All visitors entering Liberia require a visa

Visas are required by all foreign nationals including Liberians who have become naturalized in another country if they intend to visit Liberia.  ECOWAS Citizens carrying an ECOWAS Passport may travel to Liberia visa-free.

Applicants for a Visa to enter Liberia must meet the requirements as documented below.

Biometrics processing for passport applicants is available.

Fast Track/Same Day service

Drop off between 10 am and 12 pm

Monday – Thursday

Pick up for Same Day service:

1 pm – 2 pm

Application Requirements

All non-Liberian passport holders, as well as Liberians who are Naturalized UK citizens, are required to obtain a visa from the-Liberian Embassy in London, prior to travelling to Liberia.


1. Applicant must provide their passport and a copy of his/her Yellow Book (International Certificates of Vaccination). In accordance with WHO regulations, all persons entering Liberia are required to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever.

2. Two (2) approved standard passport size photographs, taken within the last six (6) months. Dark glasses or non-prescription glasses with tinted lenses are unacceptable unless needed for medical reasons. A medical certificate may be required.

3. Covering Letter/Letter of Invitation stating the purpose of your trip and name of employer or host. Please include your booking information for your place of stay if possible when applying for a tourist visa.

4. A signed, completed application form must be submitted with the applicant’s passport.

5. Proof of financial status while in Liberia (One month bank statement)

If you are applying for a Business visa, please supply a letter of Invitation from the company in Liberia inviting you and state if your stay is expensed.

6. If you would like to send your documents by post, please include a self-addressed, prepaid envelope for RETURN OF document/s (Must be trackable mail – priority, overnight, UPS, ROYAL MAIL, CIBT, KEY TRAVEL, DIVERSITY etc.)

7. Payments: NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHEQUES ACCEPTED. All fees are non-refundable.

All fees must be paid in BRITISH POUNDS POSTAL ORDER – made payable to: Embassy of Liberia.



Main Reasons for Rejection of Applications

1.     Incomplete application form

2.     Unsigned passport

3.     Expired passport

3a.   Passports with less than 6 months validity

4.     No passport pictures submitted

5.     Wrong application form

6.     No passport submitted

7.     Insufficient funds

8.     No application form submitted

9.     None payment/incorrect payment amount

10.   Lack of supporting documents

11.   Invalid pictures

11a.  Approved standard passport size photograph

12.   Lack of pages in passport