There may be some delays and temporary closures at border crossings.
We recommend checking the situation at the border immediately before intended travel.
Before travelling, the Department strongly recommends that you obtain comprehensive travel insurance which will cover all overseas medical costs, including medical repatriation/evacuation, repatriation of remains and legal costs.
You should check any exclusions and, in particular, that your policy covers you for the activities you want to undertake.
We advise Irish citizens in Libya to leave immediately by commercial means.
A limited number of flights may be operating from Misrata and Maitega airports.
The sale and consumption of alcohol is against the law and there are stern penalties imposed for the possession or use of alcohol.
There is a high risk of being caught in indiscriminate gunfire or shelling, including air strikes, in all areas where the fighting has spread.
Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behaviour may be seen as improper, hostile or may even be illegal.
Local laws reflect the fact that Libya is a Muslim country.
We advise Irish citizens against all travel to Libya.
Irish citizens in Libya are advised to leave immediately by commercial means Due to the ongoing fighting and the risk of kidnapping or terrorist attacks throughout the country, the situation in Libya remains very dangerous.