Reconsider travel to Liberia due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Liberia due to COVID-19.
Liberia has resumed airport operations. Business operations have also resumed as have schools for grades six through twelve. Other improved conditions have been reported within Liberia. 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 safety and security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Liberia:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to the risk indicators.