New Covid-19 Entry Requirements for Lebanon as of Jan. 13, 2022 (read the circular here):
The previous circular has been amended to accept antigen rapid tests for arrivals instead of PCR tests.
𝟭 – 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗣𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺:
All passengers arriving to Lebanon, with the exception of children under the age of 12 and UNIFIL, must register on the Ministry of Public Health’s MOPH Pass platform through the following link: https://pass.moph.gov.lb/
Passengers will then receive a QR code which they must present at the time of check-in.
𝟮 – 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗲𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲:
All passengers, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS, are requested to be tested prior to traveling to Lebanon. Rapid antigen tests or PCR tests are currently accepted.
𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗼 𝗮 𝗖𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱-𝟭𝟵 𝗿𝗮𝗽𝗶𝗱 𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁, the test result should include a QR code. There should be no more than 24 hours from the test date to the departure date in order for the test to be considered valid.
𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗴𝗼 𝗮 𝗖𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱-𝟭𝟵 𝗣𝗖𝗥 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁, there should be no more than 48 hours from the test date to the departure date in order for the test to be considered valid.
In both cases, this does not apply to:
– Passengers younger than 12 years
– Passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.
𝟯 – 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗣𝗖𝗥 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘂𝗽𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝘁 𝗕𝗲𝗶𝗿𝘂𝘁 𝗥𝗮𝗳𝗶𝗰 𝗛𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗿𝗶 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝗶𝗿𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 (𝗕𝗥𝗛𝗜𝗔):
All passengers arriving to Lebanon, with the exception of children under the age of 12 and UNIFIL, shall undergo a Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival to BRHIA. Individuals will have to self-quarantine at home or a hotel until they receive the result of this PCR test. Test results are made available within 24 hours via SMS and e-mail.
In cases where the PCR test result is positive, individuals must immediately contact the Ministry of Public Health’s Covid-19 hotline at 1787 for additional instructions.
𝟰 – 𝗣𝗮𝘆𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗱𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗣𝗖𝗥 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀:
All passengers arriving to Lebanon, with the exception of children under the age of 12 and UNIFIL, must pay $30 in advance for the PCR test which will be performed on them in BRHIA. Passengers can pay via one of the following methods:
– By credit card through the MOPH Pass website (https://pass.moph.gov.lb/)
– Through an IATA-accredited travel agency or airline sales office, who can provide passengers with an Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) that allows them to perform a PCR test upon arrival to Lebanon.
𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗔𝗗𝗗𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗜𝗡𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡:
Please contact the Directorate General of Civil Aviation by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your airline directly.