British nationals require a visa before they are allowed to visit Libya. However, there must be a 6-month validity on your passport before you apply. If your passport shows previous travel to Israel then your application is not acceptable for travel to Libya
Visa is also required for all other nationalities wishing to gain access to the country. You should contact the embassy for the latest updates on how to make your application based on the country of your citizenship.
An application form can be collected from the Visa section of the Libyan Embassy in London. You can pick it up during working hours from 9:00 to 13:00. You can also download the application form available at the official website of the Libya Embassy in London. However, the site is being updated and you can also download the form from the link given here.
In order to obtain a visa for Libya, you must have an invitation from a company in Libya or have a booking with a tour operator with in the stae. The company or the tour operator will then submit this invitation to the Libyan immigration personel.
a) Passport with at least 6 months validity after the end of travel in Libya and no Israeli stamp.
b) Completed visa application form.
c) 4 passport size photos
d) Proof of travel insurance
e) Hotel voucher
f) Return air ticket and of copy of Itinerary
g) Bank Statements for the Current Month and the last 6 months
h) Visa authorization from the Libyan immigration office in Libya
Apply for Visa
You should personally visit the embassy to file an application. You can only lodge an appplication for visa on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 10AM and 11AM. Currently there is no mail in method unless you are applying through a tour operator who will lodge the application on your behalf.
Processing time and fee
The tourist visa fee for a single entry visa for Libya is £65.00 which is payable with the application. The visa will be authorized after 1 days of submission.
The visa can be collected the next day after submission from the embassy.However, you can only come to the embassy to pick up your passport from 1PM to 2PM.
a) Valid passport
b) Health /travel insurance
c) Hotel Voucher
d) Plane ticket
e) Visa authorization letter
f) All visitors are required to carry 1000$ dollars or an equivalent in another currency when entering the country