Information for businesses in TimorLeste

This website serves as a central resource with the latest news, updates and advice for Timor-Leste’s private sector.

Due to the challenges posed by coronavirus (COVID-19) this site’s current focus is to centralize information that informs businesses about government support, guide workplace operations, employment obligations as well as travel and visas.

Please refer to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization in Timor-Leste for health-related information.

Daily information updates and situation analyses to navigate through the COVID-19 crisis.

To help you get back to business sooner as restrictions ease, find information and resources to develop a COVID safe plan and training for your business.

Understand government laws, and COVID-related regulations. Where possible access financial support from the Government of Timor-Leste to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on your business.

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Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated there is a high risk of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading to other countries around the world.

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Operational considerations for COVID-19 management in the accommodation sector

Specifics of the tourism accommodation sector Hotels and tourism accommodation establishments are no more susceptible to contagion than other public establishments visited by large numbers of people who interact among themselves and with employees. Nevertheless, they are places where guests stay temporarily in close cohabitation and where there is a high degree of interaction among

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