All foreigners must have a valid passport, valid for at least 6 months, and visa to enter Lebanon. Nationals of many countries can obtain business or tourist visas upon arrival at Beirut Airport and at other ports of entry on the Lebanese border, for some countries these visas are free. Where a fee is payable, at Beirut Airport visa stamps can be purchased at a window directly across from passport control. You can pay in cash in US dollars or Lebanese pounds. The price of a 15-day visa is US$17 (LL25,000). A single entry, three-month visa is US$35 (LL50,000).
Visa's on arrival airport
Visas are granted at the airport, to the citizens of the following countries:
Andorra – Antigua and Barbuda – Argentina – Armenia – Australia – Austria – Azerbaijan – The Bahamas – Barbados – Belarus – Belgium – Belize – Bhutan – Brazil – Bulgaria – Canada – Chile – China Rep – Czech Republic – Costa Rica – Croatia – Cyprus – Denmark – Dominican Republic – Estonia – Finland – France – Great Britain - Georgia – Germany – Greece – Hong Kong – Hungary – Iceland – Ireland – Italy – Japan – Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan – Latvia – Lithuania –Liechtenstein – Luxembourg – Macedonia – Macau (S A R) – Malaysia – Malta – Mexico – Moldova – Monaco – Montenegro – Netherlands – New Zealand – Norway – Palau – Panama – Peru – Poland – Portugal – Russia – Romania – Saint Kitts & Nevis – Samoa – San Marino – Serbia– Singapore – Slovakia – Slovenia – South Korea – Spain – Sweden – Switzerland – Tajikistan – Turkey - Turkmenistan – USA – Ukraine – Uzbekistan –Venezuela –Yugoslavia.
Further visa information
For more general information on entry visas to Lebanon please click here (DOCX, 14 KB).
Should you require a visa and need help in applying for one Supreme Travel Services (Harm Reduction 2011's ground handling services) will assist you in the application process by issuing an invitation letter. Please click here to email Vera Kmeid at Supreme Travel Services.
Delegates should contact the Lebanese embassy or consulate in their country, or see the General Directorate of General Security website (http://www.general-security.gov.lb/English/SiteUtils/HomePage/Pages/HomePage.aspx) for additional visa information and requirements.
Please note travellers holding passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel will be refused entry into Lebanon. If you have any Israeli stamps/visas in your passport you will have to obtain a new passport to enter Lebanon. Please seek advice from your passport office regarding an alternative passport or travel document.