National Directorate of Land Transport
Saturday January 19, 2019




Ministry of Transport & Communication

Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

José Agostinho da Silva


Head Office
Rua Avenida Bispo de Medeiros, Nº 8, Mercado Lama, Dili, Timor-Leste
Telephone : (+670) 3339355/53
Website :

Article 12.

National Directorate of Land Transport

       The mind-shortened National Directorate of Land Transport, designated by NATIONAL BOARD OF INLAND, perform the following tasks:

a)      Prepare and develop, in collaboration with other services and relevant public entities, drafting and implementation of national road plan, to be approved superiorly;

b)      Develop the legal and regulatory framework of the activities of the land transport sector, including technical safety standards to be observed in the transport of passengers and goods;

c)      Maintain and manage the national system for the registration of all vehicles, including the assignment of registration;

d)      To review and approve applications for opening of private driving schools, as well as license and supervise the activities of the land transport sector in legal terms;

e)      Collaborate with law enforcement authorities in the supervision, implementation and enforcement of traffic legislation, including the inspection of vehicles;

f)        Comply with and enforce the laws, regulations and other legal provisions in the area of ​​land transport;

g)      Any other duties assigned by law.

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