Dominica visa requirements for Sierra Leoneans

Travel and visa requirements

Dominican Visa is not required for Sierra Leoneans

Stay Duration: 180 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Sierra Leone can travel to Dominica without obtaining a visa for a stay duration of 180 days. 
  • They  are required to possess a passport with a validity of at least another 6 months from the date of arrival.
  • Children aged less than 18 years old may not carry a photo ID.
  • Visitors must have return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next trip.
  • Visitors are required to provide a certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • There are restrictions placed on the quantity of alcohol and tobacco brought into the country. 
  • Visitors are prohibited from bringing in all animal products such as cheese, meat, sausage and fresh vegetables, fruits or plants.
  • Pets are to be accompanied by a health certificate issued within 15 days before arrival to the country.
  • The animals must be vaccinated against rabies and parvovirus within a period of more than one month and less than one year before arrival.
  • It is prohibited to bring in any type of bird into Dominica.
  • All visitors are required to pay a departure tax of USD 20 that is usually included in the ticket. However, if the tax is not included in the ticket, it must be paid on departure. 
  • The estimated flight time from Sierra Leone to Dominica is 7 hours, 18 minutes.
  • There are no restrictions on the import and export of foreign currencies provided they are declared on arrival. However, visitors are not allowed to take local currencies on entry or departure.
  • Dominica is a mountainous Caribbean island nation with natural hot springs and tropical rain forests.
  • English is the official language of Dominica. Dominican Creole mixed with French is widely spoken.
  • A vast majority of the Dominican population are Christians . However, religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Chinese Folk Religion, Neo-religions, and Atheism are also practiced.
  • Dominica uses the Atlantic Standard Time zone (GMT-4), hence, Sierra Leone is 4 hours ahead of Dominica.
  • Dominica majorly uses the sea and road mode of transportation.
  • Tourist sites in the country include the Bavaro Beach Resort, Casa De Campo Golf and Dining Resort, Cayo Levantado Resort and the Los Haitises National Park.
  • Dominica has a tropical climate, hot all year round, with a hotter and muggy season from May to October and a relatively cool season from December to March, while November and April between seasons.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to visit Dominica?

Citizens of Sierra Leone possessing a valid passport do not require a visa to visit Dominica for up to 180 days. However, they would be required to show proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination, proof of accommodation, onward or  return ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds to sustain their stay. 

Is it safe to travel to Dominica?

Dominica is a relatively safe country. Most visits are trouble-free. However, visitors are advised to be security conscious at all times.

Can I drink tap water in Dominica?

No, it is not safe to drink tap water in Dominica. Visitors are advised to drink bottled water at all times.


6 months ago

Which flights are available from Sierra Leone to Dominica?