Business Visas

Business Visas for Libya

VISA Authorisation for LBBC Members and their Associates

Step 1:

Get a Visa Authorisation from the Libyan Immigration Office in Libya before you apply for your Visa.  The Visa Authorisation is usually obtained by the host organisation in LIbya.

The LBBC can also obtain a Visa Authorisation for the following visa categories:

  • SINGLE-entry

To obtain a VISA AUTHORISATIONS you will need the following:

  • Picture of your passport details page sent to the LBBC (
  • Fees for this service will be sent to you by invoice and prompt payment is required.
    • The following fees apply for the VISA AUTHORISATION:
      • Single Entry: £250
      • Six Month Multiple Entry: £350

For further information contact Susie Davies: Email: / Tel: +44 (0) 20 7788 7935

VISA Application

Step 2:

Below are the visa requirements checklist, details of the respective fees, and the address of the Libyan Embassy in London.

Once a visa has been authorised, you will need to take your passport to the Libyan Consulate with a completed visa form and the information below in order for the visa to be issued.

VISA Requirements

Valid PASSPORT Passport with at least 2 blank pages, valid for 6 months after the expiry date of the requested visa and with no Israeli entry or exit stamps.
Completed Libyan Embassy VISA application FORM  FORM LINK
Processing FEE paid in advance- print a copy of your payment. Use the following account details to pay for your visa to the Libyan Embassy:
Account Number: 00101469
Sort Code: 23-47-12
IBAN: GB62 BACM 2347 1200 101469   
Two recent passport PHOTOS  
Visa AUTHORISATION The Visa Authorisation telex is sent to the Libyan Consulate and you will also receive a copy.  Bring your printed copy of your Visa Authorisation  
LETTER from employer  

Consulate fees for VISAs

 Type  Fees
 Single Entry Business Visa  £200 
 Six Month Multiple Entry Visa  £500 

VISA Collection

Please note, you DO NOT need to attend the Consulate yourself – someone, such as a courier or agent, can do so on your behalf as long as they have the correct documentation.

The Libyan Consulate, London – Visa Services:
61-62 Ennismore Gardens,
London SW7 1NH
Tel: 02075843889

Please take into account any consular closings that could impact how much time you will need to get your travel documents processed and returned to you prior to your trip.

The Consulate in London is closed every Friday and is open for visas open Monday to Thursday from 10:00 till 14:00

The visa is valid for forty-five days from the date of issue, and gives its holder the right to stay in Libya for a period of ninety days from the day of entry into the country. The period of stay granted by entry visas may be extended for a period not exceeding one month, provided that there are no obstacles to this.