Libya now requires visa for all foreign visitors

Posted on January 29, 2013 • Filed under: Border Crossings, Middle East, Travel News

In what has been described as an attempt to tighten border security and clamp down on illegal immigration, Libyan authorities have announced that all foreign visitors to the country must have a visa. Previously travellers from countries such as Tunisia, Turkey and Jordan were not required to have it. Additionally, only Egyptians and Libyans are to be allowed to use the border crossing at Musaid. Furthermore, companies in the company wanting to employ foreign workers need to satisfy the Libyan Interior Ministry. Read Article

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