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

Next stop, Sierra Leone. A Sierra Leone visa is necessary 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.

Sierra Leone Visa Requirements

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
1701 19th St
Washington, DC 20009
United States
Phone
1.202.939.9261
1.202.939.9262
1.202.939.9263
Fax
1.202.483.1793
Sierra Leone Permanent Mission 
245 E 49th St
New York, NY 10017
United States
Phone
1.212.688.1656
Fax
1.212.688.1656

Additional Sierra Leone Information

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

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