Lebanon (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to present a pre-arrival test and are exempt from quarantine.
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 78 hours until results are in.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 10.09.2021
1. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival. The test result must have a QR code if issued in a country other than Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or USA.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least two weeks before departure;
– passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at most 90 days before departure;
– passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.
2. Passengers and airline crew are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, at their own expense.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– airline crew staying for a maximum of 48 hours.
3. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 4 days.
4. Airline crew staying for a maximum of 48 hours are subject to self-isolation until their next flight.
5. Passengers transiting through Beirut (BEY) to Syria must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Lebanon has resumed flights in a limited capacity, with reduced number of flights, and most domestic restrictions have been lifted.
 

Lockdown Details

You must apply online via this platform (https://covid.pcm.gov.lb/impactmobile/curfew) to undertake certain activities such as going to the bank or going food shopping. Certain activities e.g. going to clothes shops, the hairdressers or veterinary clinics do not require this authorisation. Contact the Lebanese embassy for further details. Public places such as restaurants, theatres, cinemas, cafes and gyms have reopened. You should check opening hours in advance. Supermarket, pharmacy and restaurant delivery services are operating 24/7. Hotels are also open 24/7. Events such as weddings, exhibitions and conferences are limited to 50% capacity.

Taxis and private cars should have no more than four people in them (including the driver). Buses are allowed to operate with a maximum capacity of 50%.

Fabric masks covering the mouth and nose must be worn when outside the home and in vehicles (unless travelling alone).

Lebanese authorities may issue fines, impose road blocks, or imprison those violating these measures for up to three years. You should comply with all measures introduced by the Lebanese authorities and obey the instructions of the security forces. These measures may be changed at short notice.
 

Sources

https://www.worldnomads.com/travel-safety/worldwide/worldwide-travel-alerts
Data Source: covidcontrols.co