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Sierra Leone visa

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    Official visa
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    Transit visa
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    Work visa
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A visa is required for this destination.

Transit visa not required for Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 24 hours. They must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.

Sierra Leone does not issue work visas in the United States. The Embassy of Sierra Leone advises that travelers apply for a business visa and upon arrival in Sierra Leone, the Ministry of Labor will issue a work permit. It is recommended that the host in Sierra Leone make necessary arrangements with the Department of Labor in advance.

Select the type of Sierra Leone Missionary visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Sierra Leone
  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Sierra Leone visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business Letter. A soft copy of business letter from the sending company. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Sierra Leone, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines: Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant). State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. nature of contracting, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Sierra Leone. Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa). Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel. In the event the applicant is self-employed, please mention the nature of business conducted in Sierra Leone in the application under "Other" in paragraph 1.15. Specify the place of accommodation in {Country}.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Sierra Leone visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Sierra Leone visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Complete itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary showing all intermediary countries between your destination and return to country of origin. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Sierra Leone visa application, prepared by our system under your account.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the "Embassy of Sierra Leone, Washington D.C. ", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number and should have a statement confirming that the US Embassy in Sierra Leone will take full responsibility for the applicant.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information

    Sierra Leone Missionary visa fees for citizens of United States of America

    Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
    Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 3 years3 business days$0.00$209.00$0.00$209.00
    Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 3 years4 business days$160.00$99.00$0.00$259.00
    Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 3 years4 business days$160.00$129.00$0.00$289.00
    Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 3 years3 business days$210.00$159.00$0.00$369.00
    Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 3 years3 business days$210.00$189.00$0.00$399.00
    (90 days stay)
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 3 years
    Validity
    3 business days
    to get your visa
    $209.00
    price starts at
    (180 days stay)
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 3 years
    Validity
    4 business days
    to get your visa
    $259.00
    price starts at
    (180 days stay)
    stay
    Multiple entry
    entries
    Up to 3 years
    Validity
    4 business days
    to get your visa
    $289.00
    price starts at
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    Sierra Leone COVID-19 travel restrictions

    • Entry is partially open
      Flights to and from Sierra Leone have resumed, and the border with Guinea has re-opened.
      The land border with Liberia is closed.
      Prior to arrival requirements
      Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
      Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
      Negative COVID-19 test prior to arrival is required. All arrivals will be required to present a negative PCR test taken no more than 7 days before departing.
      📝Health form obtained before departure at https://www.travel.gov.sl/
      Upon arrival restrictions
      🏠Quarantine until results are available. Additional quarantine might be required, depending on the results.
      Arrivals from Turkey, Brazil and Argentina must quarantine for 8 days. The arrival should be tested on the 7th day and if the test is negative, the quarantine ends.
      😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
      Negative COVID-19 test upon arrival required for all travelers at their own expense.
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    500

    We take our job seriously. All passports that are submitted to VisaHQ for processing are covered for up to $500 against any loss or damage. If you choose FedEx when applying online, we will even cover your passport in transit to us and from us to you.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Sierra Leone visa

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