In April 2021, the country of Sierra Leone conferred citizenship to people of the African Diaspora with valid genetic ancestry test results. The next citizenship ceremony was recently announced through an official press release from Monuments and Relics Commission.

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All individuals interested in citizenship must work through a certified Tour Operator in Sierra Leone or travel with African Ancestry on an African Ancestry Family Reunion.

To travel with African Ancestry, November 21 - December 4, 2021, register here by Oct 15. For specific questions about traveling with African Ancestry, email

For more information about citizenship guidelines and governmental requirements, please direct your inquiries to,, or and