We are the Republic of Sierra Leone's diplomatic mission to the United States and we are located 1701 19th Street NW, in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. The current Ambassador is MR. SIDIQUE ABOU-BAKARR WAI

Relations between the Republic of Sierra Leone and the United States of America began with Missionary activities in the 19th century through commercial activities. The relations since then have been cordial, giving rise to the establishment of a resident Embassy in Washington DC on Thursday, April 27, 1961, at the level of Charge d'Affaires A.I. Dr. W.H. Fitzjohn served in the capacity of Charge d'Affaires A.I. until June 26, 1961, when Dr. Richard Kelfa-Caulker was appointed as Sierra Leones first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America with residence in Washington DC

The Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington DC is accredited to the United States of America and concurrently accredited to the following countries with residence in Washington DC:

  • Canada
  • Jamaica
  • Brazil
  • Guyana
  • Venezuela
  • The Bahamas
  • Trinidad & Tobago