At least annually, the Government of Sierra Leone grants citizenship to African Americans whose roots are traced to Sierra Leone.
You can find more information here: https://www.visitsierraleone.org/guidelines-for-african-diaspora-accession-of-passports-citizenship-from-the-government-of-sierra-leone/
You need to go through a certified Tour Operator like Visit Sierra Leone (VSL Travel) and provide all the required documents listed here: https://www.visitsierraleone.org/guidelines-for-african-diaspora-accession-of-passports-citizenship-from-the-government-of-sierra-leone/
Yes, It’s mandatory for all participants
You are required to authenticate your African Ancestry Certificate a month before the program’s start date. African Ancestry will share the link once it’s ready.
The itinerary is quite flexible, and we work to ensure all important Government schedules (citizenship-related programs) are met and activities within the itinerary completed
Yes, the passport fee is part of the tour package.
Yes, you still need a visa when coming for the Citizenship Program. This is not included in the package but we can facilitate one for you within 48hrs.
Please review the information on this page: https://www.visitsierraleone.org/procedure-protocol-for-travelling-to-sierra-leone-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
Yes, everyone entering Sierra Leone has to do a test prior to travel and fill in all details on the Sierra Leone Government Travel Portal at https://travel.gov.sl You will also need to do a test prior to departure.
Please allow 48 hours to receive your results