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About the US embassy and its location in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

About Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is located in west Africa. The main language spoken in Sierra Leone is English. The current population (as of 2015) is 7,075,641. Sierra Leone has a human development index (HDI) of 0.420 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Sierra Leone. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Freetown

Freetown is located in the province of The Western Area and is the capital of Sierra Leone. 1,055,964 people are living in Freetown (as of 2015). The city is very important and represents Sierra Leone internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Offices located within the US embassy located in Freetown include:

  • Public Affairs
  • Consular Affairs
  • Political Affairs
  • Economic & Commercial
  • Defense Attache
  • Peace Corps

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone +232 99 105 000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.