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Embassy of the P.R. China in the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Li Zhiguo 
Address: Menstir Street, Gargaresh Road, Andalus District, Tripoli, Libya (P. O. Box 5329)
Tel: +218-21-4832914, 4832915
Fax: +218-21-4831877
Office Hours: 08:30 - 14:30 (Sunday to Thursday, except holidays)
Email: chinaemb_ly@mfa.gov.cn

 Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 6310, Andalus, Tripoli
Tel: +218-21-4831224, 4842140
Fax: +218-21-4831225
Email: eccolibya@mofcom,gov.cn

 Consular Office
Tel: +218-21-4832914 

 Applicants with ordinary passport need to apply their visas at China Visa Service Facility (CVSFT) in Tripoli.
The address of CVSFT: Room 201, 20th Floor, Tower 1, Tripoli Tower
Office Hours: 08:30 – 14:30, Sunday to Thursday (except holidays)

 Fees
1. Regular Visa Fee per Person

Visa Types Libyan Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry with 3-month Validity LYD 100 USD 30
Double-Entry with 6-month Validity LYD 150 USD 45
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity LYD 200 N/A
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity LYD 300 N/A
Hong Kong Visa/Entry Permit USD 30 USD 30

2. Expedited Service Fee per Person
The regular processing time is 4 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following:
2 working days processing LYD 40/ USD 30
3 working days processing LYD 30/ USD 20

 Brief Intro
Located in northern Africa south off the Mediterranean Sea, Libya neighbors Sudan, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Algeria and Tunisia. More than 95% of its territory is made of desert and semi-desert area. In the north coast area, the weather is warm and rainy in winter, hot and dry in summer. Inland area belongs to tropical desert climatic zone and the temperature varies greatly during the day and whole year.  
Land Area: about 1,759,540 square kilometers (679,362 square miles)
Capital: Tripoli     
Time: It is 2 hours earlier than GMT and 6 hours later than Beijing Time. 
Official Language: Arabic (English and Italian are also spoken in major cities.)
Major Religions: Islam (mainly Sunni Moslem)
Currency: dirbam, Libyan dinar

 Holidays
Most of the holidays are Islamic festivals and celebrations, including Islamic New Year, Birth and Ascension of Muhammad, Corban Festival and the end of the Ramadan.
National Day (Also the revolution Day): September 1

 Please contact Embassy of Libya in China if Libyans have problems there. 

 Related Chinese Embassies in Africa: Madagascar, Bamako, MaliMauritania