Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington


The Sierra Leonean Embassy in the United States is a bilateral mission in Washington and promotes Sierra Leonean interests in the United States. The embassy of Sierra Leone also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United States. The Sierra Leonean Embassy in Washington is headed by Bochari Kortu Stevens - Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States.


Sierra Leonean Embassy in Washington, the United States 1701-19th Street, NW Washington D.C. 20009 United States


(+1) (202) 939 9261 / 2


(+1) (202) 483 1798






Bochari Kortu Stevens - Ambassador

Office Hours:

10 am to 3 pm

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United States require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Sierra Leonean embassy in Washington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Sierra Leone

For all Sierra Leonean visa related matters contact the embassy in Washington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.embassyofsierraleone.net ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+1) (202) 939 9261 / 2 or email info@embassyofsierraleone.net

Consulates of Sierra Leone in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington there could be additional Sierra Leonean consulates located in the United States.

Please check below for the locations of the Sierra Leonean consulates in the United States.

Sierra Leonean Consulates in the United States

Next to the embassy in Washington, Sierra Leone has consulates in the following cities: Atlanta, Houston and Los Angeles

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Sierra Leonean Embassy in Washington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United States to Sierra Leone as wel as for Sierra Leonean citizens in United States. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Sierra Leonean nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.