Last update 24 August 2023Diplomatic missions
Level 4: Termination warning throughout the country (except in case of extreme necessity)
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We call on Bulgarian citizens to refrain from travelling!
Republic of Liberia
The Republic of Bulgaria does not have a functioning embassy in Monrovia. Bulgarian citizens residing in Liberia on a short or long-term basis may address consular matters to the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Abuja
Address: 10, Euphrates Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Maitama, Abuja
Telephone: +234 9 413 00 34; 672 43 59 – from 10:00 to 16:00 Bulgarian time
Fax: +234 9 413 27 41
Working hours: 09:00 – 17:00
Opening hours: every working weekday — 09:00 – 12:00
E-mail: [email protected]
The Embassy of Liberia in Paris is accredited to Bulgaria.
Embassy of Liberia in Paris
Address: 12, place du Général Catroux
Postcode: 75017, Paris, France
Telephone: +33 1 47635855; +33 1 47632385
Fax: +33 1 42127614; +33 1 47584610
E-mail: [email protected]
Liberia has high levels of crime and thefts in major cities and tourist centres. Travellers are advised to pay particular attention to their personal safety. Avoid travelling inland and especially at night. Carrying a copy of your ID and a small amount of cash is recommended.
A number of infectious diseases are widespread.
Be careful when using fruits and vegetables. The water should be drunk and consumed only after boiling and only on exception. Carrying a small first aid kit with the most necessary medications is recommended.
For up-to-date information on mandatory and/or recommended vaccines you may contact the Regional Health Inspectorates in the country. Yellow fever vaccine is administered at the following Regional Health Inspectorates: Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate; Varna RHI; Burgas RHI; Pleven RHI; Plovdiv RHI; Blagoevgrad RHI and Ruse RHI.
Specifics of the local legislation:
In Liberia, homosexuality is prohibited and subject to prosecution by law.
You can import an unlimited amount of foreign currency into Liberia. You can import goods for personal use duty-free. There are no restrictions on the export of goods and/or currency from the country.
If you are travelling by car, you must present valid insurance at the border when entering Liberia.
More fluid intake and low-fat foods are needed, as well as avoiding the use of alcohol.
Travelling of children
There are no special requirements for children travelling, but it is advisable for children to travel with separate passports.
Liberian Dollar (LRD). Carrying US dollars, cheques or credit cards is recommended.
Travel papers and visas
Bulgarian citizens travelling to Liberia (holders of regular, official and diplomatic passports) need a visa which they can obtain at the Embassy of Liberia in Paris.
European Emergency Travel Document:
In extreme situations — in case of damage, loss or theft of a passport, Bulgarian citizens can apply for an Emergency Travel Document at an Embassy of an EU Member State in Monrovia — Germany and France both have embassies there.
Certifications and legalizations:
Liberia is a party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.
In order to be valid in Bulgaria and to be able to serve before the Bulgarian institutions all documents issued by the authorities in Liberia to Bulgarian citizens should be endorsed with the Apostille of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia.
Once the documents have been so prepared, they must be translated into Bulgarian by an authorized translation agency in Bulgaria and the translation must be certified by the Department of Certifications and Legalizations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.