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Last update 11 June 2018Diplomatic missions

Risk index

Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)

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Diplomatic passport: visa not required

Official passport: visa not required

Republic of Liberia

 

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in Monrovia. Bulgarian citizens residing for a short- or long-term in Liberia may address consular issues to the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Abuja, Nigeria.

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Address: 10, Euphrates Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Maitama, ABUJA, NIGERIA
Phone.: +234 9 413 00 34;
+234 9 672 43 59; 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bulgarian time
Fax: +234 9 413 27 41
E-mail: [email protected];
Website:
www.mfa.bg/embassies/nigeria

The Liberian Embassy in Paris is accredited for Bulgaria.

Embassy of the Republic of Liberia in Paris
Address: 12, place du Général Catroux
Postal Code: 75017,Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 47635855; +33 1 47632385
Fax: +33 1 42127614; +33 1 47584610
Email: [email protected]

General information

general information

Local currency

Liberian dollar (LRD)

It is recommended to carry dollars, cheques or credit cards.

Crime and security

In large Liberian cities and tourist centres the crime rate is high, robberies being at a considerable level. Travellers are advised to be extremely cautious regarding their security. In country as well as night travels must be avoided. It is recommended to carry a copy of an identity document and a small amount of money.

Legislation specifics

Homosexuality is prohibited in Liberia and hence it is a subject to criminal persecution.

Customs requirements

An unlimited amount of foreign currency may be brought in Liberia upon entry.

No duty charges apply to goods for personal use.

No restrictions as to goods and cash apply upon exiting the country.

Road traffic

If you travel by car, you need to present valid car insurance at the Liberian point of entry.

Healthcare

A number of contagious diseases are common in Liberia.

Exercise particular caution when using fruits and vegetables.

As an exception, drink and use only pre-boiled water.

It is recommended to carry a first aid box containing the commonly used medications.

Travel papers and visas

Bulgarian citizens (holding regular, business and diplomatic passports) travelling to Liberia are required to have a visa which may be obtained at the Liberian Embassy in Paris.

A vaccination against yellow fever is recommended.

Recent update on vaccinations required for Liberia is available at the National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, telephone: +359 2 944 69 99 221.

Practical advice

Intake of large quantity of liquids as well as low fat food is advisable. Avoid use of liquors.

Travelling with children

There are no particular requirements about children’s travel. However, it is advisable to have separate passports for the children.

Competitive service

Certifications and legalisations

Liberiais a signatory to the Hague Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation of foreign public documents.

Civil status

All documents issued to Bulgarian citizens by Liberian authorities must bear an “apostille” of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia in order to hold validity in Bulgaria.

Such documents need to be translated into Bulgarian by an authorised translation agency in Bulgaria and the translation certified by the Certifications and Legalisations Dept. of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria. 

Emergency Travel Document

In emergency cases, upon damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian citizens may apply to a Monrovia-based EU member-state embassy, such as the Embassy of Germany or France, for having an Emergency Travel Document issued.

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