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Who requires a visa?
Required by all except the following:
(a) nationals of Syria for unlimited stays, provided arriving directly from Syria (check with Embassy for current regulations);
(b) nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE for stays of up to 3 months;
(c) transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft provided holding onward or return documentation and not spending the night at or leaving the airport.
Note: 1. A free one month valid visas are granted at the airport and the frontier offices, renewable up to three months, to the citizens of the following countries who are coming for the purpose tourism:
(a) nationals of countries listed in the chart above;
(b) nationals of Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PR), Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Hong Kong (SAR), Denmark, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Korea (Rep), Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Macau (S A R), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palau, Panama, Peru, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yugoslavia.
The above list is subject to frequent changes. All visitors requiring a visa should contact the Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy) before leaving for details about where to obtain their visa; see Contact Addresses section.
Restricted entry: The Government of Lebanon refuses entry to holders of Israeli and Palestinian passports, holders of passports containing a visa for Israel, valid or expired, used or unused and passports with entry stamps to Israel.
What documents will be required?
Passport valid for 6 months required by all except nationals of Syria arriving from their country with a valid national ID.
Application to: Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy); see Contact Addresses section.
Application requirements: (a) Valid passport. (b) Two completed application forms. (c) Two passport-size photos. (d) Fee payable by cash or postal order only. (e) For Visitor visas, a letter of invitation from Lebanese host or confirmation of accommodation booking from travel agent. (f) For Business visas, a letter of invitation from the Lebanese host company and/or the applicant’s company in country of origin. (g) Stamped, self-addressed, registered envelope for postal applications.
Note: Children under 18 years old require written consent from their parents/guardian before their visa can be processed.
Temporary residence: Formalities for temporary residence will be arranged in Lebanon. For details of student and employment visas, enquire at Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy); see Contact Addresses section.
Embassy contact information:
Please contact the nearest Lebanon embassy for information on what documentation you may require to enter Lebanon.
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Source & Copyright: The source of the above visa and immigration information and copyright owner/s is the:
– Electronic General Security Lebanon – URL: www.general-security.gov.lb
– Embassy of Lebanon in Washington – URL: www.lebanonembassyus.org
The viewer/user of this web page should use the above information as a guideline only, and should always contact the above sources or the user’s own government representatives for the most up-to-date information at that moment in time, before making a final decision to travel to that country or destination.