Libya (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Banned
Testing: Anyone entering Libya will undergo a temperature screening upon arrival.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Banned
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Essential only
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 07.07.2020
Flights to Libya are suspended.
– This does not apply to repatriation and medevac flights.


Detailed Tourist Information

Libya’s land and sea borders are closed to all except essential traffic.

Limited flights have resumed from Mitiga airport in Tripoli.

Tunisia and Libya announced an air travel bubble between the two countries from November 15. Flights are now operating.

Lockdown Details

Public, cultural, sports and social events are banned. Prayer in places of worship is allowed but social distancing measures should be followed.

Restaurants and cafes are allowed to reopen, however people are not allowed to dine inside.

Barbershops, and non-essential businesses are closed until further notice.

Public parks and meat markets are closed until further notice.

It is mandatory to wear face masks when out in public. Fines will be given to those who do not comply.

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