Yes - A visa is required for travel to Lebanon

Lebanon Business visa for US citizens. Apply Now!

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A valid passport and business visa are required to travel to Lebanon. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.

Send these documents to Travisa

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Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Enclose a photo-copy of the passport pages containing the applicant's full name, photo, passport number, issue date, expiration date.

2

Lebanese Visa Application Form:

One signed Lebanon visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Lebanon visa application forms may delay the processing of your Lebanon visa.

3

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.


OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

4

Letter Of Invitation from Lebanon:

A letter of invitation from sponsor (either host company or individual)in Lebanon explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and contact information.

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Business Letter

Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

To generate the Lebanon Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.

6

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.

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Special Instructions:

Travelers holding passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel may be refused entry into Lebanon. Travelers whose passports contain Israeli stamps or visas and who also hold an "Arab nationality" may face serious consequences and should not travel to Lebanon with a passport containing an Israeli stamp.

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Global Service Order Form:

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Lebanon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Lebanon Visa Validity:

Visas are usually valid for three months from the date of issue based on the consulate's discretion.

Lebanese Visa Processing Time:

Lebanon visas are usually processed by the Washington DC and Los Angeles jurisdictions in 4 working days or less. Processing time-frame in the New York jurisdiction can range from 3 days to 4 weeks based on the Lebanon Consulate's discretion. Rush and Emergency service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Lebanon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Lebanon

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.


Yes - A visa is required for travel to Lebanon

Lebanon Tourist visa for US citizens. Apply Now!

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A valid passport and tourist visa are required to travel to Lebanon. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s). Enclose a photo-copy of the picture page of the passport.

2

Lebanese Visa Application Form:

One signed Lebanon visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Lebanon visa application forms may delay the processing of your Lebanon visa.

3

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.


OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

4

Other Forms:

A letter of intent outlining the applicant's purpose of travel, the length of intended stay, name of places to be visited, contact information, and accommodation information is required.

5

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be acceptable.

6

Minors:

One Parental consent form is required..A child (under 18) who is not traveling with both parents or a legal guardian must provide a notarized letter of consent signed by the non-accompanying parent(s) or guardian authorizing the Lebanese consulate to issue a visa to the minor. A copy of the child's birth certificate and guardianship or custody agreement documents are also required.

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Special Instructions:

Travelers holding passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel may be refused entry into Lebanon. Travelers whose passports contain Israeli stamps or visas and who also hold an "Arab nationality" may face serious consequences and should not travel to Lebanon with a passport containing an Israeli stamp.

8

Global Service Order Form:

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Lebanon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Lebanon Visa Validity:

Visas are usually valid for three months from the date of issue based on the consulate's discretion.

Lebanese Visa Processing Time:

Lebanon visas are usually processed by the Washington DC and Los Angeles jurisdictions in 4 working days or less. Processing time-frame in the New York jurisdiction can range from 3 days to 4 weeks based on the Lebanon Consulate's discretion. Rush and Emergency service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Lebanon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Lebanon

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.


No - A visa is not required for travel to Lebanon

Lebanon Transit entry requirements for US citizens.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport’s transit area. If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a visa may be required. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.

1

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for visa stamp(s).

2

Proof Of Departure:

Confirmed onward airline ticket.

3

Minors:

One Parental consent form is required..A child (under 18) who is not traveling with both parents or a legal guardian must provide a notarized letter of consent signed by the non-accompanying parent(s) or guardian authorizing the Lebanese consulate to issue a visa to the minor. A copy of the child's birth certificate and guardianship or custody agreement documents are also required.

4

Other Requirements:

Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).

5

Special Instructions:

Travelers holding passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel may be refused entry into Lebanon. Travelers whose passports contain Israeli stamps or visas and who also hold an "Arab nationality" may face serious consequences and should not travel to Lebanon with a passport containing an Israeli stamp.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Lebanon

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).


How to Apply for a Visa to Lebanon

  • Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Lebanon
  • Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form.
  • Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

Lebanon Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):

Residents of these states:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300

Residents of these states:
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223

Residents of these states:
Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia

Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166

Residents of these states:
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin

Send documents to:

Please contact the nearest embassy or consulate directly.