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Business Visa  |  Lebanon


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

Please note, your visa application will automatically be rejected by the embassy if you have any Israeli stamps in your passport.

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    Colour photocopy of passport information page

::    Two recent passport photographs

::    Completed application form

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Business introduction letter

The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Lebanon, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Lebanon. It should be on official letterhead, signed by a company officer with full contact details included. The letter should include your name, the duration and purpose of your visit, and proof that the sponsoring organisation is certified in Lebanon.

If the inviting party is not Lebanese, they must also supply proof of residence for a minimum of three months.

::    Proof of travel

This should be provided as copies of an onward or return flight booking and a confirmed hotel reservation.

::    Bank statements

Please submit bank statements covering the last three months as proof of sufficient funds for the duration of your trip.




Depending on your nationality, you may be able to obtain a visa upon arrival at Beirut International Airport. However, a fee will still be charged and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.



Additional Information


All documents submitted must be written in either English, French or Arabic.

Entry to Lebanon must be within 90 days of visa issuance.

Citizens of Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates do not require a visa to visit Lebanon for a period of up to 6 months within one year.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(from 2 working days)

Single entry visa (3 months): £25

Multiple entry visa (6 months): £50

Handling fee:  £80



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