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International Partner Search


The International Partner Search (IPS) helps you find potential agents, distributors or other partners without even leaving the U.S. The U.S. Commercial Service in Lebanon will contact a large group of potential Lebanese partners using the marketing materials you provide, and then identify companies that are interested and capable of becoming a viable representative for you in Lebanon. The IPS report on these companies includes:

International Partner Search

  • Contact information and basic business profile on as many as five potential Lebanese companies and representatives
  • Each company's opinion on the market for your product and/or service
  • The U.S. Commercial Service opinion on the contact's level of interest and overall suitability
  • Competition from local or third-country firms
  • And more!

Cost of the IPS service

The cost of this service is $550 for small to medium companies and $1,400 for large companies. The report is delivered within 30 working days.

Ordering the IPS service

U.S. firms can request an IPS through their local U.S. Export Assistance Center or by contacting the U.S. Commercial Service.


If collected by post, our preferred method is credit card. We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, or Discovery. Banker’s checks should be made payable to the "U.S. Commercial Service", drawn on a U.S. Bank, and mailed to the U.S. Embassy, Awkar, P.O.Box 70-840, Beirut, Lebanon to the attention of the U.S. Commercial Service. If payment is made through the USEAC, clients will be contacted directly by the Trade Specialist.

A Participation Agreement (PA) will be sent for the U.S. client’s payment process and approval.