Travel restrictions to Lebanon

Last updated: 28 March 2022

Who can travel?
  • Open to citizens and residents of Lebanon
  • Open to citizens and residents* of the United Arab Emirates
  • Open to all visitors subject to meeting the entry requirements

*Subject to entry requirements

Lebanon Covid Travel Restrictions
 
Documents needed for travelling to Beirut
Passengers traveling to Lebanon must have:
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days and at most 6 months before departure; or
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose at least 14 days before departure; or
  • a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
  • a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must have a QR code.
  • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years;
    • passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.
  • If the validity period of your test result is different in the country you are departing from or travelling to, you should follow the requirement which is most restrictive.
Transiting to Belarus via Dubai
Only the following categories of passengers are allowed to transit to Belarus via Dubai:
  • citizens of Lebanon with valid visa or residence permit in Belarus;
  • citizens of Belarus;
  • foreign citizens with residence permit in Belarus.
Transiting to Syria via Beirut
  • Passengers transiting through Beirut (BEY) to Syria by land must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken at most 48 hours before departure.
  • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days and at most 6 months before departure; or
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose at least 14 days before departure;
    • passengers younger than 12 years.
Transiting to Syria via Lebanon
  • All passengers travelling to Syria via Lebanon, are required to hold a pre-approval issued by Syrian authorities to travel.
  • This does not apply to
    • citizens of Syria and
    • members of international organizations and
    • diplomatic delegations working in Syria,
  • All passengers with a Syrian Travel Document issued for Palestinian Refugees (Document de Voyage pour les Refugies Palestiniens) require a visa to transit via Lebanon.
  • These passengers are permitted to transit without a visa for a maximum stay of 24 hours if they hold a residence permit issued by a third country, are continuing to Syria, or have previously travelled out of Beirut with an immigration exit stamp from Lebanon.
Please Note:

The above requirements are provided by a third-party source and subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

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