2BKaribbean Interview

2BKaribbean editor and vlogger Marissa Williams published her interview with Cynthia Lynn Blandford, Honorary Consul General of Liberia in Georgia, on April 6. The interview focuses on the Organization of African and Caribbean Consular Corps of Georgia. This organization unites the fourteen (14) African and Caribbean consulates in Georgia around a singular mission of representing their respective countries on matters of trade, travel, and tourism.

Watch the video below and click here to read what else the Honorary Consul General had to say about young people, women, and the African-Caribbean connection.

VISAs

On July 7, 2011, in , by Liberian Consulate

Need a VISA?

Download the Liberian Visa application.

For information on how to fill-out a visa application and for visa fees please see the attached form.  No personal checks, credit cards or cash are accepted. All money orders, Bank Drafts or Cashiers Cheques should be made payable to the Honorary Consul General Republic of Liberia Atlanta, Georgia.  Same day Rush is $75 and Next Day Rush is $50.  FEDEX all documents and fees to our mailing address or bring them to the Consulate Office (by appointment only).

Mailing Address:

Cynthia Lynn Blandford 
Honorary Consul General
Republic of Liberia
Consulate for the State of Georgia
225 Peachtree Street N.E., Suite 515
Peachtree Center   – South Tower
Atlanta, GA  30303

 

Need to Come by the Office?

If yo need to get your VISA at our office please be aware that  hours of operation are from 10:00 a.m.—2:30 p.m. and BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The Honorary Consul General’s Office is located in the Peachtree Center South Tower on the fifth floor in suite 515. Call to make your appointment today at (404) 565-1154  or to ask questions.

Office Address (VISA Processing is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

225 Peachtree Street N.E., Suite 515
Peachtree Center – South Tower
Atlanta, GA  30303

Requirements for Visa

When applying for a VISA you must provide the following documents:

  • Valid Passport. with at least 6 months left before expiration
  • Two (2) passport size photographs. (FULL Face view on White background)
  • Flight itinerary
  • Application for visa must be completed in duplicate.
  • Self addressed prepaid USPS/FEDEX envelope for return of passport (see mail restrictions)Mail or drop-off passport and all other documents listed above. Failure to include all items could lead to delays in processing of your visa.

Important Information about the Visa Process

  1. There is a waiting period of seven(7) working days for Visa processing.
  2. Applicants are advised to apply within two weeks of their travel date.
  3. Airlines by regulation, will not allow you to board without a valid visa.
  4. If you are a Liberian, living in the United States and have become a US citizen, you are required    to obtain a valid visa to travel to Liberia
  5. In accordance with International Health Regulations, all persons entering Liberia are also required to have a Valid Certificate of Immunization (YELLOW BOOK)
  6. ECOWAS Country Passports: GRATIS
  7. There is an additional fee of $75.00 for Same Day and $50.00 for Next Day service

Download the Liberian Visa application.

Traveling to Liberia?

Providing travel visas out of the Atlanta Consulate Office will provide easy access to those in the Southeastern United States who wish to travel to Liberia. Liberia is open for business and the Honorary Consul General is pleased to work with local business partners to identify opportunities for investment and trade. Liberia is rich in rubber, diamond, gold, oil palm, coffee, cocoa and other natural resources.  Special tax incentives will be provided for those who qualify through the Liberian Ministry of Finance.  Liberia has close historical ties to Georgia and we expect an upsurge in travel and tourism to the country in the near-term.

The Honorary Consul General Republic of Liberia, will officially begin to process travel visas to Liberia beginning Tuesday, July 5, 2011.

Cynthia Lynn Blandford, Honorary Consul General Republic of Liberia, has been given Authority by the Liberian Government to provide visa services to all who wish to travel to Liberia.

Effective July 5, 2011, hours of operation are from 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Please call to make an appointment at (404) 565-1154  or to ask questions. You can also e-mail the Consul General at info@liberianconsulatega.com.

Providing travel visas out of the Atlanta Consulate Office will provide easy access to those in the Southeastern United States who wish to travel to Liberia. Liberia is open for business and the Honorary Consul General is pleased to work with local business partners to identify opportunities for investment and trade. Liberia is rich in rubber, diamond, gold, oil palm, coffee, cocoa and other natural resources.  Special tax incentives will be provided for those who qualify through the Liberian Ministry of Finance.  Liberia has close historical ties to Georgia and we expect an upsurge in travel and tourism to the country in the near-term.

Liberia has 350 miles of  beautiful golden beaches, the Liberian Pigmy Hippo, Sapo National Forest and Monrovia is known as the surfing capital of the world. Tourists will visit Providence Island where the first African-Americans settled in the early 1800s and will learn more about the 10 African-American Presidents of Liberia, the founding fathers of the country.  Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is the first African female Head of State on the Continent of Africa who has brought peace and stability to the country, reduced the country’s debt and increased economic development and trade.

For information on how to fill-out a visa application and for visa fees please see the attached form. Download the  Liberian Visa Application. No personal checks, credit cards or cash are accepted. All money orders, Bank Drafts or Cashiers Cheques should be made payable to the Honorary Consul General Republic of Liberia Atlanta, Georgia.  Same day Rush is $75 and Next Day Rush is $50.  FEDX all documents and fees to 3695F Cascade Road #1118, Atlanta, GA  30331 USA or bring them to the Consulate Office (by appointment only).

The Honorary Consul General’s Office is located at the World Trade Center Atlanta. Call for your appointment today!