Libya (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 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: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 17.11.2021
Passengers must have negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Libya. The test result must have a QR code.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.


Detailed Tourist Information

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

A COVID-19 PCR test administered no more than 72 hours prior to travel is required.

The Ministry of Health has multiple designated quarantine sites where individuals can be held in quarantine for 14 days.

Libyan authorities are carrying out enhanced temperature screenings of passengers arriving at air, land, and sea ports of entry.

Travelers should be prepared for new quarantine restrictions to be put into effect with little to no advanced notice.

Lockdown Details

The Libyan government has lifted all curfews that had previously been in place.

Face masks are required in all public spaces, to include all forms of public transportation.

Large gatherings (both public and private) are currently prohibited.

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