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
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.
Lebanese Visa Application Form:
One completed and signed Lebanon visa application form. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
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 when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
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.
Business Cover 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 in Lebanon. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Lebanon.The Consulate of Lebanon requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Lebanon Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Lebanon.
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.
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.
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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Lebanon. Please note: entry not granted to passports showing Israeli visas or stamps.
Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.
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.
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.
Letter of Employment :
An original letter of employment, certifying that the applicant is an employee of the company in good standing. The letter must indicate the dates for which leave was approved and the intended date of return to the company.
Residents of these states apply for a visa in Los Angeles :
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
Travisa - Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA 90036
Residents of these states apply for a visa in New York :
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Travisa - New York
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New York, NY 10165
Residents of these states apply for a visa in Washington, DC :
Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia
Travisa - Washington, DC
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Washington, DC 20008
Residents of these states apply for a visa in :
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin
Please contact the nearest embassy or consulate directly.
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