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Sierra Leone Travel Restrictions

21.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
0.86% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.86% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone border status

Travelers must present a travel authorization obtained before departure at www.travel.gov.sl.


Outgoing travel to Sierra LeoneTraveling from Israel to Sierra Leone

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 168 hours before departing to Sierra Leone.
Exceptions

On arrival at Freetown Lungi International airport, all passengers are required to have both a COVID-19 PCR and RDT test, at their own expense. Travelers will be allowed to leave the airport and travel if the RDT test is negative, while waiting for the result of the PCR test for no more than 48 hours.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for days upon entering Sierra Leone.
Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Must be done prior to arrival in Sierra Leone


Return travelReturning to Israel from Sierra Leone

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Sierra Leone must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Sierra Leone will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Sierra Leone

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Sierra Leone but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

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