Visas

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For more information on the types of visas and the terms and conditions to grant a visa, please visit the Lebanese General Directorate of General Security:
http://www.general-security.gov.lb/en/posts/38
To download and to fill the visa application, please click on the below

Visa Application Arabic .pdf

Visa Application English Form

Required documents:
  • Visas are valid from the date they are issued, for a period of 90 days
  • The validity of residence ranges from 1 week to six months from the date of entry to Lebanon
  • Visas cannot be issued on passports bearing Israeli stamps, visas, or seals
  • A Lebanese visa is rendered invalid if the passport was subsequently stamped with an Israeli visa or seal

Requirements

  1. Original passport copy and residency(iqama). (Both residency and passport should have a validity of at least six months period)
  2. One passport size photo
  3. No objection letter from the sponsor mentioning the reason of the visit and a salary certificate
  4. Copy of the trade license for resident partners or traders 
  5. a- Invitation letter from Lebanon mentioning the purpose of the trip (if the visit is for business purposes) 
    b- Hotel booking or full address in Lebanon and valid contact number
  6. Bank statement for the last three months
  7. Two way ticket booking
  8. Fees: a- 130 DHS for one entry
  9.           b- 185 DHS for two entries
  10.           c- 260 DHS for multiple entries



Visa for tourists or working purposes

  • Copy of the trade license for resident partners or traders 
  • Bank statement for the last three months
  • Invitation letter from the company mentioning the reason of the visit and a salary certificate



For helpers accompanying non-Lebanese families

  • A non-objection letter is required from the sponsor stating that the helper will be accompanying the Lebanese family with a copy of the passport of a member of the accompanying family

 

Visa for Palestinian passport authority (Syrian or Egyptian), Jordanian passport without national number, and labor exporting countries)

  • A pre- approval is required from the Lebanese Directorate General of the General Security the procedure takes around 2 months.
  • Bank statement for the last three months
  • Invitation letter from Lebanon + copy of the hosting passport/full address / valid contact number

 

For helpers accompanying Lebanese families

If the sponsor is a citizen of the United Arab Emirates: a letter of no objection from the sponsor is required to proof that the helper is accompanying the Lebanese family with a copy of the sponsor's passport.

If the helper is under a Lebanese citizen sponsorship: a copy of his passport or his wife's passport (if she is Lebanese). A free visa can be obtained on arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport, with the sponsor or his family (his wife or children).

If the sponsor is a commercial company or an institution: A non-objection letter is required from the sponsor stating that the helper will be accompanying the Lebanese family with a passport copy of the person accompanying her (husband or wife if she is Lebanese).


List of countries granted a visa at Beirut airport

 


List of countries granted a visa at the Embassy






Last Modified Date 24/02/2021 - 10:54 AM
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