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Sierra Leone Import Restrictions

Import restrictions

Sierra Leone requires an import permit for many goods. Before posting any item, senders should confirm that the addressee has any necessary permit. Senders should determine import restrictions from Sierra Leone authorities before posting:

Postage stamps

Sierra Leone admits postage stamps only in Registered Post International.

Special documentation

Commercial goods require an inserted certified invoice. For a shipment of several articles, senders should number each article and indicate which article contains the invoice.


In addition to items prohibited by Dangerous and Prohibited Goods & Packaging Post Guide and ECI International Courier Regulations, Sierra Leone prohibits:

Suspended services
At the time of publication, ECI service remains suspended. Registered Post International and Express Post International services are also suspended. Air Mail and Sea Mail services for items without Extra Cover are operating.