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Embassy Tripoli

After the Swiss Embassy in Tripoli was forced to close on 27 February 2011 for security reasons, it opened again on 15 October 2011. The Embassy will resume its complete range of services in stages. 

The risk of renewed, sporadic clashes in parts of the country cannot be discounted. It will take some time for the reconstruction of the administration and regular security services. State security services still only have limited possibilities for intervention and provision of medical services is not guaranteed. Depending on the conditions prevailing, at some locations Switzerland only has limited means, or in some cases none at all, of providing Swiss citizens with aid in emergencies. 

Travel to Libya should only be undertaken where absolutely necessary and under heightened security. Tourist visits are not advisable.

Please inform the Swiss Embassy in Tripoli of your visit or stay, and provide it with the following information: personal details, travel plans and contact addresses in Libya and Switzerland. 

 Travel advice for Libya (de, fr, it)

View of the Swiss Embassy building in Tripoli

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Embassy Tripoli © FDFA

Embassy of Switzerland
El Moussawer Ben Maghzama Street
Bederi Area, off Ben Ashour Street
Tripoli 10, Libya

Postal address
Embassy of Switzerland
P.O. Box 439
Tripoli, Libya
Tel. +41 (0)31 324 18 16
        +218 (0)21 361 41 18
        +218 (0)21 361 41 19
Fax +41 (0)31 324 18 17
        +218 (0)21 361 42 38

Office hours
Monday-Thursday 09:00-12:00, 13:30-14:30
Friday and Saturday closed
Sunday 09:00-12:00, 13:30-14:30