22 October 2019
There are large-scale demonstrations taking place in Lebanon, and affected regions include the capital Beirut, and cities of Tripoli, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbak. The demonstrations are expected to continue. Singaporeans are advised to defer non-essential travel to Lebanon, given current developments.
If you are already in Lebanon, you should take all necessary precautions to ensure your personal safety. You are advised to stay vigilant, monitor developments through the local news, and heed the instructions of the local authorities. Avoid protests and large public gatherings, and stay in touch with your family and friends so that they know you are safe. The demonstrations may result in transport disruptions and flight delays. Please check with the relevant airline on the status of your flight and cater for additional traveling time.
Singaporeans in Lebanon are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ to enable us to contact you should the need arise.
Those who require consular assistance can contact the MFA Duty Office (24hrs) or the Singapore Consulate in Beirut at:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24 hours)
Tanglin, Singapore 248163
Telephone: +65 6379 8800 / 8855
Singapore Consulate in Beirut
Center Sofil, Charles Malek Avenue
Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
Telephone: +961-1-334-335, 200-786, 200-787
For urgent consular assistance during the closure, please contact the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Duty Office at +65 6379 8800/8855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.