A tourist visa costs US$30 and is generally awarded on arrival at Dili International airport or Dili seaport to holders of a valid British passport, providing admission into Timor-Leste is deemed to be for a legitimate purpose. The visa is only valid for one entrance and allows you to remain for up to 30 days.
British citizens planning to enter the nation through Indonesia (West Timor) land border crossing at Atambua must apply for a tourism visa in advance in Kupang. This visa is typically eligible for a single entrance and a stay of up to 30 days.
Tourism visas in Dili can be renewed for a total of 90 days.
A transit visa for Timor-Leste is required if:
• At a Timor Leste airport, you will change between two international planes.
• On your route to a third nation, you must pass through Timor Leste's borders.
The Timor-Leste transit visa is good for just one entrance and up to 72 hours after you arrive in the nation. Before your trip, you can apply for a visa to Timor-Leste at the embassy or consulate.
If you want to go to the exclave of Oecussi by land rather than ferry, you will need to apply for an extra visa. Prior to travel, you must submit your round-trip ticket and complete the necessary documents at your nearest Timor-Leste embassy or consulate, or in Dili. At your port of entrance into Timor-Leste, you must present yourself for immigration clearance in order to enter the country. You must also meet the following standards in order to be considered for entry:
a travel document that is valid for at least six months, such as a passport, laissez-passer, seaman passport, or another similar document; sufficient finances (either as a tourist, a transistor, or a business class I visitor) for the duration of your anticipated stay, which are comparable to: $100 USD per entry
A USD $50 fee for each day spent permanently on the national territory;
A completed Disembarkation/Embarkation Card;
A current visa for Timor-Leste (where applicable)
An acknowledged return ticket (where applicable)