FCO Travel Advice for - East Timor (Timor-Leste)

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  • The security situation remains fragile. Avoid demonstrations and large crowds, and if you become aware of any disturbances leave the area immediately. See Political Situation.

  • Crime continues to be a problem in East Timor, including gang-related violence, robbery (in some cases armed), assault and attacks on vehicles. See Crime

  • There is no resident British diplomatic mission in East Timor. Emergency consular services are provided by the New Zealand Embassy in Dili and the British Honorary Consul (telephone: +670-723-4273). For all other types of consular assistance, contact the British Consulate General, Jakarta.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. SeeTerrorism.

  • The tropical cyclone season in East Timor normally runs from November to April. See Natural Disasters.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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