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Visa requirements for Lebanon
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Visa to LebanonG.C.C. and citizens of Jordan: The Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and United Arab of Emirates) and the citizens of Jordan country who are holding Jordanian passports showing their national number as well as their family members, servants and chauffeurs who are accompanying them, and who are coming for the purpose of tourism, are granted a free entry visa for 3 months at the airport.

Foreign countries: A free one month valid visa, renewable till 3 months, is granted to the citizens of these countries who are coming for tourism: Andorra - Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina - Armenia - Australia - Austria - Azerbaijan - The Bahamas - Barbados - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Bhutan - Brazil - Bulgaria - Canada - Chile - China Rep - Czech Republic - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cyprus - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Great Britain - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Hong Kong - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Japan - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Lithuania - Liechtenstein - Luxembourg - Macedonia - Macau (S A R) - Malaysia - Malta - Mexico - Moldova - Monaco - Netherlands - New Zealand - Norway - Palau - Panama - Peru - Poland - Portugal - Russia - Romania - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Samoa - San Marino - Singapore - Slovakia - Slovenia - South Korea - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Tajikistan - Turkey - Trinidad - Tobacco - Turkmenistan - USA - Ukraine - Uzbekistan -Venezuela - Yugoslavia.

Other nationals, including South Africans, should contact the consulate at the Lebanese Embassy for details about how to obtain their visa at least one month prior to arrival.

Nationals of Arab countries but non-G.C.C. (Algeria - Comers Island - Djibouti - Egypt - Iraq - Libya - Morocco - Mauritania - Somalia - Sudan - Tunisia - Yemen:) can obtain their visa at the airport provided they are in possession of the following:
- A round trip non-refundable ticket
- A hotel reservation or residence address
- A US$2000 in cash or a check from a recognized bank

Cost: For those coming for tourism, a free visa is granted for one month, renewable for up to three months.

Restricted Entry: The Government of Lebanon refuses entry to holders of Israeli passports, holders of passports containing a visa for Israel, valid or expired, used or unused and passports with entry stamps to Israel.

Passports: Passports valid for 6 months are required by all.

To remain on the safe side and irrespective of your nationality, we highly recommend you check with your local Lebanese Consulate or Embassy prior to boarding the plane. Please do so as soon as you decide to come in order to have enough time to prepare and submit all requested documents.