Whether you need a new passport, or lost an old one, the Honorary Consulate office can help you.

New Passport

Procedure to apply for a new Lebanese Passport. 

The new passports are issued by the Directorate General of the General Security in Lebanon.

Required documents to apply for a new Passport (Navy Blue type):

  1. A Lebanese ID, or recent extract of civil status (Ikhraj Kayd Fardy) date of issue must not exceed 10 years.
  2. A valid entry visa to the United States, US residency permit, or US Passport.
  3. If applying to replace your passport, provide the passport to be replaced.
  4. Two recent color photos (Size 4,3 x 3,5 cm; not drawn from another photo) showing full details of the face on a white background.
  5. For applicants under 18 years of age, both parents should be present.
  6. Forms must be filled out in person at the Honorary Consulate Office in San Francisco. If unable to be present in person call the consulate office at (415) 691-8684
  7. Fees: $60/ 1 year, or $180/3 years or $300/ 5 years or $600/10 years.  Either cash or by money order payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon in Los Angeles.
  8. It takes 8-10 weeks after application to receive the new passport from Lebanon.


Lost Passports

A Lost passport should be reported immediately to the local police, a copy of the police report is required (please note that the report number is not enough, we need a copy of the actual report).

If you lost your passport you must apply for a new electronically readable blue color passport.

  • In addition to the requirements for a new passport, please include:
  • A photocopy of the lost passport ( if available).
  • The Original police report.

After the file is completed at the Honorary Consulate office, it is the applicant’s responsibility to mail the documents to:

The Consulate General of Lebanon in Los Angeles

811 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1800
Los Angeles, CA 90017