Sierra Leone

Travel Information

  • Entry / Exit Requirements:
    Passport: Your passport needs to be valid for at least one year. Visa: People from the following countries are required to apply for a visa: Australia, EU-countries, Canada, USA. Other countries should contact the consulate for visa requirements. Transit passengers travelling to a third country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours, holding onward/return tickets and not leaving the airport are an exception. Costs & Validity: Tourist visa, single-entry (valid for up to three months, allow a stay of one month): £50; Tourist visa, multiple-entry, valid for up to six months: £75; Tourist visa, multiple-entry, valid for up to one year: £100; Emergency travel Certificate: £50
  • Immunisation Requirements:
    compulsory immunisation: yellow fever (everyone older than nine months)recommended immunisation: tetanus, diphtheria, polio, pertussis, mumps, rubeola, rubella, influenza, hepatitis A, typhusrecommended immunisation when staying a long-term: hepatitis B, rabies
  • Additional Risks:
    health: yellow fever, malaria (high risk), cholera, schistosomiasis, dengue fever, lassa fever
  • Tourist Information:
    http://www.visitsierraleone.org/
  • Climate:
    Sierra Leone lies in the tropical climate zone. Weather is hot and humid. There are two seasons the summer rainy season from May to December and the winter dry season from December to April.
  • Travel Time:
    November
  • Airlines:
    Air France    bmi    Brussels Airlines    Royal Air Maroc    Lufthansa    Kenya Airways    Arik Air    United    US Airways