Sierra Leone - Country Commercial Guide
Prohibited and Restricted Items

Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.

Last published date: 2021-09-14

The importation and exportation of certain goods are prohibited, and some others are subject to restrictions to protect the safety and lives of humans, animals, and plants, safeguard national security, as well as protect artistic, cultural, and intellectual property. Examples include the importation of certain food products, drugs, pharmaceuticals, environmentally hazardous products, seeds, weapons, explosives, and antiques. For information on Sierra Leone’s prohibited and restricted imports and exports, please refer to Section 63 of the Customs Act No 9 of 2011 at