Obtaining a Travel Document

Please send the following documents to the Libyan Embassy:

  • Written request
  • Completed travel document form (see below)
  • A copy of Libyan Passport or Passport loss incident official report with a legal translated copy in Arabic.
  • Electronic birth certificate issued by the civil registry in Libya, Certificate of Residence, Certificate of Family Status and a copy of a US Driving License or Identification Card.
  • 2 passport-sized photos
  • A prepaid envelope with the tracking number and the address to which documents should be returned
  • Mail all completed forms and required documents to: 1460 Dahlia ST. NW, Washington, DC 20012
    The document is valid for only three (3) months from the date of its issuance and for one trip to return to the homeland without staying in another country. The document is issued after obtaining the approval from authorities in Libya, which usually takes several days.
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Frequently Asked Questions


  1. Visa application ( download it, fill it, and then sign it)
  2. Copy of one of the following :
    • Libyan Passport
    • Family Book
    • Birth Certificate
    • 2 Passport size photo
    • Visa fee must be paid through a money order : 25 $ money order for Libya citizens and Libyan spouses.
    • Mailing passport: Include a prepaid return label and envelope (from FedEx, UPS or USPS only) with the return address label filled out completely also with tracking number.
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