Work Permits – Working in Sierra Leone

The cost is dependent on your occupation and are listed below. A valid residential permit is required in order to get a work permit.

Our service charge for facilitating this process is 10%

The following documents are needed for the first application.

  1. A valid residence permit
  2. Letter from the employer stating Job Title
  3. Photocopy of passport and two passport pictures
  4. Photocopy of company registration and business name
1Application FormLe 100,000Le 100,000
2Mining Sector(Dealer,Exporter,Agent etc.)Le 5,000,000Le 4,000,000
3Energy Sector( Oil, Petroleum, Exploration, etc.)Le 5,000,000Le 4,000,000
4AviationLe 5,000,000Le 4,000,000
5Shipping AgenciesLe 5,000,000Le 4,000,000
6Marine SectorLe 5,000,000Le 4,000,000
7General MerchandiseLe 2,000,000Le 1,000,000
8ECOWAS( Petty Traders) Le 500,000
9GSM Telecom IndustryLe 4,000,000Le 3,000,000
10Banking InsuranceLe 4,000,000Le 3,000,000
11Manufacturing IndustriesLe 2,500,000Le 2,000,000
12Construction Industries( Quarrying/Engineering)Le 4,000,000Le 3,000,000
13Foreign Exchange BureauLe 4,000,000Le 3,000,000
15VolunteersLe 500,000Le 500,000
16Short Term Staff ( 0-6 months)Le 500,000Le 500,000

See also:

Airport Transfer

Sea Coach Express - Spirit of Freetown

Lungi Airport and Freetown are separated by the Sierra Leone River. Our airport transfer page shows you the different options for making your way to mainland Freetown.

Vehicle Hire

Vehicles for hire

You need reliable vehicles for the city or trip to the Provinces. Our wide fleet accompanied by professional, English speaking and experienced driver is available for your use.

Day tours

Day tours and adventure

Tours need not be limited to tourists. Even if you are visiting Sierra Leone for business, our City Tour,  or a trip to Bunce Island or the Banana Islands make great gap fillers.

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