The Lebanese government has updated its COVID-19 entry requirements and health policies.

Key Points:

  • As of April 10, travelers ages 12 and older must have proof of a negative PCR test result taken within 48 hours before departure or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure.
  • Travelers who received the last applicable dose of a vaccine within six months before arrival, received a third booster dose of any COVID-19 vaccine or are traveling and returning to Lebanon within one week are exempt from the testing requirement.
  • Those who are arriving at the Rafik Hariri International Airport are exempt from taking a PCR test upon arrival.

Additional Information: More information regarding Lebanon’s COVID-19 entry requirements and health policies is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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