We work closely with the Sierra Leonean government to support its efforts to build an effective, democratic and capable nation that is making progress in reducing poverty.

Our priority areas of work include: sustainable economic growth and job creation, democracy, governance, accountability, security, access to justice, progress towards the Millennium Development Goals including health, education, water and sanitation.

Our services

Visas

For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the link UK Border Agency website

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.

Travel Advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Our people

Mr Peter  West

Mr Peter West

British High Commissioner to Sierra Leone

Contact us

British High Commission Freetown

6 Spur Road Freetown
Sierra Leone

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