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Lebanon Travel Restrictions

193.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
8.27% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7.28% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Lebanon.
Vaccinated visitors from Israel can enter Lebanon without restrictions.

Lebanon border status

Travelers, except military personnel, diplomats, members of international organizations, UNIFIL and members of the Lebanese National Social Security Fund or staff cooperative, must have an insurance policy for their whole stay in Lebanon, which will cover in full the costs of medical treatment in case they test positive for coronavirus. Alternatively, the policy can be obtained at the insurance counters upon arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport-Beirut.


Outgoing travel to LebanonTraveling from Israel to Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Lebanon.
Exceptions

Exceptions apply to:

    Travelers under the age of 12
    Travelers who have proof of full COVID-19 vaccination more than 15 days prior to arrival
    Travelers with proof of testing positive for COVID-19 more than 15 days prior to arrival

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 3 days upon entering Lebanon.
Details and exceptions

All travelers are subject to a 3-day quarantine at their place of residence or accommodation upon arrival. Travelers must undergo an additional PCR test at the end of their home quarantine period.


Return travelReturning to Israel from Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Lebanon must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Lebanon will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Lebanon but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 3 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 3 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

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