East Timorese passport
The front cover of an East Timorese biometric passport.
Issued by East Timor
First issued
  • 2002 (non-biometric)
  • 6 June 2017 (biometric)
EligibilityEast Timorese citizenship

East Timorese passports are issued to citizens of East Timor to travel internationally. Until the UN finished its transitional work in East Timor, residents had to use a UN travel document to visit other countries until 2002 when the country officially became independent from UN control. [1]

Visa-free & Visa-on-arrival countries for holders of the East Timorese passport

East Timor has begun to issue biometric passports on 6 June 2017.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "East Timorese Travel Issues", Agence France-Presse. Retrieved August 05, 2014.
  2. ^ "East Timor government goes live with Gemalto's electronic passport solution". Thales Group. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 6 January 2022.