Libyan passport

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Libyan passport
Issued by  Libya
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements Libyan citizenship

The Libyan passport is issued to citizens of Libya for international travel.


The Libyan passport design has changed at least 3 times. With the recent change in the Libyan Government and the fall of the Gaddafi regime, the passport of Libya can be expected to be redesigned once again in the near future.[1]

Kingdom of Libya[edit]

During the last days of the Kingdom of Libya, the Libyan passport was valid to the countries shown below:[citation needed]

All Arab countries, Pakistan, Iran, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Ghana, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Cyprus, Malta, India, Japan, Republic of China (Taiwan), Turkey, Greece, Yugoslavia, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, (West) Germany, France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and the United States.

Republic of Libya[edit]

After the political change of September 1, 1969, the Libyan passport became valid to more countries, which were:[citation needed]

Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Russia (Soviet Union), and Romania.

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya[edit]

In the early 1990s, the Libyan passport was valid to all countries in the world, except South Africa, the "occupied Palestine" (which includes Palestinian territories, and Israel).[citation needed]

Nowadays, it's valid to all countries except the "occupied Palestine".[citation needed]

See also[edit]