These Are 40 Countries Lebanese Can Visit Without A Visa!

The Lebanese passport recently ranked 99 out of 107 globally, according to the Henley Passport Index that further indicated that holders of a Lebanese passport can gain visa-free entry to 40 countries around the world.

That comes while some European embassies in Lebanon have stopped issuing a 6-month tourist visa to the Lebanese.

Although only 14 of these 40 countries literally require no visa from Lebanese nationals, the rest offer a visa on arrival without the traveler doing any (or much) work to obtain it before departure from Lebanon:

A. Countries That Offer Visa-Free Entry

#1 Dominica

The allowed stay is 21 days within 180 days; extendable to 3 months within 6 months for a fee.

#2 Ecuador

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days; extendable for a fee.

#3 Egypt

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days for Lebanese citizens who are:

  • Arriving at Borg El Arab Airport in Alexandria, Hurghada Airport, or Sharm El Sheikh Airport for South Sinai resorts on a charter flight.
  • Traveling as part of a tourist group that consists of at least 10 persons who hold a return ticket, booked accommodation, and a signed guarantee letter from a travel agency.
  • Under the age of 16 and over the age of 50.

#4 Georgia

The allowed stay is 1 year. Medical insurance for the full duration of the intended stay is mandatory.

#5 Haiti

The allowed stay is 3 months within 6 months; extendable for a fee.

#6 Indonesia

The allowed stay is 30 days within 180 days. Not applicable for journalists who should obtain a visa beforehand.

#7 Iran

The allowed stay is 30 days within 180 days; extendable for a fee. Registration with the local police within 8 days of arrival is mandatory.

#8 Jordan

The allowed stay is 3 months within 6 months.

  • Not applicable for holders of emergency or temporary passports (those should obtain a visa beforehand).
  • The national ID card may be used for entry.

#9 Macau

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days; extendable for a fee.

#10 Malaysia

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days; extendable twice, for 30 days each, for a fee.

  • At least $100 per day as proof of sufficient funds to cover the entire stay is required.
  • Visa overstaying is punishable by jail, fines, and caning.

#11 Micronesia

The allowed stay is 30 days within 180 days; extendable up to 60 days for a fee.

#12 Qatar

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip. The visa is issued free of charge.

#13 Syria

The allowed stay is 6 months within 1 year. The national ID card may be used for entry.

#14 Turkey

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days.

  • Exceeding the non-extendable period of 90 days must obtain a residence permit (“Ikamet Vesikasi”) from the immigration police, which is presented to airport officials upon departure.

B. Countries That Offer Visa on Arrival

#15 Armenia

The allowed stay is 120 days within 1 year.

#16 Cambodia

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 12 months for a fee.

  • Passengers are not permitted to make day trips that arrive and depart on the same day, except when arriving and departing at Phnom Penh airport or hold a multiple-entry business visa.

#17 Cape Verde

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days. An international Certificate of Vaccination is required.

#18 Comoros

The allowed stay is 2 weeks per trip.

#19 Guinea-Bissau

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days.

#20 Iraq

The allowed stay is 30 days.

#21 Laos

The allowed stay is 30 days. Visa can be issued at Luang Prabang, Pakse, and Vientiane Airports.

#22 Madagascar

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days; extendable to up to 4 months for a fee.

#23 Maldives

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 60 days for a fee.

#24 Mauritania

The allowed stay is 3, 15, 30, 90, or 360 days per trip; fees vary accordingly.

  • Visa is granted at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • An International Certificate of Vaccination is required.

#25 Mauritius

The allowed stay is 60 days within 120 for tourism purposes or 60 days within 180 days for business purposes; both extendable for a fee.

  • A confirmed hotel reservation and at least $100 per day as proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay are required.
  • An Entry Permit or Residence Permit is required for those holding Work permits.

#26 Mozambique

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 90 days for a fee.

  • Visa can be obtained on arrival at Beira, Nampula, Maputo, Pemba, Tete, and Vilankulo Airports.

#27 Nepal

The allowed stay is 90 days within 180 days; extendable for a fee.

  • Visa can be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • The visa-on-arrival (VoA) facility is not applicable for holders of temporary passports thus they should obtain a visa beforehand.

#28 Palau

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 90 days for a fee.

  • Passengers are required to hold at least $200 per week as proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay.

#29 Rwanda

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable for a fee. An International Certificate of Vaccination is required.

#30 Samoa

The allowed stay is 60 days per trip; extendable to up to 1 month for a fee.

#31 Senegal

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip. An International Certificate of Vaccination is required.

#32 Seychelles

The allowed stay is 3 months within 6 months; extendable for a fee.

  • Passengers are required to hold a confirmed hotel reservation and at least $150 per day as proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay.

#33 Sierra Leone

The allowed stay is 30 days.

  • Visa is available on arrival for holders of confirmation from the immigration that a visa has been approved before departure.
  • International Certificate of Vaccination is required.

#34 Somalia

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip.

  • Visa can be obtained on arrival at Bosaso, Galcaio, Garowe, Kisimayu, and Mogadishu Airports.
  • Passengers must exchange or the equivalent of other freely convertible foreign currency upon arrival.

#35 Sri Lanka

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 150 days for a fee. Electronic Travel Authorization is obtainable online or on arrival.

#36 Tajikistan

The allowed stay is 45 days per trip; extendable to up to 60 days for a fee.

  • Visa can be obtained at Dushanbe International Airport.
  • Tajikistan plans to completely abolish visa requirements soon.

#37 Timor-Leste

The allowed stay is 30 days per trip; extendable to up to 90 days for a fee of $75.

  • Visa can be obtained on arrival by air only.
  • Passengers are required to hold at least $100 per entry and $50 per day as proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay.

#38 Togo

The allowed stay is 7 days per trip; extendable to up to 90 days for a fee. Passengers must hold 3 passport photos. 

#39 Tuvalu

The allowed stay is 1 month per trip; extendable to up to 3 months within 6 months for a fee.

#40 Uganda

The allowed stay is 3 or 6 months per trip (fees may vary accordingly); extendable for a fee.

  • Must apply online at least 2 business days or more prior to travel.
  • Visa can be obtained at Entebbe Airport in Kampala.
  • International Certificate of Vaccination is required.