Sierra Leone Visa – How To Apply For A Sierra Leonean Visa

GENERIC VISA INFORMATIONNext stop, Sierra Leone. A Sierra Leone visa will be needed in order to travel to Sierra Leone for tourism, business, and official purposes. Also, you will need to make sure that your passport is valid and up to date before your trip to Sierra Leone. Your passport should have a minimum of 6 months validity left on it after your depart Sierra Leone, as well as a minimum of (2) blank visa pages to accommodate for any visa stamps.

To obtain a tourist Sierra Leone visa, your documents should include a Sierra Leone visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (1) passport photograph, an itinerary of your trip, and proof of a yellow fever vaccination.

To obtain a business visa, everything that will need to be provided for a tourist visa will also need to be provided for a business visa with the addition of a business letter. A business letter will include an introduction of the applicant, state the type of business being conducted, the type of visa along with validity length, and proof of sufficient funds.

To obtain an official visa, You will need to provide a Sierra Leone visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (1) passport photograph and a State Department Letter that is addressed to the “Embassy of Sierra Leone, Washington, D.C.” and should state the traveling dates along with the purpose of travel. Also, the applicant’s name and passport number should be included in the letter.

Sierra Leone Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of
Sierra Leone – United States
1701 19th St
Washington DC 20009
United States
Sierra Leone Permanent Mission – New York
245 E 49th St
New York NY 10017
United States

Additional Sierra Leone Information

CurrencyLeone (SLL)
ElectricityVoltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code+232
Time ZoneGMT (UTC+0)



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