At least annually, the Government of Sierra Leone grants citizenship to African Americans whose roots are traced to 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:

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.

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 You will also need to do a test prior to departure.

Please allow 48 hours to receive your results