Sierra Leone travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in Sierra Leone plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Entry requirements for Sierra Leone
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Sierra Leone showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 01/01/2023 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 4,506,129 55.3%
Fully vaccinated 3,644,025 44.8%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Sierra Leone is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 01/01/23.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Sierra Leone recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Covid-19 statistics on the number of newly recorded cases are not available for Sierra Leone.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Sierra Leone including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

Are there entry restrictions to Sierra Leone due to Covid-19?

Sierra Leone is open for tourism from the UK.

Test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers + isolate while awaiting result.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Sierra Leone?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Sierra Leone. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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