Consular Services

 

Consular Services available at the Embassy are as follows:

(I)     Issuance of Visa

(II)    Issuance of Liberian ECOWAS Passport

(III)   Issuance of Laissez Passer

(IV)   Document Authentication

(V)   Issuance of Birth Affidavit

(VI)  Legalization

 

Official Opening Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 AM to 17:00 PM
  • Friday -    10:00 AM to 16:00 PM

 

Issuance of 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.

 

Application Requirements

 

1. Applicant must provide 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. 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.

 

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

 

5. Self-addressed, prepaid envelope for RETURN OF document/s (Must be trackable mail – priority, overnight, UPS, ROYAL MAIL, CIBT, KEY TRAVEL, DIVERSITY etc.)

 

6. 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.

 

Download Visa Application Form here

 

Nationals:

GREAT BRITAIN, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, IRELAND, JAPAN, INDIA, PAKISTAN, NEW ZEALAND, AGENTINA, EASTERN EUROPE, SOUTH AFRICA, ASIA, NORTH and SOUTH AMERICA.

 

SINGLE ENTRY: 1 – 3 MONTHS    _______ £60.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY: 6 MONTHS     _______£120.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY: 1 year            ________£240.00

 

ECOWAS CITIZENS:  GRATIS

 

SCHENGEN COUNTRY:

SINGLE ENTRY:  1 – 3 MONTHS _______     £75.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY: 6 MONTHS _________  £150.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY:  1 Year        _________   £300.00

 

ALL OTHERS:

SINGLE ENTRY: 1 – 3 MONTHS ________    £45.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY:  6 MONTHS _________   £80.00

MULTIPLE ENTRY:  1 Year           ________ £140.00

 

 

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

 

Collection of Processed Documents:

  • Monday - Friday -    14:30-15:30 PM

 

PLEASE NOTE:   For same day service, documents must be deposited at the Embassy before 12:00 Noon.

 

Standard Visa Processing Time: 7 Working Days

 

Fees for Consular Services:

  • Issuance of Laissez – Passer ……........ £70.00
  • Document Authentication …………........ £50.00
  • Issuance of Birth Affidavit …………........ £60.00
  • Legalization ………………………………. £50.00

Download Application Forms

 

Laissez-Passer Form

 

Birth Affidavit

 

Mortuary Certificate (for shipping human remains to LIberia)

 

ECOWAS BIOMETRIC PASSPORT LINK:

http:// www.liberiapassports.com

 

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