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Sierra Leone - Obtain National Identity Card

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  1. Go to the Office of Registrar in Sierra Leone.
  2. Fill out application form for application of national identity card.
  3. Submit the required documents with the application form.
  4. Pay the corresponding fees.
  5. After 3 working days, the national identity card will be issued.


Required Documents[edit]

  • birth certificate
  • Sierra Leonean passport
  • voter identification card or naturalization certificate

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Administrator and Registrar-General's Department
Roxy Building
Walpole Street

  • (232 22) 22 22 94 (Registrar General)
  • (232 76) 221 426 (Mobile)
  • (232 22) 22 18 75



  • The applicant must be born or a citizen in Sierra Leone.
  • The applicant must be at least six years old or older.


Registration form - 2,500 SLL [C$0.74]
Every 5 years - 10,000 SLL [C$2.97]

  • Fees are subject to periodic review.


  • For Sierra Leone citizens, the National Identity Card is valid for 5 years.
  • For non Sierra Leone citizens, the national identity card is valid for one year.

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Processing Time[edit]

3 working days

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Required Information[edit]

  • date of birth of the card holder
  • place of birth of the card holder
  • date of issue
  • expiry date
  • unique identification number
  • signature of the cardholder
  • signature of the chief registrar
  • civil status
  • district of residence
  • social security number of the card holder


Need for the Document[edit]

A national identity card is an identity card that each citizen or resident in a country is issued and required to carry and display under certain circumstances. Following are the procedures on how to register a national identity card in Sierra Leone.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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