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Courtesy 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)
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)
A birth certificate or any official document that proves that the applicant has a Lebanese mother

- Regarding (3)
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
Central Direction
Adliyeh - Sami el Soleh street
01/386610 - 01/425610
Operation Room
Mathaf: 01/612401/2/5
Border centers / departments
Border centers / departments
Beirut International Airport
01/629150/1/2 - 01/628570
Beirut Port center
01/584400
Jounieh Port center
09/932852
Tripoli Port center
06/600789
Arida center 
06/820101
Abboudiye center 
06/815151
Bekayya center 
06/860023
Kaa center 
08/225101
Al Masnaa center 
08/620018
Sour Port center
07/742896
Saida Port center 
07/727455
Naqoura center 
07/460007
Jiyeh port center 
09/995516
 
Beirut
Beirut
Beirut Regional Department
01/429061 - 01/429060
Sports City Center 
01/843731 - 01/843730
 
North and Akkar
North and Akkar
Northern Lebanon and Akkar regional deparments
Northen Lebanon department
06/431778
Tripoli center
06/625572
Miniyeh center
06/463249
Zgharta center
06/661671
Bsharri center
06/671199
Koura center
06/950552
Batroun center
06/642384
Danniyeh center
06/490798-06/490877
Akkar department
06/695796
Mechmech center
06/895182
Halba center
06/690004
Qoubaiyat center
06/350028
Beino center
06/360345-06/361758
Bebnine center
06/470687
 
 
Beqaa and Baalbeck El Hermel
Beqaa and Baalbeck El Hermel
Beqaa and Baalbeck El Hermel regional department
Beqaa department
08/803666
Zahle center
08/823935
Joub Jannine center
08/660095
Rachaya center
08/590620
Ryak center
08/900201
Mashgharah center
08/651271
Bouarej center
08/540608
Baalbeck El Hermel department
08/374248
Baalbeck center
08/370577
Shmustar center
08/330106
Hermel center
08/200139
Deir el Ahmar center
08/321136
Laboueh center
08/230094
Nabi chit center
08/345104
 
South and Nabatieh
South and Nabatieh
Southern Lebanon and Nabatieh regional departments
Southern Lebanon department
07/724890
Saidon center
07/735534
Tyre center
07/741737
Jezzine center
07/780501
Jouaiyya center
07/411891
Qana center
07/430096
Zahrani center
07/260957
Nabatiyeh department
07/760727
Nabatieh center
07/761886
Bent Jbeil center
07/450010
Marjaayoun center
07/830301
Hasbaiyya center
07/550102
Jbaa center
07/211418
Tebnine center
07/326318
Chebaa center
07/565349
Al Taibah center
07/850614
 
Mount Lebanon
Mount Lebanon
Mount Lebanon first department
05/920090
Baabda center
05/920090
Medhat El Hajj center
01/471912
Metn center
01/888647
Rayfoun center
09/957278 - 09/957275
Keserwen center
09/934425
Jbeil center
09/945868
Hamana center
05/533005
Dhour chweir center
04/392281
Bourj Hammoud center
05/920090
Haret Sakher center
09/637314
Kartaba center
09/405137-09/405144
Ghazir center
09/920752
Martyr Abdel Karim Hudruj center
01/552806
Mount Lebanon second department
05/501926
Aley center
05/554864
Chouefat center
05/431142
Chouf center
05/503529
Iklim Al Kharoub center
07/242047
Damour center
05/601254