Sierra Leone eVisa types
In March 2019 it was announced that Sierra Leone is going to invest into development of an electronic visa system. As of 2020, it is possible to apply for an eVisa online, for stays of 30 days within a 90 day period
This visa is issued at the departments in Freetown to non-citizens who regularly visits the country. It is issued for a specific period (up to a year) and enable holders to travel as many times as they want during this period.
Sierra Leone visa exemption policy
Citizens of the following 15 countries can visit Sierra Leone without a visa:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo
Sierra Leone Visa for Non-ordinary passports
A maximum stay of 1 month without a visa is allowed for holders of diplomatic and service passports issued to nationals of Iran and for holders of diplomatic, service and public affairs passports of China. Visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and service passport was signed with Rwanda in August 2019 and it is yet to be ratified.
Sierra Leone Visa on arrival policy
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival
Only IATA lists Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan as countries whose citizens are eligible for visa on arrival while the official public notice of the Sierra Leone Immigration Service makes no mention of those countries
The Sierra Leone Visa map