All persons entering Sierra Leone must have a valid passport or travel document. Citizens of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require a visa to enter the country.
Visas are issued at Sierra Leone's overseas missions or you can have a look at our visa service page to find out how we can facilitate this for you in 2 to 3 business days. Even for countries where the visa fee is waived, you'd still a visa to enter.
Flying from Sierra Leone
As a result of the Ebola outbreak, some local restrictions may apply when flying out of Sierra Leone. Please check with the local conditions/rules of your intended destination.
Flying from Europe
Due to the Ebola Crisis there are currently only three airlines flying into Sierra Leone
- Brussels Airlines
- Royal Air Maroc
- Air Cote D'Ivoire
Flying from the States
Currently the best options are Brussels Airlines and Royal Air Maroc.
Flying within Africa
The only airline servicing the region is Air Cote D'Ivoire and this would be your best option for flights within West Africa.
All international flights arrive at Freetown International Airport, Lungi. Please see our flight schedule for more information.