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.

A brief history of the Libyan passport[edit]

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 Passport[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 Passport[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 passport[edit]

In the early 1990s, the Libyan passport was valid to all countries in the world, save South Africa, and "occupied Palestine" (which includes Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip).[citation needed]

Today, the Libyan passport is valid to all countries in the world, save "occupied Palestine".[citation needed]

See also[edit]


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