The Lebanese government has extended the present 24-hour curfew to combat the spread of COVID-19 until February 8. Details of the lockdown, including the limited exceptions for travel during the lockdown, may be found here.
During the lockdown period, the U.S. Embassy will continue to suspend routine consular operations but remain open for emergency services. Appointments for routine services for American citizens will be rescheduled when the lockdown has ended. U.S. citizens with emergency situations may contact BeirutACS@state.gov to request an appointment. The U.S. Embassy will send an updated message when routine consular operations resume and post this information on the Embassy website.
Routine visa services remain suspended. More information on visa services is available at www.ustraveldocs.com.
U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon:
- Visit the State Department’s travel website Travel.State.Gov to review the Lebanon Travel Advisory, Country-Specific Information for Lebanon, and the Worldwide Caution.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the latest security updates and make it easier for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to contact you in an emergency.
- Follow the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Twitter and Facebook