LibyaAbout Libya

Libya officially the State of Libya,is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, andAlgeria and Tunisia to the west. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the 17th largest country in the world.

Capital–  Tripoli,

Time difference between India and libya.

Libya is 3:30 hours behind India.

Travel distance between India and libya

3901.54 miles


Tripoli International Airport

Names of the airlines

  • Direct from India
  • No airlines flying direct from India to Libya

Other airlines flying to Libya

  • Qatar Airways flights
  • Royal Jordanian flights
  • EgyptAir flights
  • Lufthansa flights
  • Etihad Airways flights
  • Austrian Airlines flights
  • Turkish Airlines flights
  • British Airways flights

Travel Cost



Libyan Dinar (LYD)

 Compare it to Rs

1 Indian Rupee (INR) = 0.02 Libyan Dinar (LYD)

Indian Associations

IndiaAfrica Development Association



International School Tripoli


The main language spoken in Libya is Arabic. Italian and English are sometimes spoken in the big cities, although Italian speakers are mainly among the older generation.

Indian Restaurants

Sultan Restaurant

Visa Process

Visa Information

Application forms should be filled in fully, legibly and accurately and submitted with passport. Misrepresentation or suppression of facts may result in denial of visa. Application received with incomplete details would remain unprocessed.


Applications are received at the Counter between 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs on working days. No application is accepted after 1200 hours except in case of emergency, such as death or illness in the family. Passport with valid visas affixed, irrespective of date or time of submission, are delivered only between 3 to 4 PM on working days. Both passports and visas must be checked on receipt and any error in details entered on visas pointed out immediately.


An amount of US$ 35 is charged over and above the normal fee for rendering emergency service. This service is available only in cases of genuine emergency such as death or serious illness in the family and if the case does not fall under reference categories. This service is available at the counter only and requests received by mail for emergency services are not entertained.

Foreign applicants, who are not resident in Libya and Malta, a reference is made to their country of residence for which an additional fee of US$ 10 is charged. Such cases take five to seven working days processing time after acceptance of application in the Embassy. Please refrain from making inquiries about the status of such applications during this time.

Application from Pakistani/Pakistan-origin passport holders may take minimum 3 months to process. Bangladesh and Sri Lankan passports (including persons of Sri Lankan origin) will take 7 working days to process.

Requirements for Visa Application

Duly filled in Visa Application Form for visa should accompany

  1. Passport;
  2. copy of Passport;
  3. two photograph;
  4. Fee;
  5. Health Insurance;
  6. copy of ticket or provisional booking; and
  7. other document in support.

Passport must be valid for a minimum of six months period from the intended departure for India.

The duration of visa begins and valid from the date of issue. Visas once issued cannot be converted into other type of visa. Parents can sign visa applications on behalf of their minor children.

Embassy of India

Nafleen Area, Near Fashloom Roundabout

Post Office Box 3150

Tripoli (Libya)

Telephone 218-21-3409288 & 89 (PABX)

Fax 3409281 (General)


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Office hours:

0830 till 1700 hours with 1300 – 1330 Lunch break Working days Sunday to Thursday