Sierra Leone


INTRODUCTION

Uniglo Financial can provide a comprehensive range of payroll services in Sierra Leone. The individual is treated as an Employee by Uniglo Financial local partner and income is paid in the form of professional fees, allowances and expenses, the proportions depending on individual circumstances.

TAX AND SOCIAL SECURITY

If you provide us with the earning rates of your contractors, we can come back to you with a breakdown of the contractor’s potential net retentions. We are able to provide highly tax efficient solutions in Sierra Leone. Please call us to discuss further.

IMMIGRATION

A work permit application is applied for is applied for in Sierra Leone with a 1 or 2-year option. One may also apply for a 6-month Business Visa with a work authorization for 6 month Projects. To apply for the work and residence permit, the applicant must enter Cameroon on a business visa and will be required to undergo a medical examination in Cameroon. Documents will need to be translated into French

DOCUMENTS 

A list of documents will be provided upon confirmation of the visa process.

VISA REQUIREMENTS
Citizens of ECOWAS states Countries can travel to Sierra Leone without applying for a visa. Some nationalities will receive a visa on arrival. This is for 30 days and for Tourist or Business Purposes only.

 

We will advise as to whether the applicant needs to apply for an entry visa, upon confirmation of nationality.

BUSINESS VISA

Uniglo Financial can offer a Business Visa service (where necessary) but it is

recommended that we arrange Work Permits and full local employment for all contractors.

WORK & RESIDENCE PERMIT

SHORT TERM VISA- 3-6 Months
PROCESSING TIME: 5- Working Days
APPLICATION: In country of Origin unless there is no embassy, then the application will be done in Sierra Leone.
VALIDITY: 3-6 Months
EXTENSIONS: No

COSTS- 400 USD

WORK PERMIT 

PROCESSING TIME: 30-60 Working Days
APPLICATION:  Processed in Sierra Leone
VALIDITY: 1 year
EXTENSIONS: Yes.

COSTS-  1750 USD

RESIDENCE PERMIT

PROCESSING TIME: 30 days
APPLICATION: In-Country Application
VALIDITY: 1-2 years
EXTENSIONS: yes
COSTS- 1750 USD

TOTAL FEE: Work and Residence  3500 USD.

Please note that this does not include translation and Courier Costs.

MONTHLY MANAGEMENT FEESPlease email u2us@uniglo-financial.com and one of our specialists will get in touch with you and provide you with a personalised quotation.