Lebanon

  • Shipments require Arab-Irish Certificate of Origin and commercial invoice certified by the AICC
  • Invoice to include the following statement “We certify that the present Invoice is authentic, that it is the only one issued by us for the goods mentioned therein, without deduction of any payment on account, and that they are of ……..Origin”
  •  Certificate of Origin with several Invoices can be processed if all Invoices have same Invoice date.  Invoice Numbers date should be shown in Box 6 of the cert.
  • Medicines, chemical products and by-products should carry a declaration as to whether they are hazardous or non-hazardous and that they are on free sale in the ROI
  • Medicines and foods require an expiry date
  •  Documents not relating to a shipment require authentication at the DFA
  • Documents must be in English
  • The Embassy will not legalise numerous documents behind a notarial certificate
Item Embassy Fees
Certificate of Origin with 1 invoice €34
Certificate of Origin with several Invoices €68
Invoice Fee Calculated on daily
rate
Minimum fee €63
Maximum fee €4243
Other Commercial Documents €306

Legalisation fees for invoices are calculated on a daily rate – please check with the Chamber. 

Lebanon Fact File

Country Name:
Republic of Lebanon

Population:
5.5 million (July 2020 est.)

Population Growth:
-6.68% (2020 est.)

Languages:
Arabic (official), English and French (Commercial)

Currency:
Lebanese Pound (LP) = 100 piastres

Capital:
Beirut

Business Hours:
Government offices:
08:00 to 14:00 (Monday to Thursday)
08:00 to 12:30 (Friday)
Banks:
08:30 to 12:30 (Monday to Friday)
08:30 to 12:00 (Saturday)

The Arab-Irish Chamber of Commerce

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