If you choose to travel to Libya against FCDO advice, you should ensure you have the right visa or risk deportation. To ensure you have the correct visa you should contact the Libyan Embassy in London for further information on the visa you require, should you choose to travel to Libya. You may require a specific type of visa depending on the nature of your trip.
A Libyan visa issued overseas may not be recognised in some areas or at certain ports of entry, due to the current political situation.
Previous travel to Israel
Passports showing previous travel to Israel are not accepted for travel to Libya.
Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.
Yellow fever certificate requirements
Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s Travel Health Pro website
Registering with the Libyan authorities
All short stay visitors must register with the police within a week of arrival. This is usually arranged by the company you’re visiting or the local travel agency you’re travelling with. If you don’t register, you may be fined when you leave the country.