Here you will find important tips and useful information for Liberia.
Credit cards cannot be used.
Currency exchange or purchase on black market punishable by law.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).
Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.
Passport still valid 6 months or more with visa for stays up to 3 months.
With stay of more than 15 days registration within 48 hours at the 'Immigration Office' in Monrovia (2 photos 3x4).
Exit permit required for stays of more than 15 days (to request at the latest 7 days before the departure date).
Swiss Cooperation Office SDC
and Swiss Consular Agency
Monrovia, Congo Town, Tubman Blvd. (adjacent Lonestar Cell),
Tel. +231 77 711 234 / +231 77 711 999
9.00 - 12.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00 - 14.00 h (Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h and 15.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
High crime rate.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against yellow fever mandatory.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
110/120 volt / adapter required
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