Application for Lebanese Citizenship through Marriage

Application for Lebanese Citizenship through Marriage

Person in Charge:
Mr. Tony Barkachy 
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext  3
Email: tony.barkachy@nylebcons.org

Alternate Person in Charge:
Mr. Habib Osman
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 2
Email: habib.habib@nylebcons.org

For follow up on the status of your registration by family name, kindly check this link Pouch for the diplomatic pouch number within which your documents were sent to Lebanon.

For follow up in Lebanon, kindly check with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigrants, Department of Immigrants, Section of Properties and Registration    دائرة الأملاك و القيد on the following link MoFA.

Registration takes an average of 5 months. The consulate will notify you in a timely manner once the pertinent authorities in Lebanon send  proof of completion of registration or otherwise any further requests.
Foreign wives of Lebanese nationals can apply for the Lebanese citizenship one year after the registration of their marriages in the relevant records of the Office of Vital Status Records within the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities of Lebanon.

At the Consular Section

Complete a citizenship application (select the link to get the form) and enclose the following:

·         Two copies of the marriage certificate.

·         Two copies of a recent family ikhraj kayd for the Lebanese husband.

·         Copy of the husband’s Lebanese passport.

·         Two copies of the wife’s birth certificate.

·         Two copies of the wife’s passport reflecting the husband’s family name.

·         Fees: $20.00 (only money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

Via certified mail, at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Complete a citizenship application (select the link to get the form), authenticate the said application by a notary public and enclose the following:

·         Two copies of the marriage certificate.

·         Two copies of a recent family ikhraj kayd for the Lebanese husband.

·         Copy of the husband’s Lebanese passport.

·         Two copies of the wife’s birth certificate.

·         Two copies of the wife’s passport reflecting the husband’s family name.

·         Fees: $20.00 (only money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).