Liberia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Liberia

Liberia summary

Liberia is a medium sized country with around 5M Liberian. Official language is English. Liberia uses imperial system (pounds, feet, °F). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Currency used in Liberia is Liberian Dollar (LRD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 206
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 187

ATMs in Liberia are Rare. Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps.

🏙️ Monrovia
🗣️ English
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~205 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 111k km2 (43k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Liberia uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

Languages 🗣️

  • English


Currency 💱

100 LRD = 0.48 USD

Liberia uses the Liberian dollar (symbol: $), code LRD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10 and 5 cents.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in Liberia. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Liberia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Liberia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Liberia, dial +, then 231 (the country code for Liberia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Liberia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

international: + 231 21 1234567
calling local: 021 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Liberia is on average 2.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Liberia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 8,981.64 LRD, which includes 10 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Lonestar Cell, Novafone or Orange.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Liberian embassies

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