Sierra Leone Tourist Visa Application & Travel Information

Sierra Leone Tourist Visa Application & Travel Information

Travelling To: Sierra Leone
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Visa / Service Type
Visa Fee
Service Charge
Total To Pay
3 month single entry Sierra Leone visa
£109
£50
£159

SIERRA LEONE visas take 3-5 working days to issue in the embassy & is valid for 3-12 months from the date of issue.

How To Make An Application

Download The Visa Form

Download the visa application form from this web page. You can then save it to your computer and print off.

Fill In The Form

Print out and begin filling in the form with a black pen. If you have any questions regarding the form, please call us for advice free of charge. We are more than happy to help you.

Send Us The Form

Send the application along with any additional documents mentioned on the form. It is best to post it using a secure service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery or another courier company.

What To Include In Your Application

Tourist Visa Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Passport

It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.

Passport Photo

2 x passport photos. The photos should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.

Employer Letter

Array

Letter Of Invitation

Array

Proof Of Stay

Hotel booking confirmation.

Flight Tickets

Flight booking confirmation.

Yellow Fever Certificate

A copy of your yellow fever certificate.

Please Also Include

Embassy may request a full itinerary.

Visa Application Form

Download, Print and Fill in the form

The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.

Further Information
Visa Application

Citizens of the following countries can visit Sierra Leone without a visa:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo

Transit Visa Application

Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to another country by the same aircraft, within 24 hours provided they do not leave the airport.

Health Notice

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas.

Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.

Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country. Rabies.

Weather Information

The weather between Oct-Apr is dry with hot, sunny days. The rainy season is between May-Sep which reaches a peak in Jul-Aug & is wetter on the coast than inland. Temperatures are high all year on the coast rising even higher during the dry season inland.

Additional Information

Location of Sierra Leone: West Africa
Local Time in Sierra Leone: GMT
Capital City of Sierra Leone: Freetown
Population of Sierra Leone: 6 million
Language(s) spoken in Sierra Leone: English, Krio more widely spoken
Dialling Code for Sierra Leone: 232
Emergency numbers in Sierra Leone: Police: 999. Fire: 019. Ambulance: 222001
Driving in Sierra Leone: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit required, valid for stays up to 1 month. Sierra Leone licence required for longer periods.
Electricity in Sierra Leone: 220/240V AC 50Hz
Currency of Sierra Leone: Leone (SLL 1 = 100 Cents)
Notes: SLL: 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000
Coins: SLL: 50, 100, 500
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards are accepted in some hotels and also in some commercial banks
Opening Hours in Sierra Leone:
Bank: 0830-1530 Mon-Fri 0900-1400 Sat
Office: 0800-1200 & 1400-1645 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0800-1200 & 1400-1700 Mon-Sat

Airports in Sierra Leone:
Freetown Lungi International (FNA)