Embassy of Sierra Leone in China

Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Beijing

Ambassador: H.E. Mr. Abdul Karim Koroma
Address: No. 7, Dongzhi Men Wai Da Jie, Chaoyang District
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 6532 1222 (Reception Desk)
(+86)10 6532 2174 (Secretary to Ambassador)
(+86)10 6532 1446 (Visa Affairs & General Affairs)
Fax: (+86)10 6532 3752
E-mail: slembbj@public3.bta.net.cn

 Surrounding Landmark Building: Germany Embassy in Beijing, Beijing International SOS Clinic

 Transportation to the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Beijing:
You can take a public bus and get off at Dong Zhi Men stop and then you can find the embassy very easily. The buses routes include Bus No. 106,107,117,123,206, 24, 413, 416, 418, 614, 623, 635, 688, 934 and 966. 

Or, you can take the public bus No. 117, 206, 24, 413, 416, 418, 635 or 688 and get off at Chun Xiu Lu.

Entry Regulation
Upon entering Sierra Leone, travelers are required to have valid travel documents, International Health Certificate and visa. Besides, travelers should pay an airport commission charge of USD 40.

Visa Issue
All travelers to the other countries through Sierra Leone are exempt from visa if they hold connecting flight tickets and will not get out of the airport. Or, a Transit Visa is required. Generally, Sierra Leonean government issues the Transit Visa with a stay period of three days.

All travelers entering Sierra Leone should apply for Entry Visas in advance. As of 2002, the Immigration Office has ended the service of handling Visa On Arrival. In case a Visa On Arrival is needed, an application must be submitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sierra Leone. The purpose of your visit to Sierra Leone and your stay period should be stated clearly in the form.

 Dual Nationality
Sierra Leone does not recognize Dual Nationality. 

General Information of Sierra Leone:

Name: The Republic of Sierra Leone
 People: In 2006, the country has a population of 5.7 million which consists of over twenty nations. Mende ethnics and Temne are the two dominant nations which account for thirty percent of the people respectively.
Language: English is the official language; national languages include Mende, temne, limba and Creole.
Religion: About sixty percent of the people embrace Islam and thirty percent people believe in Christianity.
Geography: 72,326 square kilometers (27,925 square miles)
Capital: Freetown
Important Festival: January 01 (New Year's Day); April 27 (National Day); December 25 (Christmas)
Climate: Tropical Monsoon Climate
 Relationship with China: The two countries established the diplomatic relation in 1971.

 Please contact China Embassy in Sierra Leone if this country's citizens will go to China.

- Last updated on Nov. 19, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Embassy of Sierra Leone in China
Asked by kadijatu williams from SIERRA LEONE | Nov. 06, 2018 07:39Reply
Applying for china visa for vacation
I work for Electricity Distribution and supply Authority in Sierra Leone. i want to apply for a vacation in china, could you please advise on the requirements to obtain a china visa. your help is highly matter. Thanks Kadijatu.
Answers (1)
Answered by Edwin from REPUBLIC OF KOREA | Nov. 06, 2018 19:12

First, prepare your passport and copy of its data page, the application form, a passport-style photo, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation. Next, submit the application to Chinese embassy or consulate to apply for tourist L type.
Asked by Teresa Doyle from UKT | Mar. 08, 2016 02:56Reply
Applying for a Sierra Leone Visa for an Indian Citizen
I work for roughton International in the UK we are a consulting engineers and have several projects running in Sierra Leone, we need to apply for an entry permit for a member of staff who is an Indian citizen living in India I have been informed that we need to apply through the embassy/high commission in Beijing I have tried contacting the high commission but have had no response, Could you please advise on the requirements to obtain a Sierra Leone business entry permit for an Indian Citizen and forward me some information or a link to apply.
Your help in this matter would be much appreciated,
Thank you
Teresa Doyle
+44 23 8027 8634/8600
Answers (1)
Answered by Baruchel from BRAZIL | Mar. 09, 2016 20:14

Teresa, the required documents are as following:
1. The passport
2. 4 recently-taken passport-style photos taken recently
3. An invitation letter from your business partner in Sierra Leone, and copy of its Business Document and its recent 3-month bank statement
4. Dispatch Letter stamped by your company, business license of your company and publicity material
5. Round trip air tickets and hotel reservation
6. Valid entry permit of PRC
As for other detailed information, you can contact with the embassy of Sierra Leone and learn about more. Tel: 010-65321222
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