The FDFA advise against travelling to and staying in Libya for any reason.

The Embassy of Switzerland, in Tripoli, Libya, has been closed temporarily for security reasons. Swiss citizens in Libya may contact the Swiss Embassy in Tunis.

Visa application of residents in Libya can be submitted by appointment to the Visa Section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Tunis (inquiries / appointments: +216 71 192 030 – Monday – Friday 08:00am till 11:00am)

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Switzerland is involved in development cooperation and humanitarian aid through relevant projects in Libya.

Information for people travelling to Libya

Travel advice for Libya

Up-to-date information on the security situation, possible risks and recommended precautionary measures for people travelling to Libya

Swiss representation in Libya

Information on the representations abroad responsible for visa matters and consular services

Info on requirements for entry/visas for Libya

The Libyan representations in Switzerland are responsible for providing information on travelling to Libya

Information for people travelling to Switzerland


Information on Switzerland's entry and residence regulations, visa application procedures, costs and application form

Information for Swiss nationals in Libya


All services provided by the representations abroad – from renewing your passport to changing your civil status