Request for a filming permit for the sake of a freelance journalist

The general documents:

  • A written request that includes the signature of the concerned individual, the location and date of the filming, the aim of the report, the signature of the concerned authority and a phone number for communication purposes.

The documents required for the crew members:

  • Lebanese:
    • A copy of the identification card
    • A copy of the journalistic card (for the freelance journalist) and a commercial circular or a career practice certification.
  • Resident foreigners:
    • A copy of the passport
    • The residency document including the media position of the applicants.
  • Visiting foreigners:
    • A copy of the passport
    • A copy of the entry stamp
    • A document describing their media position from the Ministry of Information


The file processing mechanism, duration and fees

The file processing:

  • The application should be presented via one of the following means:
    • Personally to the Army Command – Secretary of General Staff
    • Email:
    • Fax to the Directorate of Orientation: 01/424104
  • The concerned party will be informed of the decision of the Directorate of Orientation via phone call, fax, written document or via email on the following address:

Duration for accomplishment:

  • 1 week minimum after the date of presentation of the application with all the requested documents


  • No fees required.
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