Visa-exempt foreign nationals : Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Holders of a passport from any state (except from the United States) who are born in one of these countries are also exempt from visa.
Nationalities with a special status: Somalis residing outside Somalia are visa-exempt (if they are over 35 years old and hold at least US $ 2,000). Iraqis residing outside Iraq are exempt from visa. Turks are exempt from visa for a stay of less than 3 months.
Nationalities that can obtain a visa upon arrival: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
Special Passports: Russian citizens with a diplomatic passport or service passport are exempt from visa for a stay of less than 30 days.
Note: a passenger who does not have Syrian identity papers (passport or identity card) is considered as a foreign passenger even if he / she has a multi-citizenship and must therefore be in possession of a visa .
Obtaining your visa in an embassy: If you are not eligible for one of the visa exemptions or for the visa on arrival (see above), you can contact the Syrian diplomatic representation closest to your home ( click here to see the embassy addresses ).
* Situation on 18 December 2017. The conditions for obtaining visas, their fees and the nationalities concerned change regularly according to the diplomatic news. Please check systematically what formalities you are subject to.
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