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Sierra Leone Visa


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Processing Time (4-5 Working days Days after submission)

Tourist Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
4-5 Working Days Until valid visa Up to 1 years Single/Multiple Entry INR 6,799/-

Business Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
4-5 Working Days Until valid visa Up to 1 years Single/Multiple Entry INR 6,799/-

Documents required for Sierra Leone Visa

  • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
  • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. view image
  • Visa Application forms: completed and signed
  • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
  • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
  • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
  • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
  • Travel Itinerary: day-wise plan outlining all elements of the trip
  • Yellow Fever Certificate: required for visa application and travel to Sierra Leone


Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

1. If Employed:

  • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
  • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

2.If Self Employed:

  • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
  • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
  • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

3. If Retired:

  • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

4. If Student

  • ID Card: from school, college or institute

5. If Minor

  • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
  • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
  • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
  • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
  • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
  • ID Proof: of parents

6. If Visiting friend or relative

  • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
  • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
  • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

7. If Sponsored

  • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
  • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
  • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
  • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

8. For Business Visa

Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

  • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
  • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
  • Income tax documents of the last three years;
  • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
  • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
  • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
  • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.


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FAQ of Sierra Leone Visas

Do I need a visa for Sierra Leone?

Yes.Indian citizens are required to obtain a visa prior to entering the Republic of Sierra Leone.There is no Embassy of Sierra Leone in India. Therefore all applicants travelling to this country must apply for their visa at the Embassy of Sierra Leone in China.

How can I apply for a Sierra Leone visa online?

It is a straight forward and effortless process to apply for a Sierra Leone visa online through A:

  • Choose your preferred type of Sierra Leone visa based on your travel type
  • Pay online
  • Submit documents through our pick up & drop service
  • Receive your visa once approved

What is the validity of a Sierra Leone visa for Indians?

This visa is valid for up to 1 year. The visa validity is decided on the basis of the visa type and duration of stay.

What are the kinds of Sierra Leone visas for Indians?

Indians travelling to Sierra Leone can apply for a Sierra Leone visa online and the type of visa is dependent on the purpose of visit. There are primarily two main types of Sierra Leone visa available:

  • 1.Tourist visas for those travelling to Sierra Leone for sightseeing, recreation or casual visit.
  • 2.Business visas for those travelling to Sierra Leone for business or official purpose.

How early can I apply for a Sierra Leonevisa online?

The earliest date to apply for a Sierra Leone visa is two months before the date of travel to the country.In order to allow for adequate time for visa processing, it is advisable that all visa applications are submitted ten days, prior to travelling.

What is the passport requirements?

Your passport should also be valid for minimum six months beyond the intended stay.

How long does it take to get a Sierra Leone visa for Indians?

Visa application is normally processed within 5 working days. Applicants who wish to receive their Visas the same day must pay an expedited fee of INR 5499/- over & above the visa fee.

Is it possible to obtain a visa on arrival?

No. Indians travelling to Sierra Leone must obtain a visa before their arrival in the country. Visa on arrival service is not available for Indian nationals.

What is the difference between a single entry and multiple entry?

One must carefully note what kind of entry is permitted. If the visa reads a single entry, its holder can only enter and leave Sierra Leone once whereas, with multiple entries, he/she can enter or leave more than once.

Do I need any specific vaccinations?

Yes. As per the Sierra Leone Visa requirements, a yellow fever vaccination is mandatory. The certificate of the same is required to be attached along with other documents when applying for the visa.

What are the eligibility criteria for a Sierra Leone visa application?

  • To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state
  • Why are you visiting Sierra Leone
  • How long you intend to stay in Sierra Leone
  • How will you support yourself during your time in Sierra Leone
  • What is the purpose of your visit to Sierra Leone
  • Type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid
  • Where do you intend to travel following your visit to Sierra Leone
  • If you have a permit to Sierra Leone the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Sierra Leone

How long is my vaccination certificate valid for?

A certificate for yellow fever vaccination has a validity lasting up to 10 years. It must be counted 10 days post the date of vaccination.

What if my Sierra Leone visa gets rejected?

The granting of the visa is entirely the prerogative and at the discretion of the Embassy / Consul of Israel and no reasons will be provided for the delay/denial of a visa.

If I am travelling on a Sierra Leonetourist visa from India, will I be able to work in the country?

You cannot take up any kind of paid employment in the country ona Sierra Leone tourist visa.

Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the event of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

What is the easiest way to get a Sierra Leone Visa for Indians?

Contact our Visa Experts and apply for your Sierra Leone visa instantly with minimum documents and lowest visa fee. No need to visit our office and no need to deal with the Embassy. We do it all for you.

Are you still having doubts about the Sierra Leone Visa process?

Please feel free to contact us for all your Sierra Leone Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

Important Notice:

The information provided here are subject to change without prior notice. For confirmation on visa requirements and fees, you may consult with the Sierra Leone Embassy or Consulate near you.


Embassy Sierra Leone Visas

7 DongzhimenWaiDajie
Beijing, 100600, China
Telephone: +86 105322174

Simple Steps

Simple steps to get a Sierra Leone Visa:

chillontrip has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Sierra Leone visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Sierra Leone visa application requirements.

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Sierra Leone Visa through chillontrip:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Sierra Leone visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Sierra Leone Visa.