Lebanese Passports

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Getting a new passport will take one to three months from the date of submission of the application to the Embassy.Applications for new passports will be sent to Lebanon by diplomatic pouch and returned to the Embassy in the same way.

Express Mail Service : In order to facilitate the obtaining of Ordinary Lebanese Passports, we inform you that the General Directorate of the Lebanese General Security has authorized the DHL's FastTrack Service to transport the passports' demands in a fast way. This service is optional; it is at the expense of the person concerned and it is available by visiting the following website: https://fasttracklb.dhl.com

When you come to the Lebanese Embassy in Bern to apply for a new passport via DHL's Express Mail Service, you should be provided, in addition to the requirements' documents to obtain a new passport mentioned below, for Two copies of the OUTBOUND, Two copies of the RETURN, the Passport Applicant List and two copies of the 
Transaction Receipt.

Requirements to Obtain a New Lebanese Passport

Applicants can apply for a new NAVY BLUE passport either in person or by mail only holders of Bio-metric passport can apply for a Bio-metric passport.

  • Passport Application Form to be filled out in person at the Embassy. The signature and fingerprint of the applicant will be obtained at the Embassy in front of the Consular Officer. (In order to obtain a new passport by mail, you should first send to  the Embassy  in London a request letter with a large large self-addressed stamped envelope.Once we receive  the request letter, a passport form will be sent to you with instructions on where to sign and where to affix the fingerprint.The passport form has a computer generated serial number and cannot be photocopied or even printed. It must be filled and signed with a blue ballpoint pen in front of a solicitor or a notary public.It is forbidden to fold the form and attach with staples to other papers; other documents can be enclosed with a paper clip)
  • Two recent, colored photographs, showing the entire face on a white background size 3.5 x 4.3 cm,and that are not  a copy of a previous photo.

  • A new Lebanese identity card with a photograph( with an A4 size copy of it), or an extract of Civil Registration with a photograph, whose date of issuance does not exceed 10 years ,(with an A4 size copy of it) .

  • The old Lebanese passport, either burgundy or navy blue covers. This old passport will not be considered as a legal document sufficient on its own to accomplish the new passport. All above mentioned conditions will still be required. In case the old passport is lost the applicant will be asked to fill a report explaining how she/he lost the passport.
NOTE: Kindly bring 2 copies of each original document

Fees (To be paid in cash only)

  •  £29  for a one year passport.
  •  £143  for a five  years passport .

Note: For applicants under 18 years old, both parents should attend  the Embassy  in person  for consent.The presence of the applicant is not required for  under 14 years old.


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