Liberia Travel Information
Most trips to Liberia's capital Monrovia are
undertaken without any major problems, but travelers are
encouraged to exercise greater caution when traveling
outside the capital. Liberia has a poorly developed
health system and transport security is limited.
Crime targeting travelers occurs. Travelers are
encouraged to act with care, take care of valuables and
exercise caution in public places, especially at night.
One should avoid walking alone on the beach. The police
have little capacity to assist those who are exposed to
criminal acts. This is especially true when traveling
outside the capital. However, it is recommended to
contact the nearest police station should you be
involved in an accident.
Traffic accidents pose a risk, both in and outside
the capital. The risk of political unrest is considered
relatively low, but is not excluded. It is recommended
to avoid larger human assemblies, such as
Liberia is not exposed to major natural disasters,
but floods can occur in the rainy season (April -
October). This can limit road accessibility.
Personal contact with strangers over the Internet is
not recommended - online fraud is widespread in the
Norwegian citizens staying in or planning a trip to
Liberia are encouraged to register their travel via
Please note that entry regulations may change. The
Foreign Service is not responsible if the following
information on entry regulations or visa requirements is
changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the
traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for
entry and to familiarize themselves with the current
entry rules for each country.
Norwegians must apply for a visa well in advance of
entry. Visas can be applied for at the Liberian Embassy
- Countryaah: Monrovia is the capital
of Liberia. Check to find information of population, geography, history,
and economy about the capital city.
Travelers must have a valid vaccine card upon entry.
Gulf vaccine is required.
Gulf vaccine is required. Contact your doctor for
advice on another travel vaccine well in advance of
departure. Liberia is a malaria area. Preventive
medication is recommended, as well as the use of
mosquito repellent and mosquito nets.
The health services in Liberia are poorly developed.
All travelers are encouraged to have travel insurance
that covers transportation in case of serious illness.
Norway is represented by an honorary consulate in
Monrovia, but otherwise does not have a permanent
presence in Liberia. Responsible Norwegian Embassy for
Liberia is the embassy in Accra (Ghana). There is
limited capacity for monitoring Norwegian nationals in
the country. The UD's 24-hour operational center in Oslo
can be contacted on tel. +47 23 95 00 00 in case of
Liberia is mainly a Christian country (85 percent),
while 15 percent of the population is Muslim.