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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

Welcome to the official website of the Liberian Consulate of the Republic of Liberia in Minnesota.

Attention all applicants: The Liberian Consulate in Minnesota is now processing and Issuing visas.

The Liberian Consulate in Minnesota is officially open for business.

The following protocols are being put in place due to the COVID-19.

                1. Applicants MUST mail their passports for visa. Make sure you have an overnight return envelope to mail back your passport.

IN PERSON PROCESSING

                1. For those living in Minnesota and surrounding States

 

                • Walk-In: You can walk in for visa. We only take three persons at a time. There is a DROP BOX at the door if you do not want to come in person,  kindly drop your documents in a sealed envelope. Once the process is completed, you will be called to receive your passport.

 

                1. For those wanting to meet with the Honorary Consul.

 

                • Please call 763-703-5963 to make an appointment to meet with the Honorary Consul. An “In Person” meeting is by appointment only.

 

                • Mandatory wearing of face mask while in the Consulate.

 

                • Mandatory sanitizing of hands at the door before entering the Consulate.

 

                • Please stay home if you feel sick

 Liberia Airport Authority – LAA (TRAVEL ADVISORY):

Public Health Protocols at Liberian Airports in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak

                                                                • Mandatory hand washing for everyone accessing the Terminal facilities.

 

                                                                • Arriving (Inbound) Passengers are to undergo temperature checks and secondary screening where applicable.

 

                                                                • Departing (Outbound) Passengers are to undergo screening before boarding.

 

                                                                • Airport employees and others working within the terminal are required to use Protective Medical Equipment.

The traveling public and clients are urged to comply with these protocols.

The Liberian Consulate in Minnesota will be CLOSED on Monday, May 25th in observance of  Memorial Day. The Consulate will be opened for visa processing on Wednesday, May 27th for normal Business. Thanks.

CONSULAR SECTION HOURS

 

Mondays: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wednesdays: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fridays: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

For more information please contact us at info@liberianconsulatemn.com or by calling
763-703-5963.

Visa Requirement

One (1) valid passport with at least six (6) months validity and above when applying for visa.

Two (2) recent color passport size photos (must be taken in front of plain white background, please remove all glasses, hats, winter apparels, no sleeveless clothing)

Copy of round-trip airline ticket or itinerary.

Processing fees: please see chart below.

Payable in Money Order ONLY, payable to Liberian Embassy.

Note

  • Applicants outside the United States of America need to purchase Money Order from an American affiliated bank.
  • Same-day processing fees for visa is an additional seventy-five dollars ($75). (All same-day applications must be dropped off before 1:00 p.m.
  • Next-day processing fees for visa is an additional Fifty Dollars ($50)

 

A Complete Visa Application Form

For Canadian citizens, please be advised that we do not accept Canadian postal money orders.
    • Yellow Fever Vaccination record is Required. (Yellow Book). It is required for entry into Liberia.
    • (For Business Only Visa) Any person(s) travelling for business (Business Visas are for those people who are doing business, work with NGOs, Churches, Internships and other related categories, if they are doing some work (paid or unpaid as volunteers) ) must present a letter assuming financial responsibility  from the company or organization. For all other visas ( Non-Tourist Visas), applicants need an invitation letter, stating who you are visiting and purpose of trip.
    • NOTE: The fees are as follow;
    • Same-Day Processing an additional $75 per document (must submit before 1:00 p.m.
    • Next-Day Processing is an additional $50 per document.

Applicants are advised to apply within 2 weeks of their travel date.

    • Applicants need not apply in person.
    • If processing a visa on behalf of an applicant , a signed authorized from the applicant stating name of person permitted to drop-off / pick-up must be presented upon applying for the Visa and a copy of your I.D. will be required.
    • Applicants who reside within the Midwest region of the USA must send / use a United States Postal Service (USPS) self-stamped addressed envelop (Priority Express Mail) together with all requirements in order to ensure the return of the processed document(s). We do not accept UPS mails.

 

VISA FEES: PAYABLE IN MONEY ORDER ONLY

Applicant Type Range Fees
United States Citizens 1 Year $160.00
All Other Nationals 1 Year $150.00
All Other Nationals 2 Years $250.00
All Other Nationals 3 Years $350.00
All Other Nationals 1-3 Months $70.00

Birth Certificates & Laissez Passer

All Birth Certificates and Laissez Passer are processed by the Liberian Embassy and New York Consulate.

Liberian Embassy

5201 16th St NW

Washington DC 20011

Tel: 202-723-0437

Liberian Consulate NY

228 E 45th Street, Suite 601

New York, NY 10017

Tel: 212-687-1025

info@liberianconsulate-ny.com