Libya
  • Type of Travel
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Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
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Student Regular $70.00
Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
Work Visa Service Fees
Work Regular $84.00
Work Rush and Emergency $168.00
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Libya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Libyan Visa Application Form:
Two signed Libya visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Libya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Libya visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Official Invitation from Libya:
Approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Libya or system number referencing approval notification sent to the Libyan Embassy in Washington DC.
5
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Libya. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Libya.

To generate a Libyan Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
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Special Instructions:
The Embassy of Libya will not issue a visa on a passport that contains a valid or expired visa to Israel. Visas or entry may be denied for travelers if a passport contains Israeli stamps.
7
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Libya Visa Validity:
Visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries with a stay of up to 45, 90 or 180 days, depending on the approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Libya and the discretion of the consulate.
Libyan Visa Processing Time:
Libya visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Libya Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Libya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Libya Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination. Important: The Embassy of Libya in Washington, DC does not issue Tourist visas. Tourist visas are issued through the Libyan Consulate in Ottawa, Canada.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Libyan Visa Application Form:
Two signed Libya visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Libya visa application forms may delay the processing of your Libya visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Libya:
A letter of invitation from sponsor (either host company or individual)in Libya explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and contact information.
5
Special Instructions:
The Embassy of Libya will not issue a visa on a passport that contains a valid or expired visa to Israel. Visas or entry may be denied for travelers if a passport contains Israeli stamps.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Libya

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Libya Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Libya
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Libya Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166