Libya Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans: US citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for UK nationals: British citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Australians: Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for South Africans: South African citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Libya. A visa is required.
Passport/Visa Note: Most foreign passengers require a visa to enter Libya. Tourist visas must be organised in advance, but can sometimes be issued on arrival; provided that travellers are holding a copy of a letter issued by the Libyan immigration authorities, confirming that a visa will be granted to them upon their arrival at the airport. This copy must be sent to the office of the transporting carrier in Libya at least 24 hours in advance. Visitors travelling to Libya for touristic purposes are also required to convert USD 1,000 (or equivalent) in freely convertible cash, or to debit the amount from a valid credit card upon their arrival at the airport. Failure to do so will result in the traveller being refused entry to Libya. Note that admission and transit will be refused to holders of (i) documents containing a valid or expired visa for Israel, or (ii) tickets showing an Israeli destination. All visitors must also hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their expenses while in Libya, and a yellow fever vaccination certificate (if arriving within six days or leaving or transiting through an infected area). Please note that the volatile political situation in Libya means that visa/entry requirements often change abruptly, and as such, travellers should make sure they are in possession of up-to-date information BEFORE leaving home. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.