Libya Practical Information


Visitors wishing to travel to Libya are subject to a visa requirement. They must have a passport valid 6 months after the expected return date and a vaccination record attesting to the yellow fever vaccine.

Some travellers depending on their country of origin may be visa exempt.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the libyan representation closest to your place of residence.


No compulsory vaccination.

Note:A Yellow Fever vaccination is required from those coming from countries with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. The international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.

Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License

Local and international driving licenses are required (especially for family stays).
As part of the tours organised by Timuntu Travel, the agency only offers trips with a guide-driver.

Jet lag

Libya Standard Time is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 2). Libya is in the WeEastern European Time (EET).


Libya uses the Libyan dinar (LYD).
1 Euro (€) = 1.61 LYD
1 dollar (USD) = 1.37 LYD


127/230 Volts; 50Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.


The national language of Libya is arabic.
Some minority languages are also spoken In Libya such as The Teda, the Domari and several Berber languages (Awjilah, Tamasheq, Nafusi, Ghadamès, and others).
The Italian language is the most popular foreign language spoken in the country. English and French are also popular among the younger generation of Libyans.

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