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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Has Returned to Normal Staffing
December 19, 2023

U.S. Embassy Beirut is no longer on Authorized Departure status for U.S. government employees and their family members and has returned to normal staffing and presence.  However, the Travel Advisory level for Lebanon remains at Level 4, recommending that U.S. citizens do not travel to Lebanon.  The full Travel Advisory can be found here.

American Citizen Services has resumed issuing full-validity passports and is offering all routine services.  Information on replacing an emergency passport with a full-validity passport can be found here: https://common.usembassy.gov/en/ds-5504/.  As we are no longer taking walk-ins, all applicants must make an appointment for services.

We have resumed regular nonimmigrant and immigrant visa processing. More information on visas can be found here.


U.S. Embassy in Beirut – Lebanon

Awkar – Facing the Municipality

Main Street Beirut, Lebanon

961-4- 543 600

State Department – Consular Affairs

From the U.S. & Canada – 1-888-407-4747

From Overseas – +1 202-501-4444

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