Traveling to Liberia requires A valid passport is mandatory. Visa requirements are subject to change and should be checked prior to traveling to Liberia, but at the time of writing, visas are required by most nationalities and must be acquired in advance any Liberian Embassy.
LOCATION OF THE LIBERIA EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON D. C.5201 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011 Tel: 202-723-0437, Fax: 202-723-0436
Opened: Monday to Thursday, 10 AM to 3:00 PM Closed: Liberian Holidays and Federal Holidays
Please make sure that your application is complete. Incomplete or deficient applications will not be processed. Fees paid are non-refundable for all applications submitted, whether or not they are processed Visas issued are of the following type: Diplomatic, Official, or Regular
SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES
SEND COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM WITH REQUIREMENTS BY REGISTERED MAIL USING USPS, FEDEX, or UPS envelope with tracking number
LOCATION: THE LIBERIAN EMBASSY, 5201 16th Street NW,Washington DC 20011,
Bring Your Documents into the Office at the embassy’s address above for Processing on the Same day service must be done by walk-in only and cannot be completed by mail.
Below is the application Requirements for Visa
a. Applicant’s Passport must accompany the application and the passport must have at least 6 months left before expiration
b. Two (1) passport size photographs. (FULL Face view on White background)
c. Flight itinerary
d.Self-addressed prepaid USPS/FEDEX/UPS envelope with the tracking number for return of passport (see mail restrictions)Mail or drop-off passport and all other documents listed above. Failure to include all items could lead to delays in the processing of your visa.
1. There is a waiting period of ten(10) working days for Visa processing.
2. Applicants are advised to apply within two weeks of their travel date.
3. Airlines by regulation, will not allow you to board without a valid visa.
4. If you are a Liberian, living in the United States and have become a US citizen, you are required to obtain a valid visa to travel to Liberia
5. In accordance with International Health Regulations, all persons entering Liberia are also required to have a Valid Certificate of Immunization (YELLOW BOOK)
6. ECOWAS Country Passports: No Visa Required
7. There is an additional fee of $75.00 for Same Day and $50.00 for Next Day service
502 Benson Street
Phone: (+231) 77-677-7000
Fax: (+231) 77-677-737
Welcome to the Republic of Liberia Online Passport Service
REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA ECOWAS PASSPORT APPLICATION SECTION
The Liberia Passport Office under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is authorized to issue Liberian Passports. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs by this mandate is providing applicants with this online passport application service
How to apply
Complete the online application form here. As part of the application process, you will be required to submit your demographic information and upon completion, applicant will be directed to the online payment provider where applicable.
Upon completion of payment, applicant shall be returned to this website to continue the passport acquisition process by booking an appointment with your selected application centre.
Print the online application receipt, attach other supporting documents and present it personally to the passport application centre on the appointed date and time.
List of the application centres are here.
To view your submitted application click here.
At the centre, your photograph, fingerprints and signature will be taken. For applicants living outside Liberia, please present a prepaid self-addressed Fed Ex, UPS, USPS next day express mailing envelope for the return of your new ECOWAS passport. NO OTHER MAILING ENVELOPES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
You will then be issued with a passport application receipt with the collection date stated.
1. Applicants living outside Liberia will be required to pay an amount of $200.00 processing fee and additional $5.00 convenience fee which totals $205 as indicated on the payment advice slip.
2. Applicants resident in Liberia shall pay $50.00 as processing fee. This amount is payable at the Passport Application Centre.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reserves the right to change the amount without explanation and/or consultation with applicants.
As part of the online application process, you will be required to select one of our passport application centres for further processing. You will then schedule an appointment with the centre for onward processing of your passport.
The Passport Application Center will operate on available days from the hours of 10:00 am- 3:00pm.
ALL APPLICATIONS FOR A REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA PASSPORT WILL ATTRACT A NON-REFUNDABLE PASSPORT APPLICATION FEE.
THE GOVERNMENT OF LIBERIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY PASSPORT APPLICATION FEES AT ITS DISCRETION.
FALSE INFORMATION GIVEN DURING THE PROCESS IS CONSIDERED PERJURY AND GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF PASSPORT ISSUANCE.FOR APPLICANTS RESIDENT IN COUNTRIES OTHER THAN LIBERIA, YOUR RESIDENT PERMIT IS REQUIRED.BLACK HAIR IS THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE COLOR OF HAIR FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS AT OUR PASSPORT APPLICATION CENTRESTHE PASSPORT BUREAU OFFERS EXPRESS SERVICE IN MONROVIA WITHIN 24 HOURS
LIBSPOT- DO NOT HANDLE, PROCESS OR NEITHER GUARANTEE PLEASE CONTACT THE LIBERIA EMBASSIES IN YOUR COUNTRY RESIDING.