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Temporary residence

Temporary residence permits are granted to Arab & foreign immigrants for free.
The beneficiaries:
1- The Arab or foreign immigrant of Lebanese origin that has another nationality, and wishes to obtain the Lebanese one 
2- The Arab or foreign immigrant that has a Lebanese mother and doesn’t work
3- The husband of a Lebanese woman if their marriage is dated to more than one year
4- The wife of a Lebanese man, that doesn’t work
5- The Arab or foreign citizen born in Lebanon while having non Lebanese parents, that is perusing his studies
6- Diplomats from all nationalities that have already worked in Lebanon, and that want to stay there after their retirement
7- The holders of a residency permit ‘under consideration’, their wife/husband and kids


The requested documents:
- An application form that is filled out and signed personally by the applicant in the authorized general security department
- A passport valid for at least three years, as well as two photocopies of the latter (An id card as well as a return ticket coupon for Syrian citizens
- Three recent 3.5 x 4.5 photos
In addition to the above-mentioned documents, the following documents are also requested : 

- Regarding (1)  à An id card, a certificate of civil status (recent), or any other official documents that prove that the applicant is of Lebanese origin 

- Regarding (2) à A birth certificate or any official document that proves that the applicant has a Lebanese mother

- Regarding (3) à - A marriage certificate that complies to current laws and regulations

 - An official document that proves that the marriage dates to one year at the least

- A lease or a property title
- A certified copy of the husband’s ID card, and an Extract of Family Civil Registry Record

Regarding (4):
- A marriage certificate that complies with current laws and regulations
- An attestation of non-activity 
Regarding (5):
- A birth certificate or any other official document that proves the applicant is born in Lebanon
- An official document that proves that the applicant is perusing his studies in Lebanon

- A statement that financial responsibility has been assumed by the parents if it’s indeed the case
Regarding (6):
- An official document that proves that the diplomat has already worked in Lebanon, delivered by the ministry of foreign affairs
- An attestation of non-activity
Regarding (7):
- A marriage certificate that complies with current laws and regulations
- A birth certificate or any other official document that proves the applicant has a Lebanese mother

- A residency permit ‘under review’ 
NB:
1- An annual residence permit is granted to the family of the immigrant holding a temporary residence permit, in correspondence with his own (same validity period):
11 - The kids of the immigrant that are aged less than 15 years when the application is submitted have a right to it
12 - The wife of the immigrant also has a right to it, but she must bring a marriage certificate

13 - The kids of the immigrant that are aged 15 or more don’t automatically have a right to it; their file is submitted for review. The decision of whether they will be granted the permit is given later on (bureau of naturalisation, passports and foreigners).

14- The requests of annual residency permits made by the kids of the above-mentionned immigrant (son or daughter of a lebanese, or having a lebanese origin) aged 18 or more are not allowed. Some exceptions persist though if the kid suffers from a severe disease, or a permanent disability or handicap underlined by a medical report, or an handicap card (The case file is analysed at the bureau of naturalisation, passports and foreigners).

2- If the wife / the husband of the immigrant that holds a residency permit due to his lebanese wife / husband, is a foreigner , then she / he will not be granted a residency permit.

3- The requests of annual residency permit related to the kids of the immigrant holding a residency permit due to his lebanese wife / her lebanese husband from a previous marriage, will be recieved at the bureau od naturalisation, passports, and foreigners. 
 

G.S. Addresses

Central Direction
Central Direction
Phone number
Adlyeh - Sami el Soleh street
01/386610 - 01/425610
 
Adress 
01/612401/2/5
Adlyeh - Sami el Solesh
 
 
Headquarter at the Border
Headquarter at the Border
Beirut International Airport
01/629150/1/2 - 01/628570
Port of Beirut
01/584400
Port of Jounieh
09/932852
Port of Tripoli
06/600789
Arida
06/820101
Aboudieh
06/815151
Bakiha
06/860023
Kaa
08/225101
Masnaa
08/620018
Port of Sour
07/742896
Port of Saida
07/727455
Nakoura
07/460007
Port of Jiyeh
09/995516
 
Beirut
Beirut
The department of Beirut
01/429061 - 01/429060
 
North
North
North
06/431778
Tripoli
06/625572
Menieh
06/463249
Zgharta
06/661671
Bchareh
06/671199
Al koura
06/950552
Batroun
06/642384
Al danieh
06/490798-06/490877
North (second bureau)
06/695496
Mechmoch
06/895182
Halba
06/690004
Kobayat
06/350028
 
Beqaa
Beqaa
The department of Beqaa
08/803666
Zahle
08/823935
Jeb Jannine
08/660095
Rachaya
08/590620
(The department of beqaa (second bureau
08/370577
Chmestar
08/330106
Hermel
08/200139
Der el Ahmar
08/321136
 
South
South
South
07/724890
Saida
07/735534
Sour
07/741737
Jezzine
07/780501
Jouyah
07/411891
(South (second bueau
07/760727
Nabatieh
07/761886
Bent Jbeil
07/450010
Marjaayoun
07/830301
Hasbaya
07/550102
Jbaa
07/211418
Tebnin
07/326318
 
Mount Lebanon
Mount Lebanon
Mount Lebanon
05/920090
Baabda
05/920090
Berj - Albarajne - Medhat Alhaj
01/471912
Al Maten
01/888647
Keserwan
09/934425
Jbeil
09/945868
Hemena
05/533005
Douhour elchwayr
04/392281
(Mount Lebanon (Second bureau
05/501926
Aley
05/554864
Chwayfet
05/431142
Chouf
05/503529
Iqlim- Al Kharroub
07/242047