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Lebanon Overview

Lebanon borders Syria and Israel, and is located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The country has a population of 6.1 million and an area of 10,452 km2 which makes it about a third of the size of Belgium, and just slightly larger than Cyprus.
The country’s capital, as well as the most populous city, is Beirut. Although Arabic is the official language, French and English are also widely spoken. Lebanon has a Mediterranean climatic region and has a generally subtropical climate characterized by mild, humid winters and hot, dry summers.

How Strong is the Lebanese Passport?

The Lebanese passport currently ranks 98th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. The passport holders of Lebanon have the same travel freedom as the citizens of Kosovo and Sudan.

Visa Not Required for Lebanese Passport Holders

Having a Lebanese passport allows entry to 15 countries and territories. List of Lebanese passport visa-free entry destinations:

  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • Georgia
  • Haiti
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Micronesia
  • Niue
  • Qatar
  • Syria
  • Turkey

Visa on Arrival for Lebanese Passport Holders

Lebanese passport holders can obtain visa on arrival in the following countries and territories:

  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iraq
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka *(eTA)
  • Tajikistan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

 

*(eTA): Electronic Travel Authorization

eVisa for Lebanese Passport Holders

Lebanese passport holders are required to obtain an eVisa before arriving in the following countries and territories.

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Benin
  • Colombia
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lesotho
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Norfolk Island
  • Pakistan
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Singapore
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Suriname
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Pre-Arranged Visa Required for Lebanese Passport Holders

There are 160 countries and territories that require Lebanese passport holders to obtain a visa through their embassies and consulates prior to arrival. The visa requirement may be waived off at times, provided that Lebanese citizens meet alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Argentina
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius & Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Congo Democratic Republic
  • Congo Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Yemen

Entry Refused for Lebanese Passport Holders

Although the number of countries and territories which allow visa-free access to Lebanese is limited, no country or territory refuses entry to Lebanese passport holders.

Guide Consultants is an authorized agency in the Citizenship by Investment programs. Since the establishment of the company in 2016, it has helped investors and families of diverse nationalities acquire much-coveted dual citizenships and second passports.

Second passports and dual citizenships offer many privileges and some of the most advantageous are the opportunity to travel to several countries without visa, access to many emerging markets, and an opportunity to diversify one’s portfolio.

Contact us to arrange a free consultation.