Lebanon Announces New Travel Rules On Arrivals To Lebanon

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The General Directorate of Aviation in Lebanon just announced new travel rules on arrivals to Lebanon.

These changes followed the new travel rules that were announced on December 2nd.

These new rules will be operational starting December 15th as follows:

  1. Passengers coming to Lebanon must register on the MOPH PASS platform of the Ministry of Public Health.
  2. Passengers arriving in Lebanon must perform a PCR test in the country they’re departing from. This test must be done at a certified Lab. The results of this test must be uploaded to the MOPH PASS platform. Children who are below 12 years old are exempted from this rule.
  3. All passengers arriving to Lebanon except for children and UNIFIL members must perform a PCR test upon arrival to Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport.
  4. Starting from January 10th, a 30$ fee must be paid for the PCR test that will be performed in Beirut airport. This fee is paid by credit card in the MOPH PASS platform.
  5. Passengers who perform a PCR test in Beirut Airport must quarantine at home until they receive the result of their test.
  6. If the PCR test is positive, passengers must call the Covid-19 Hotline 1787.

There are several cases that are exempted from performing a PCR test in their country of departure. These cases are:

  1. People who received their 2nd dose of the covid vaccine or the first dose two weeks prior to their departure.
  2. Passengers who caught coronavirus and were cured within 90 days of departing.
  3. Travellers who left Lebanon and will return within one week of their depature.

These individuals still have to perform a PCR test in Beirut International Airport and must provide all required official documents on the MOPH PASS platform.

Lebanon Announces New Travel Rules On Arrivals To Lebanon

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