- Foreign nationals will be required to obtain a National Identity Number before submitting a work and residence permit application beginning June 1, 2022
The government of Sierra Leone will now require foreign nationals to provide a National Identity Number (NIN) when applying for work and residence permits beginning June 1, 2022. Applicants must obtain a NIN issued by the National Civil Registration Authority before submitting a work and residence application.
What are the Changes?
Beginning June 1, 2022, foreign nationals applying for a work and residence permit in Sierra Leone will be required to obtain a NIN before submitting the work authorization application.
The government of Sierra Leone is expected to announce further steps and document requirements for the NIN. Continue to check the government of Sierra Leone’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The National Civil Registration Authority of Sierra Leone