Learn More: Health Declaration
SIERRA LEONE IS OPEN- Sierra Leone re-opened for tourism in July 2020.
NOTE: Unvaccinated travelers aged 12 and older will need to pre-pay for a Covid-19 PCR Test that will be taken upon arrival. A pre-departure test will be required before leaving the country.
The Sierra Leone Travel Authorization was implemented to screen incoming international travelers for COVID-19 related symptoms, identify their travel history and store contact details in order to overcome the risks associated with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO CAN ENTER SIERRA LEONE WITH THIS DOCUMENT?
All visitors are required to fill out a Travel Authorization before their trip, regardless of age and country of origin.
GET THE SIERRA LEONE TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION
To successfully get the Travel Authorization, you’ll have to provide personal and travel information before your flight(s) to Sierra Leone. Proof of payment for COVID-19 arrival testing is required for unvaccinated travelers in advance.
Keep in mind that you’ll be able to obtain this document only by filling in an online form.
DISPLAY THE FORM
Once you submit your application, we’ll send the Sierra Leone Travel Authorization to your email before your trip, so you can show it to the immigration authorities when you arrive at the airport.
Required Documents to Apply
All unvaccinated passengers will be tested on arrival at the airport. After swabs are taken, you will be allowed to leave the airport and be advised to adhere to the health protocols. Results will be sent to the passenger via SMS and also via email within 48 hours.
The Sierra Leone Travel Authorization is part of the required document you will need to enter Sierra Leone, it DOES NOT replace a visa. If your country requires a visa, the immigration officers will ask for your Visa when you enter the country.
My application couldn't be completed due to an error. What now?
What can I do if my Sierra Leone Health Declaration has been canceled or rejected?
Our iVisa experts review all documentation for your application to help you avoid rejections. However, iVisa will refund the iVisa processing fee if your application is rejected due to errors discovered by government officials.
Note: Government fees are not refundable..
You may also reapply for a Sierra Leone Health Declaration.
Do I need a Health Declaration if I'm only transiting through Sierra Leone?
Will my information be made public?
No, the information you provide when applying for your Sierra Leone Health Declaration will not be made public. Remember, we take the privacy and security of our customers extremely seriously and strive to protect all of your information.
How do I correct the wrong information I have already provided?
My credit card is not working on online payments. What should I do?
If you are experiencing issues processing your payment, check the following:
Your bank card's limit
The card's expiration date
If the card is activated for online payments
That all the information you entered is correct.
If you have checked all of the above and are still experiencing issues with your card, you should contact your bank for assistance in resolving the issue.