About Us



Service locations

Our office in Dili manages visa and citizenship​ services for clients in Timor-Leste.​

Australian Embassy



This office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Timor-Leste.

Street address

Avenida dos Matires da Patria,
Dili, East Timor

Postal address

As above

Counter hours

8.30am to 10.30am Monday and Thursday


670 332 2111 (Mission)​

Electronic contact


Additional information

​​​Payment information


​Cash in United States dollars (USD) is the preferred payment option.​​​

Credit Card​

Payments using credit card will be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB. When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Payment Details Form - 1440​.​​​​​

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for citizenship by descent can be lodged at the Australian Embassy, Timor-Leste.​

​Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in Australian Capital Territory​.


Panel physician


Stamford Medical
Medical examinations​
Street address
Stamford Medical
Rua Mártires da Pátria
Mandarim, Dili

+670 331 0141​

Police check


Street address

Office of Civil Registrations
Direcao Nacional dos Registos e do Notariado
Registo Criminal (Criminal Registry)
Ministerio da Justica (Ministry of Justice) Dili

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Certificado De Registro Criminal’ (Criminal Registry Certificate).
Apply to the address above.

Timor-Leste citizens must provide:

  • a completed form (available from the Office of Civil Registrations);
  • one passport size photo;
  • ‘Declaro do Domicilio’ signed by the Chief of Village or Sub District Administrator;
  • National Timor-Leste ID card; and
  • a birth certificate.

Third country nationals must provide:

  • a completed form (available from the Office of Civil Registrations);
  • one passport sized photo;
  • national passport;
  • a letter from the applicant’s employer; and
  • a police certificate from your own country (if possible).​

Fee: There is no fee for the certificate.
a) You must apply in person or provide a proxy, to attend in person on your behalf;
b) Criminal Registry Certificates are only available for people who have been formally resident in Timor-Leste for longer than 6 months.