Lebanon Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Lebanon, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for Lebanon are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft - providing they hold onward or return documentation and do not spend the night at, or leave, the airport.
Nationals listed in the chart above can obtain a one-month visa on arrival at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry at the Lebanese border, providing their passports do not possess an Israeli stamp, and they hold return or onward tickets. The visa is renewable for three months.
It is likely you will be refused entry if you have an Israeli visa or stamp in your passport.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Lebanon.
Single-entry visa on arrival: free.
In advance: single-entry tourist visa: £25; multiple-entry tourist visa: £50.
Visa on arrival: one month initially, renewable for three months.
Single-entry visa in advance: 15 days, one month or three months; multiple-entry visa in advance: three or six months. If applying for a visa in advance from the embassy, you must enter Lebanon within three months of the date of issue.
Processing times for visas applied for before travelling to Lebanon vary according to the nationality of the applicant. Please contact the embassy for information on individual cases.
Extending a stay in Lebanon without permission is a serious offence. A fee will be payable before departure is permitted. To extend your one-month visa, you must visit the nearest General Security office (www.general-security.gov.lb).