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Changes to UK Visa Services in Sierra Leone

UK Visas and Immigration changes to Visa Applications in Sierra Leone

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Teleperformance offices along Lumley Beach Road

From 11th August 2014 our new commercial partner Teleperformance Ltd will take over the running of visa services in Sierra Leone.

The Visa Application Centre will be located at No 7, Lumley Beach Road, Aberdeen, Freetown.

The visa section at the British High Commission, 6 Spur Road, Freetown, will close.

In addition to the new location, we are making changes to the visa service that we offer, as follows:

  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 0830 -1430 hrs

  • User Pay Charges: From 11th August 2014 there will be a charge of £59 (payable in Leone equivalent) to use the Visa Application Centre in Freetown.

    • This will be in addition to the visa fee and will be charged at the point of booking the appointment.

    • The fee will cover the cost of providing the application submission facilities in Sierra Leone.

    • Your appointment at this Visa Application Centre will not be honoured if this fee is not paid.

We will work closely with Teleperformance to ensure continuity of service during the transition period.

Published 8 August 2014