Visas

Visa Types

  • Diplomatic and Official Visas
  • Business Visas
  • Visa For a Non-Libyan Spouse
  • Journalist Visas
  • Visas for Libyan Citizens Holding a Foreign Passport.
  • Tourist Visas

Visa Requirements

Diplomatic and Official Visas

Please send the following to the Libyan Embassy at:
1460 Dahlia NW
Washington, DC 20012

  • Diplomatic note from the U.S. Department of State specifying the applicant’s name, title, position, purpose, length of the trip, and the number of entries requested
  • Passport valid for at least six months with at least two clear visa pages
  • Completed application form filled-out with black ink or printed
  • Completed visa application.
  • One recent passport-size (2x2 cm) color photograph with a white background. Photographs must be full-face shots in which the applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angle views are NOT accepted.

We will request a visa on your behalf from the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Tripoli.

Business Visas

In order to get a business visa to Libya, the company sponsoring you in Libya should put in a request for a visa approval through the Department of Passports and Citizenship and Foreigners. Your approval should include the required period of your stay, passport number, and the name of the sponsoring company.

Once, you are approved, you must send the following documents to the Libyan Embassy located at:
1460 Dahlia NW
Washington, DC 20012

  • A passport valid for at least six months, with at least two clear visa pages.
  • One recent passport-size (2x2 cm) color photograph with a white background. Photographs must be full-face shots in which the applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angle views are NOT accepted.
  • A completed application form filled-out with black ink or printed.
  • Fees must be paid through a money order made out to the Embassy of Libya. Fees depend on the visa duration and number of entries:
    • 30 days, single entry: $150
    • 90 days, multiple entry: $200
    • 180 days, multiple entry: $350
  • Prepaid envelop with the tracking number and the return address label filled out; the envelope should be from FedEx, UPS, or USPS.

Please note that the final approval for the visa must come from the authorities in Libya. This usually takes a couple of days.

Visa For a Non-Libyan Spouse

Please send the following to the Libyan Embassy at:
1460 Dahlia NW
Washington, DC 20012

  • Passport valid for at least six months with at least two clear visa pages
  • Copy of the Libyan spouse's passport
  • Statement of consent from the Libyan spouse
  • Copy of the couple's marriage certificate
  • Completed application form filled-out with black ink or printed
  • Completed visa application.
  • Fee: $25; this must be paid through a money order made out to the Embassy of Libya
  • One recent passport-size (2x2 cm) color photograph with a white background. Photographs must be full-face shots in which the applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angle views are NOT accepted.
  • Prepaid envelop with the tracking number and the return address label filled out; the envelope should be from FedEx, UPS, or USPS

Journalist Visas

Please send us the following documents in support of your application to request a visa on your behalf from the Media Department in Libya:

  • Completed visa application
  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae
  • A support letter from your publication
  • A description of your publication
  • Fill out the attachment application

Please send all documents to info@foreignmedia.ly and send a copy to the Libyan Embassy.

Visas for Libyan Citizens Holding a Foreign Passport.

  • Passport valid for at least six months with at least two clear visa pages
  • Completed visa application
  • Copy of one of the following:
    1. Libyan Passport
    2. Family Book
    3. Birth Certificate
  • Two recent passport-size (2x2 cm) color photographs with a white background. Photographs must be full-face shots in which the applicant is facing the camera directly. Side or angle views are NOT accepted.
  • Fee: $25; this must be paid through a money order made out to the Embassy of Libya
  • Prepaid envelop with the tracking number and the return address label filled out; the envelope should be from FedEx, UPS, or USPS

Please note that the final approval for the visa must come from authorities in Libya. This usually takes a couple of days.

Tourist Visas

  • We currently do not issue tourist visas.

Visa Application Process

Visa professionals helping you to organise your visa applications

Frequently Asked Questions

We currently do not issue tourist visas.

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