I don't like such kind of social media webpages which are open for everyone to view your information. I am here on "LinkedIn" just to have connections with different employers. Since I receive many connection requests from my friends or people outside my country, which I do not like. I want a method which allow me not to receive connection requests from people outside my country. Is it possible?
Can I also block people from outside my country to show my profile?


See this to Controlling Who Can Send You Invitations.

Select one of the following preferences:

  1. Anyone on LinkedIn (Recommended)
  2. Only people who know your email address or appear in your "Imported Contacts" list
  3. Only people who appear in your "Imported Contacts" list

Note: If you select one of the last two options above, go to the Add Connections page to make sure your Imported Contacts list is up to date.

In your case select the third option and up to date your imported list with your country people.

Blocking or Unblocking a Member

To block a member from viewing your profile:

  1. Go to the profile of the person you'd like to block.
    • Note: After you block someone, you will disappear from the Who's Viewed Your Profile section of the person you blocked.
  2. Move your cursor over the down arrow next to the button in the top section of the member's profile and select Block or report from the list.
  3. Check the box next to Block.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. On the next screen, click Agree to confirm your action.
    • Note: We currently don't offer the ability to block members from your mobile device. Follow the steps above to block a member from your desktop.
  • It seems to be the only solution. But I want to have my profile open for all people just on my country. Can I import on the list ( all people who lives in X country can send me connection request) ? or (all people who lives in X country can show my profile) !!
    – yaya
    Sep 3 '15 at 13:15
  • 1
    You might want to set up a filter in your email so that all LinkedIn messages from a domain outside your country get automatically deleted. Sep 12 '15 at 4:31
  • Now it is 2020, and still Linkedin hasn't any option for this purpose. I want to keep my profile open only for EU/North America; it frustrates to go through tons of irrelevant contact requests only to check if there is someone genuine among them. Aug 27 '20 at 15:42

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