Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Timor-Leste?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Timor-Leste. In Timor-Leste, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Timor-Leste und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Timor-Leste
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EFOutlets of type FIOutlets of type IOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Timor-Leste?

Timor-Leste uses power plugs of type C, E, F and I. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are only partially used in Timor-Leste.

Country information

About Timor-Leste

Flag: About Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia) with about 1.2 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 15 000 km². The capital of Timor-Leste is Dili (150 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Telugu, Portuguese, Indonesian and English.

The only neighbor of Timor-Leste is Indonesia.

TLD: .tlCurrency: USDCountry calling code: +670Country Code : TL
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Timor-Leste?

The voltage in Timor-Leste is 220 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Timor-Leste, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Timor-Leste?

The utility frequency in Timor-Leste is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Timor-Leste.