Sierra Leone visa requirements for Pakistanis

Travel and visa requirements

Sierra Leonean Visa is not required for Pakistanis

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Pakistan citizens visiting Sierra Leone are granted a visa upon arrival if they intend to stay for less than 30 days.
  • Passports of visitors must be valid for 6 months beyond arrival into Sierra Leone.
  • Pakistan citizens are required to present a certificate of Yellow Fever vaccination upon entry.
  • Dogs and cats must be accompanied by an import permit from the Veterinary Department as well as an additional certificate of vaccination against rabies and a health certificate in English.
  • Visitors are allowed up to $10,000 equivalent upon entry but there are no restrictions on currencies upon exit.
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Sierra Leone.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to support stay in destination such as pay stubs, traveller's checks, and/or most recent bank statement.
  • Pakistan citizens departing from Sierra Leone are required to pay a traveller service charge of USD 40.
  • Sierra Leone uses the Greenwich Mean Time, therefore, Pakistan is 5 hours ahead of Sierra Leone.
  • The climate of Sierra Leone is tropical with two seasons determining the agricultural cycle- the rainy season from May to November, and a dry season from December to May.
  • There are a number of systems of transport in Sierra Leone, which has a road, air and water infrastructure, including a network of highways and several airports. 
  • The estimated flight time from Islamabad, Pakistan to Lungi, Sierra Leone is 11 hours, 52 minutes.
  • In Sierra Leone, the power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Although Sierra Leone is officially a secular state, Islam and Christianity are the two main religions in the country. 
  • The Loma Mountains, Tiwai Island, Lake Sonfon and Tingi Hills Forest reserve are just a few of the main tourist attractions in Sierra Leone.
  • This country houses the most amazing natural resources and has since long relied on mining, especially of diamonds, for its economic sustenance.
  • Sierra Leone also known as “the little jewel” in West Africa is blessed with a fusion of different cultures, religions and races.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sierra Leone famous for?

Sierra Leone a country in West Africa has a special significance in the history of the transatlantic slave trade as the departure point for thousands of west African captives. 

Is it safe to go to Sierra Leone?

Sierra Leone is not the safest place for a woman to be visiting alone. If you do, be sure to avoid remote streets, both during day and night, and do not flash your belongings or handle money in public. Stay out of the streets at night and be vigilant for any possible dangers at all times.

Is the Siera Leone civil war still going on?

The Siera Leone civil war which started in March 1991 has since ended in the year 2002.

Is Sierra Leone a poor or rich country?

Sierra Leone is marked by the poorest standards of living. It has the seventh-lowest life expectancy and one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world. Seventy per cent of the population lives below the poverty line.