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Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia (April 22, 2021)
April 22, 2021

Liberia – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Liberia due to crime.

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Liberia due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Liberia.

Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common, particularly in urban areas and on public beaches. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious crimes.

The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside greater Monrovia at night as U.S. government employees are prohibited from traveling outside the capital or between counties after dark (with the exception of travel to and from Roberts International Airport).

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Liberia:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.


U.S. Embassy Monrovia
502 Benson Street
+231 77-677-7000
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4717 or 202-501-4444
Liberia Country Information
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