Embassy of Italy in Tripoli


The Italian Embassy in Libya is a bilateral mission in Tripoli and promotes Italian interests in Libya. The embassy of Italy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Libya. The Italian Embassy in Tripoli is headed by Giuseppe Maria Buccino Grimaldi - Ambassador of Italy to Libya.


Italian Embassy in Tripoli, Libya Shara Ala Ben Hadrami Ben Ashur Tripoli Libya


(+218) 21 361 2290


(+218) 91 320 1848






Giuseppe Maria Buccino Grimaldi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Libya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Italian embassy in Tripoli you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Italy

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Tripoli before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambtripoli.esteri.it ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+218) 21 361 2290 or email ambasciata.tripoli@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Libya

Next to the embassy in Tripoli there could be additional Italian consulates located in Libya.

Please check below for the locations of the Italian consulates in Libya.

Italian Consulates in Libya

Next to the embassy in Tripoli, Italy has consulates in the following cities: Benghazi and Tobruk

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Italian Embassy in Tripoli offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Libya to Italy as wel as for Italian citizens in Libya. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Italian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.