How to submit visa application at the Sierra Leone Embassy Washington DC

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Applicant can visit Sierra Leone visa application centre for submission of documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Sierra Leone Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC, In the case of an Sierra Leone e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Sierra Leone authorised visa agent.

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The Sierra Leone Embassy is in Washington DC, with H.E Sidique Abou Bakarr Waiserving as the Ambassador. The Embassy Of Sierra Leone offers many services to the Sierra Leone Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Sierra Leone passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Sierra Leone visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

2701 19th Street, NW Washington DC 20009-1605
Tel:(+1) 202-939-9261

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Sierra Leone located in Washington DC, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Sierra Leone, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Sierra Leone government.

What are the other services offered by the Sierra LeoneConsulate/ Embassy in Washington DC?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the SierraLeone woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Sierra Leone diaspora, registration of new organization with the SierraLeone, transportation of mortal remains to Sierra Leone with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities,  promotion of SierraLeoneexporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Sierra Leone, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Sierra Leone

Education: Publishing Sierra Leonecentric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Sierra Leone, registration of Sierra Leone student aboard, study in Sierra Leonepromotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations

What type of passport services are provided by the Sierra Leone Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Sierra Leonenationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Sierra Leone passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Sierra LeoneConsulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The SierraLeone Embassy in Washington DC (address listed above) along with Three Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from SierraLeone.

Address of Sierra Leone Honorary Consulate in Los Angeles

Honorary Consulate of Sierra Leone – Los Angeles

13351 Hawthorne Boulevard,

Hawthrone, CA 90250

Address of Sierra Leone Honorary Consulate in Atlanta

Honorary Consulate of Sierra Leone – Atlanta

5950 Covington Highway,

Decatur, GA 30035

Address of Sierra Leone Honorary Consulate in Dallas

Honorary Consulate of Sierra Leone – Dallas

1919 S.Shiloh Road, Suite 540

Garland, TX 75042

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington DC Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate Consular address in Washington DC. Both Embassy and Consular service office

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Sierra Leone Embassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Yes, you must visit the Sierra Leone Embassy/Consulate in Washington, DC, to collect the documents. For Sierra Leone electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Sierra LeoneEmbassy/Consulate in Washington DC?

Sierra Leone Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Sierra LeoneEmbassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Embassy from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Sierra Leone Embassy in Washington DCobserves can be found at the link below.

What is the Visa-Free Score of Sierra Leone Passports?

Sierra Leone passports accumulate points to every visa-free nation that determines enter without obtaining a visa or to get an arrival visa.  

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