TRAVELLING GUIDELINES FOR SIERRA LEONE (COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE)

EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE TO BELGIUM AND MISSION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION

TRAVELLING GUIDELINES FOR SIERRA LEONE

(COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE)

Freetown 7th September 2020

Advisory for Travellers to/from Countries with High Transmission, Exponential Increase in Cases, and/or Circulation of SARS COV-2 (COVID-19) Variants of Public Health Concern

The Government of Sierra Leone has been following the COVID-19 situation globally with increasing concern. While case counts have plateaued in some countries, other countries have had high transmission and an exponential increase in cases, which has been attributed to new variants of the SARS COV-2 virus.

In order to prevent the entry into Sierra Leone of these variants, as from Wednesday May 12, 2021, NaCOVERC will institute additional protective measures on travel between Sierra Leone and countries known to have high SARS-COV-2 transmission, a sudden increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, and/or circulation of variants of Public Health concern.

NaCOVERC will take necessary action to identify countries based on operational review on a weekly basis as new evidence emerges.

Travel from Sierra Leone

Travel to Sierra Leone

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE ABOVE REGULATIONS FOR ENTRY INTO SIERRA LEONE FROM COUNTRIES OF CONCERN WILL RESULT IN PUNITIVE ACTION.

LIST OF APPROVED HOTELS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Hotel Mariam, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bintumani Hotel, Seaside Hotel, Kings Empire Hotel and Hill Valley Hotel.

Broadcast to the Nation by His Excellency Dr Julius Maada Bio President of the Republic of Sierra Leone on the Third-Wave-of Covid-19

Fellow Sierra Leoneans,

1. Let me start by paying tribute to the memory of fellow citizens we have lost to COVID-19, their relatives and community members. I also thank our healthcare workers, security forces, frontline workers, experts, and our partners who have stood by us as we battle this deadly pandemic. Read more