Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
May 03, 2017
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name LIGHTBRIDGE Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0001084554  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Trading Symbol ltbr  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,911,864
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017