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Visa Requirements for US Passport Holders – Sierra Leone (Republic of Sierra Leone)

A valid US passport and visa are required.  US passport holders are strongly encouraged to obtain visas in advance of travel to Sierra Leone.  Travelers to Sierra Leone are obliged to present International Certificates of Vaccination or yellow card upon arrival at the airport with a record of vaccination against yellow fever.

REQUIREMENTS FOR U.S. CITIZENS TO OBTAIN VISA TO ENTER SIERRA LEONE

Tourist Visa

  • US Passport must have at least 12 months remaining validity and contain at least 2 blank visa pages
  • One (1) Visa Application Form, completed and signed
  • One (1) Passport-type photograph required
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever and Cholera (recommended by the Embassy)
  • Copy of travel itinerary

Business Visa

  • US Passport must have at least 12 months remaining validity and contain at least 2 blank visa pages
  • One (1) Visa Application Form, completed and signed
  • One (1) Passport-type photograph required
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever and Cholera (recommended by the Embassy)
  • Copy of round trip airline tickets
  • Letter of invitation from a registered company or organization in Sierra Leone
  • A business letter of responsibility typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to:

Embassy of Sierra Leone, Visa Section, Washington DC

The letter must explain all of the following:

  • Name and address of reference to be visited
  • Nature of business to be performed
  • Guarantee of return ticket/transportation and adequate funds for the visit.
  • The letter must also be signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant.

Information gathered here are subject to change without prior notice. US passport holders traveling to Sierra Leone are encouraged to contact the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone for consular consultation and further information and confirmation:

High Commission for the Republic of Sierra Leone

1701 – 19th Street NW
Washington, DC
20009
USA
Telephone: (202) 939-9261 / (301)365-8076 / 434-8048 (24 Hours)
Fax: (202) 483-1793

Sierra Leonean Mission to the United Nations

245 East 49th Street
New York, NY
10017
USA
Telephone: (212) 688-1656

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