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COVID-19 Information
October 26, 2022

Last updated:  [10/2022]   

The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers. 

Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions.   

Entry and Exit Requirements   

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No   
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No   
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No   

Quarantine Information    

  •  Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No   
  • Since February 2022 all restrictions related to COVID -19 were lifted in Libya. 

COVID-19 Testing   

  • It is difficult to do a PCR test in government clinics, but it could be found in private labs, with an approximate average cost of (75-100 LYD). 
  • Test results could be obtained via email, WhatsApp message or physical copy.  

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:   

  • Are vaccines available in Libya for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes   
  • According to the Libyan NCDC, they have started to administrate the fourth dose of COVID-19 booster on June 2nd 2022, to people over the age of 50, or with immune or chronic diseases, and the booster should be Pfizer ,NCDC announcement. (ARABIC) 
  • The Libyan NCDC Branches in all Libyan Cities NCDC branches. (ARABIC) 
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.  

Local Resources:   

Other Links: 

  • CDC page on COVID-19   
  • Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page   

Movement Restrictions   

  • Is a curfew in place? No   
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No