This must be included for all under 18s and for adults if you have lost your passport, or if applying for your first passport. Visitors to Sierra Leone require a valid visa each time they enter the country. Very soon, some of us will raise the red flag against the incompetence of this Government in the handling of very important State matters. The forms completed by the interviewee after endorsing his nationality will be sent to Freetown accompanied with a note verbal, requesting for the issuance of the said passport. A Brief History of Sierra Leone Democracy is slowly being reestablished after the civil war from 1991 to 2002 that resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people about one-third of the population. We will soon get to that point.
Only valid for one single trip. However, as part of the directives from the Immigration Department in Sierra Leone, application forms for passports should be obtained at the High Commission either in person or by post. It does not guarantee permission to enter the country. New Passport The Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Germany wishes it to be known that, as a Government Policy, it no longer processes application for the issuance and renewal of passports. Photo Guidelines What are the guidelines for passport photographs? We all know that it is imperative that every nation in the world protects the sanctity of its citizenship documents. Relax at a beach-front baras you watch the sun set over the Atlantic. Sierra Leoneans wishing to obtain or renew their passports can purchase the application form from the Embassy in Berlin.
The only exception to this is if the child is married. A business letter of responsibility from your company addressed to: Embassy of Sierra Leone, Visa Section, Abu Dhabi. Before delving into further details, let me first of all make a proper scrutiny with regards the potential negligence of Sierra Leoneans to comply with the Embassy to tackle the said problem. Passport must contain sufficient blank visa pages. Kolifa and his team have been to Germany and other countries across Europe on several occasions, conducting verification exercises involving Sierra Leoneans living abroad. Essentially, our goal is to serve you, our readers, and our dear nation better by continuing to be the Voice of Sierra Leone. Amasara Jalloh for his concern and at the same time, implore him and all Sierra Leoneans to register with the Embassy in an effort to have proper records of our citizens residing in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Consent of parents or guardians This is an additional requirement for children. We do not accept payment at the Embassy. It is no longer acceptable for the Government to be treating Sierra Leoneans as if they are second class citizens in their own country. Travel Hints We strongly advice all travellers to contact their local Embassy or Consulate upon arrival in a foreign country. However, with the government focused on improving the investment climate and removing administrative barriers for doing business, this advantage will be available only to those who act now.
Sierra Leoneans who have come on holiday can no longer afford to return to their various countries of abode, because, their Passports have expired. Click below to consent to the use of this technology across the web. This way, authorities concerned will be able to ascertain the true nationality of all Sierra Leone passport applicants from abroad. Lose yourself in the bustling and colourful streets of Freetown. Your name Email Headline Your message Max 2000 characters This web site is not operated by the High Commission and your comments and questions will not necessarily be seen by its staff. Sierra Leonean students, who have been granted scholarships to study abroad, have not been able to report to their various campuses overseas because they do not possess valid travelling documents. X We Value Your Privacy We and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic.
Amasara Jalloh have registered with the embassy. In future, we will call for heads to roll. Experience the unrivalled friendliness and hospitality of our people. Welcome Message from the Chargé d'affaires The Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington, D. For applicants that are minors, a letter of consent will be required from either both of parents or parent with full custody. Since the establishment of the data base on the website and the provision of printed copies of the data registration forms for Sierra Leoneans visiting the Embassy, only a handful of Sierra Leoneans excluding Mr. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers.
If you, like television's Isaiah Washington, feel the urge to join this small West African nation for whatever reason, be prepared to prove that you have a blood connection. A copy will not be accepted. Having said that, I would like to make some clarifications and bring to the fore something that a lot of people including Mr. The President has not shown any interest in the issue so far. It has now emerged that, Mr. Jalloh that we should frown at those marauders of our national passports.
All along, we have called on President Koroma to try and resolve this issue of Passport shortage in the country. Types of Visa: The Sierra Leone tourist or business single entry visa is usually valid for 3 months from date issued, for a stay not to exceed 30 days. The officer responsible for visas may be able to decide on your application without further enquiries, or you may be required to attend an interview if the officer deem it necessary, further documentary evidence in support of your application may be needed. Visa holders are subject to the normal immigration control at any port of entry. You can get it certified by the person who witnesses your application form. Transactions will include and not limited to payments for Visas both normal and expedited, payments for Emergency Travelling Certificates, Authentication of Documents etc. Journey back in time to the dark past of the slave trade.
When Ambassador Stevens took office as head of mission in Germany four years ago, he acknowledged the fact that our passports are indeed in the hands of foreigners, with promises that he would crack down heavily on those acquiring them through questionable means. How to get your passport application witnessed Witnessing in Sierra Leone Identification A member of one of the professions listed below can witness your passport application form as long as they are satisfied as to your identify and that your four photos are a true likeness of you. Where to apply The Embassy of Ireland in Sierra Leone is located at: 8 St. Visa and Travel Requirements Tourist Visa: Tourist visa is a nonimmigrant visa for persons desiring to enter Sierra Leone for vacation holiday , tourism purposes. He registered resentment over the said act and further called on the Sierra Leone government including its Embassy in Germany to take preemptive measures in an effort to curb such anomaly.