The Kingdom of Netherlands. Aruba is independent Caribbean island held under the Dutch crown and official language spoken is Dutch and Papiamento. English and Spanish are also popular language on the island. Oranjestad also known as Playa on the southern side of the Island is the capital of Aruba. Aruba is famous for its pristine beaches where one soak in the sun on its powdery white sandy beaches with a cocktail. The island is popular for its beach resorts, casinos and nightlife. Also there is enough old heritage building and Dutch style architect that can keep you busy on your to trip to this “happiest island of the Caribbean.” The temperature is usually around 28oC during most of the months. The rains are erratic and with short downpour during the rainy months between October to January. Here is a list of the most popular locations in Timor-Leste to help you plan your memorable holiday:
  • Atauro:

    This amazingly relaxing island is around 24 km from Dili. Here, at the refreshing beaches feel the tropical breeze while lying in a hammock, and enjoy the mellowing music created by the lapping of the waves. For the more adventurous the island offers a world-class diving and snorkelling experience. Atauro is also famous for having the most biodiverse waters in the world, hence provides a fantastic opportunity to explore the reef fish and coral species.
  • Balibo- This calm and hilly town entices its visitors with its breath-taking views. If you are a movie fanatic, the movie Balibo (2009), is based on a true story of the five Australian journalists who were killed by the Indonesian soldiers, get a glimpse of their life in the town at the ‘Balibo Flag House’. Com– Situated on the western part of the Nino Konis Santana National Park, Lautem, this beach town of Timor-Leste is a perfect place to unwind and recharge all your senses. If you imagine yourself enjoying a picturesque view of the tropical sunset on the sparkling white beach, while the waves serenade you, then this is the town where you can enjoy it for real.
  • Jaco– To the far east end of Timor-Leste is Jaco Island – a little holiday paradise. A stroll on the gorgeous white sandy beach enjoying the clear waters refreshes you. This Island is considered sacred by the locals and no one lives there, thus making it the most pristine location. You will have to visit in the day time, enjoy the natural beauty and return the same day, there are no accommodation facilities available on this beach island.
  • Maubara & Liquica-Discover the colonial past through the splendid Portuguese buildings in Liquica and a Dutch fort at Maubara. The seaside town of Maubara is popular for its colourful, traditional, beautiful handwoven baskets. Along the seaside explore and indulge in the craft markets that showcase traditional art and crafts.
  • Mt. Ramelau– This is situated in the central ranges of Timor-Leste. You can enjoy picturesque sunrises or sunsets and a breath-taking 360-degree view from the summit – the highest point of the country. A guided hike to the summit listening to some fascinating and interesting local stories; and discovering some hidden natural treasures will make the hike memorable.
  • Maubisse– This quite, serene, mountain town provides a break from the heat and humidity of the coast. When in this town
  • Marobo– Situated in Maliana district, Marobo’s geothermal hot springs overlooking the beautiful valley provides a euphoric experience. Soak and relax in these natural hot springs that are developed into bathing pools.
  • Mundo Perdido– Ancient, thick rainforests cover Mundo Perdido and it is home to several species of wild animals and birds. Discover secret tunnels and bunkers that were used during World War II in this stunning mountain range. Listen to the wonderful wartime stories during a guided hike of this mountain range.
  • Same: Located in a tropical river valley, Same is an excellent place for hiking Mt. Kablaki and swimming in the river. Beautiful and intriguing old Portuguese buildings in this laid-back town tell the stories of the past.

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Timor Leste Facts and Figures

South-East Asia
Major cities :
Atauro, Balibo, Com, Jaco, Mundo Perdido, Maubisse
Time in Timor Leste:
IST ( ) 5.30 hours Read more
Portuguese and Tetun
14,874 km2
United States Dollar (USD)
International Airports :
Nicolau Lobato International Airport, Dili
Best time to visit:
April to July
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