Liberia international travel guide in 2024

Liberia international travel guide in 2024

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Liberia travel details 🇱🇷
Liberia has a population of 5M with main currency as Liberian Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Liberia travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are rare in Liberia. Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps.

Liberia travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Liberia and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. Higher levels apply in some areas. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Liberia. Check the latest information for travel to and from Liberia (see Travel). We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Liberia overall due to the risk of civil unrest and the threat of violent crime.

Issue Date : Dec 11, 2023

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Liberia essential details

Plugs

Liberia uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money in Liberia

Currencies

Liberia uses the Liberian dollar (symbol: $), code LRD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10 and 5 cents.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are rare in Liberia. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Liberia

Internet

Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Liberia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 8,981.64 LRD, which includes 10 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Lonestar Cell, Novafone or Orange. Liberia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Liberia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Liberia, dial +, then 231 (the country code for Liberia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Liberia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

Driving in Liberia

Emergecy

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Liberia visa advice

If you're considering exploring Liberia beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Liberia transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Liberia, understanding Liberia Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.