Visa

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

 

NEW VISA FEES FOR UNITED STATES CITIZENS

By directive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia, The Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia in New York wishes to inform of the Visa Fees Adjustments for United States Citizens traveling to Liberia. Starting from June 1, 2018, visa fees for US Citizens travelling with Tourist or Business visas for a period of One Year (1 Year) will be adjusted to the amount of $160.00 US dollars

The Visa Fees for all other nationalities will remain the same.

 

Attention all applicants: you must make an appointment before coming to the office VIA e-mail at info@liberiaconsulate-ny.com  or appointments@liberiaconsulate-ny.com (We will respond upon receiving your e-mail to confirm appointment) or by calling 1-212-687-1025 from 1:00PM to 2:30pm, Monday to Friday ONLY.

Application for Visa

Requirements To Be Presented:

1. Passport (must be valid for six (6) months and above when applying for Visa)
2. Two (2) recent color passport size photos ( must be taken in front of white background, no sleeveless clothing)
3. Copy of round-trip Airline tickets
4. Processing FEE: Please See below
Money Order ONLY. Payable to Liberia Consulate

Note: Applicants outside the United States need to purchase Money Order from an American- affiliated Bank.
-Same day processing fees for documents will be an additional Seventy Five U.S Dollars ($75) each. (ALL same day applications must be dropped off before 12 pm for pick up between the hours of 2-3pm)
-Next day (or less than 5 days) processing fees for documents will be an additional Fifty U.S Dollars ($50) each.
5. A completed Visa Application Form
6. Yellow Fever vaccination record is REQUIRED. (Yellow Book)
7. (For Business Visa Only) Any person(s) traveling for business must present a letter on company’s letterhead assuming financial responsibility from the company or organization.

Additional requirements for Minor (17 Yrs. Old and below)

A. Original Copy of Birth Certificate
B. Copy of Vaccination records

C. Notarized letter from both parents requesting for the issuance of visa. (Parents must sign) If only one parent/guardian is traveling with minor, explain in the letter. If parent have full custody, attach copy of custody papers.
If parents are not traveling with minor, state in letter who will be responsible for the minor
And provide copy of valid passport/travel document.
D. Each parent must provide notarized letter in the event that one parent has traveled during the time of processing. If one parent has full custody, kindly attach original custody documents and provide original notarized letter.
E. If one parent is represented on the birth certificate, that parent must provide an original notarized letter requesting the issuance of visa.

NOTE: In the event that applicant cannot apply in person, they must send a written authorization stating who will process on their behalf/ send a United States Postal Service (USPS) self-stamped addressed envelope (PRIORITY MAIL EXPRESS) along with ALL of the above requirements in order to ensure the return of processed document (s).

I. American Citizens ONLY

Document/Service                  Validity                                                Fee ($US)
Visa – US Citizen                    1-3 months Single                               $160.00
Visa – US Citizen                    1 year Multiple                                     $160.00

II. Exempted Countries:
By virtue of ECOWAS Protocol, A/P, 1/5/79 on Free Movement of persons, the Right of Residence and Establishment, all ECOWAS citizens can enter Liberia visa-free using ECOWAS passports that are valid at least six (6) months. 

Countries exempted include:
• BENIN
• BURKINA FASO
• CAPE VERDE
• CÔTE D’IVOIRE
• The GAMBIA
• GHANA
• GUINEA
• GUINEA BISSAU
• LIBERIA
• MALI
• NIGER
• NIGERIA
• SENEGAL
• SIERRA LEONE
• TOGO
• ECOWAS Permanent & Special Reps.

III. ALL Other Countries ONLY
Document/ Service                       Validity                           Fees($US)
Visa-Other countries                    1-3 months Single          $   70.00
Visa- Other countries                   1 Year Multiple               $ 150.00
Visa- Other countries                   2 Years Multiple             $ 250.00

Same Day Rush Service Additional $75.00
Next Day or less than 5 days Service Additional $50.00

Please note: The forms in this section require Adobe Reader. If you do not have it you may download it for free at Adobe.com.

Download Visa Application Form HERE

Download Additional Form for Minor HERE