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Consul General

Mr. Majdi Ramadan


Executive Assistant

Mrs. Maha Karnib

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 7

Fax: 1 (212) 794-1510



Mrs. Karine Diab

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905



Mr. Maher Takkoush

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 5


Passport / Visa

Mr. Gaby Noufaily

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 1


Mr. Ayman Salman

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 1


Legalization/ Powers of Attorney

Mr.Habib Osman

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 2


Registration of Vital Events

Mr.Tony Barkachy

Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 3



Consulate General of Lebanon in New York


Registration for Elections

Memo to all Lebanese Citizens Residing in the Northeastern U.S. Concerning their Vote in the elections from March 31, 2017, to March 30, 2018.

Please click on the link below to learn more about the Elections.


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Reacquiring the Lebanese Citizenship

Dear Fellow Lebanese,

We would like to inform you that the Lebanese pertinent authorities, pursuant to Law # 41 “Reacquiring the Lebanese Citizenship” dated November 24, 2015, has started taking applications from members of the Lebanese diaspora to reacquire the Lebanese citizenship. The said Law stipulates that applications should be submitted before November 25, 2025.

Applications will be considered by a committee within the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities of Lebanon. Applicants can appeal the decisions of the said committee within a month from the time they are legally notified of such decisions at the address they specified in their applications.

Persons eligible to apply should have their names or the names of their paternal ancestors, or male relatives on their father’s side, listed on the records of the census of  1921 – 1924, either residents or immigrants registers, and/or the records of the census of 1932, immigrants registers, available at the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities.

Please click on the link below to learn more about the requirements.

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Pension Filings by Retirees and Beneficiaries

We would like to inform you that the Ministry of Finance of Lebanon announced the extension of the deadline for pension filings by retirees and beneficiaries residing abroad to December 31, 2016.

The concerned individuals are advised to submit the listed documentation required by the Ministry of Finance on its webpage http://www.finance.gov.lb/ar-LB/taxation/Pages/المتقاعدين.aspx as follows:

·          An application form,

·          Recent Family ikhraj kayd (less than 3 month old)


Before submission, the concerned individuals should have their applications legalized by the Consulate at no cost either:

·          In person at the Consulate section,

·          Via certified mail after having the application notarized.


Kindly note that the Ministry of Finance will stop paying pensions to retirees and beneficiaries who don’t comply with the above mentioned process.



Consulate General of Lebanon

9 E. 76th St.
New York, NY 10021

Tel:  (212) 744-7905
Fax: (212) 794-1510

Hours of Operations: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, except for national holidays.

Jurisdictions: Connecticut(CT), Delaware(DE), Maine(ME), Massachusetts(MA), New Hampshire(NH), New Jersey(NJ), New York(NY), Pennsylvania(PA), Rhode Island(RI), Vermont(VT).


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