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Customs guide for passengers

All passengers coming to or leaving the Lebanese territories must declare any and all items in their possession. 

The luggage of the passengers is inspected. The Customs administration, may, at its sole discretion, check the identity of passenger.

Declaration at departure

Any Lebanese person or a foreigner residing in Lebanon must declare in writing, when traveling abroad, any and all personal items indicated hereinafter and that he wishes to bring them back without being subject to customs duties:

It is absolutely forbidden to export weapons, ammunitions, narcotics and archeological pieces and currencies.

These items are declared by using special cards according to a special form and in compliance with the procedures provided for hereinafter:

Passengers on arrival

The passenger may enter the following items, duty fee:

Terms and Conditions for availing of such facilities

Any person may avail of such facilities once every six months. Any persons that travel frequently may not avail of such exemption. 

The value indicated here above might be alleviated for any person who is over eighteen years old. 

Passengers under 18 years old may benefit of half of the sums provided for here above to the exception of tobacco and alcohols. 

It is absolutely forbidden to enter any arms, ammunitions, narcotics, immoral publications and recordings. 

These measures are applicable to all passengers passing through borders whether at the airports, ports or land borders.

Passengers Announcement

The measures provided for here above are published in Arabic, French and English in a visible place at the passengers' lounge. It is also distributed to the travel agencies, maritime agencies and airlines companies.

Contact information

Phone Number: 961 (01) 700115
Fax: 961 (01) 700115
E-mail Address:


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