⚠ PAYMENT OPTION CHANGES: From 16 May 2023, all new UK visa applications from Sierra Leone will be moving to a fully online payment process. Find out more under "Payment information".
Address and Opening hours

ADDRESS & OPENING HOURS

location

Find us here:

Freetown Visa Application Centre

West Africa Sunshine, Guoji Property Development, Building 5, #7 Lumley Beach Road, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone


Please note that access to our Visa Application Centre is restricted to visa applicants or those deemed to have a legitimate reason to accompany the applicant. This includes:

  • Escorting a minor, assisting an elderly person or someone with a disability or learning difficulty.
  • Non-applicants will be required to submit contact details, ID and declare their connection to the visa applicant.

    Failing to provide the requested details may result in access being denied to non-applicants.

    Want help scanning and uploading your documents?

    Want to make sure that your documents have been scanned and uploaded correctly? No time to do this yourself? Get our staff to do this for you when you come to our Visa Application Centre for your appointment.


    Payment: Online or via bank transfer


    ALL OUR SERVICES

    Opening hours (except public holidays)

    Opening Hours Monday to Friday

    08:30 - 14:30
    Prime Time Appointments Monday to Friday

    08:00 - 08:30
    Passport Return Not Available

    Not Available

    Public holidays 2023

    Monday, 25th of DecemberChristmas Day
    Tuesday, 26th of DecemberBoxing Day

    * Muslim Holiday dates may vary slightly. Subject to sighting of the moon. / Dates to be confirmed.

    Public holidays 2024

    Monday, 1st of JanuaryNew Year's Day
    Sunday, 18th of FebruaryArmed Forces Day
    Monday, 19th of FebruaryDay off for Armed Forces Day
    Friday, 8th of MarchInternational Women's Day
    Friday, 29th of MarchGood Friday
    Monday, 1st of AprilEaster Monday
    Wednesday, 10th of AprilEid Al-Fitr
    Saturday, 27th of AprilIndependence Day
    Wednesday, 1st of MayInternational Workers Day
    Monday, 17th of JuneTabaski
    Monday, 16th of SeptemberThe Prophets Birthday
    Wednesday, 25th of DecemberChristmas Day
    Thursday, 26th of DecemberBoxing Day

    * Muslim Holiday dates may vary slightly. Subject to sighting of the moon. / Dates to be confirmed.