Government Services in Lebanon
Ministry of Labour -Department of Foreign Labour Force
Authorizes work permits for foreigners.
Monitors illegal immigrants. 01/556829
Ministry of Interior - Directorate General of General Security - The Foreigners
Responsible for issuing work entry visas and residence permits.
Monitors foreigners in Lebanon.
Prepares documents related to foreigners deportation and security breaching incidents.
Follows up on residence permits for foreigners.
Regulates and facilitatesdeparture and arrival of travellers of different nationalities.
To inform the Directorate General of General Security of cases where workers have
been subjected to physical or emotional abuse or sexual harassment, please contact
the ‹Security Room› at the following numbers within 48 hours of the offence:
Ministry of Interior - Police Forces
Monitors illegal immigrants in Lebanon and verifies the status of their papers such
as passports, residence cards, work permits and other requirements, in coordination
with relevant authorities in order to manage their return travel to their home countries.
To inform the police of any offence that has been committed, call 112.
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