Tag Archives | Visas

Libya, Tunisia and Egypt consider cancelling travel visas for citizens

Egypt, Tunisia and Libya will consider whether to allow citizens to travel among the three countries without the need for a visa. Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi is investigating the suggestion. This comes after Egyptian, Tunisian and Libyan foreign ministers issued what they call the "Cairo Declaration" on Sunday from Egypt's foreign affairs ministry. The declaration […]

UK Reopens Visa Service Centre in Libya

The UK will reopen its full visa service in Libya according to a government announcement on April 5, 2012. The government announced that the UK Visa Application Centre in Tripoli would be back in operation after being closed in February 2011. UK visa applicants from Libya now can apply for visas in Tripoli instead of […]

Libyan minister promises streamlined procedures for Egypt expats

Libyan Labour Minister Mustafa Al-Regbany, currently on an official visit to Egypt, has promised to “give priority” to Egyptian workers wishing to work in the North African nation. In a press statement released following a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzouri, Al-Regbany said he had agreed to streamline procedures for Egyptians hoping to obtain […]

2,596 visas processed by Malta’s consulates in Libya in two months

The foreign ministry said it had taken specific measures inside its Central Visa Unit to facilitate visa issuance to Libyan nationals, in response to criticism made by the Opposition leader during at the New Libya Forum, a two-day conference organised by Deloitte and EMCS. Joseph Muscat said a Labour government would simplify the issuing of […]

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Notes on Visit to Tripoli

Travel Arrangements I had booked return flights from London to Tunis and from Tunis to Tripoli (Mitiga) with Tunisair.  When I tried to check in for the flight from Tunis to Tripoli, I found that there had been an incident involving the Tunisair flight at Mitiga on the previous day.  Tunisair suspended its flights to […]