Open with restrictions

Lebanon Travel Restrictions

174.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
10.95% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 9.29% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Lebanon.
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

Travelers, except military personnel, diplomats, members of international organizations, UNIFIL and members of the Lebanese National Social Security Fund or staff cooperative, must have an insurance policy for their whole stay in Lebanon, which will cover in full the costs of medical treatment in case they test positive for coronavirus. Alternatively, the policy can be obtained at the insurance counters upon arrival at Rafik Hariri International Airport-Beirut.

Outgoing travel to LebanonTraveling from Canada to Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Lebanon.


Exceptions apply to:

    Travelers under the age of 12
    Travelers who have proof of full COVID-19 vaccination more than 15 days prior to arrival
    Travelers with proof of testing positive for COVID-19 more than 15 days prior to arrival

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 3 days upon entering Lebanon.

Details and exceptions

All travelers are subject to a 3-day quarantine at their place of residence or accommodation upon arrival. Travelers must undergo an additional PCR test at the end of their home quarantine period.

Return travelReturning to Canada from Lebanon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Lebanon must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.


Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Lebanon

Masks:Required in public spaces.


  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Lebanon but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 3 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 3 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Closed