For emergencies including cases involving serious illness or injury, death, and victims of serious crime, the ACS Unit is available 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday; and Friday 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. , Phone No. 232-99-105-500. This number is not for visa inquiries. For emergencies after hours, please call +(232) (99) 905-029.
American Emergency Services (PDF 146 KB)
The U.S. Consular Section can assist American citizens in a range of emergency situations. All Americans traveling to Sierra Leone are strongly encouraged to register with the U.S. Embassy.
You may contact the U.S. Embassy at any time to report an emergency involving a U.S. Citizen.
The Consular Section provides emergency services to Americans. Such services include visiting American detainees in custody, providing information about physicians and hospitals, helping family members and friends in the United States locate and transmit information to American citizens believed to be in Sierra Leone, and assisting when an American dies abroad.