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Lebanon Travel Restrictions

25.06% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 24.57% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Lebanon for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Lebanon entry details and exceptions

Most travelers can enter Lebanon, but there are restrictions.


Outgoing travel to LebanonTravelling from New Zealand to Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Lebanon.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are not fully vaccinated and unvaccinated must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result that includes a QR code. COVID-19 test results that do not require a QR code are only those issued in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, and Europe. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12, fully vaccinated travelers who received their last dose required at least 14 days before travel, travelers who recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90 days before departure and have an official document of recovery and travelers leaving and returning to Lebanon in the previous 7 days.

All travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Lebanon. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 and travelers who are members of UNIFIL.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Lebanon.

Documents
Pre-Registration Form

Travelers must fill a registration form before traveling to Lebanon.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Lebanon must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Lebanon will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Lebanon

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lebanon with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Lebanon is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Lebanon are closed. Bars in Lebanon are closed.