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Embassy of Timor-Leste


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General Requirements:

  • Every national of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is entitled to a Timorese Passport;
  • A Timorese Passport may be applied in person to the National Directorate of Registry and Notary of the Ministry of Justice;
  • Citizens overseas may apply through the Embassy of Timor-Leste where he/she resides.
To renew or apply for a new Passport through the Embassy in London, applicant must meet the following requirements:
  • Complete Passport Application/Renewal Form, and submit it with the following:
    • Photocopy of RDTL Birth Certificate (x1)
    • Photocopy of RDTL Electoral Card or RDTL ID Card (x1)
    • Colour Passport Photos, on white background (x2).see guidelines.
    • Signature with black ink on white paper (the use of blue or red ink is not allowed)
    • Right hand index finger print on a white paper
    • In case of renewal, one photocopy of the photo page of the old passport. The expired old passport must be surrendered to the Embassy. 
  • Provide the telephone number of a relative or any other person in Timor-Leste entrusted to make the payment for the passport and receive it once issued, at the Ministry of Justice in Dili.
Click here to Download the application form.

If you have difficulties downoading the form, please contact us and it will be send to you by email.

Application must be submitted to the following address:

Consular Section

Embassy of Timor-Leste in London

83 Victoria Street

London SW1H 0HW



Due to the process of installing the system for the issuance of biometric passports, all passport applications currently being placed on hold. The Embassy will provide further updates when they have become available. 

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