How to Get a Work Visa for Lebanon

Lebanon Work Visa

Lebanon Work Visa

If you got a job in Lebanon and are a foreigner, you will likely have to get a work visa for Lebanon. Citizens of certain countries are eligible for a three month work visa for Lebanon provided they get the obligatory preapproval from the General Directorate of General Security  pursuant to a preapproval from the Ministry of Labor.

Citizens included in this list are as follows:

Ethiopia – Eritrea – Indonesia – Angola – Uganda – Pakistan – Bangladesh – Paraguay – Paulaus Island – Benin Rep. – Botswana – Burkina Faso – Burundi – Bosnia –Taiwan Trinidad & Tobacco – Chad – Tanzania – Togo – Central Africa Rep. – Democratic Republic of Congo ( former Zaire) – South Africa – Djibouti – Rwanda – Zambia – Zimbabwe – St. Lucia – Sri Lanka – El Salvador – Suriname – Sierra Leone – Seychelles Island – Somalia – Gabon – Gambia – Grenadines – Guinea – New Guinea – Philippines – Fiji – Vietnam – Cameroon – North Korea – Comers Island – Guinea Rep. – Liberia – Malawi – Mali – Madagascar – Mauritania – Mauritius Islands (Maurice) – Mozambique – Namibia – Nepal – Niger – Nicaragua – India.

If you are not from one of the countries above, I recommend you contact the Ministry of Labor for more information.

You can find the contact information for the General Directorate in of General Security in Lebanon by clicking the link here.

Go to my Lebanon visa page for information on other types of visas for Lebanon.

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