Gambia visa Information, Gambia Embassy address

Gambia Visa Information:


he Gambia has unique qualities over many other destinations. It is only six hours away from major European destinations, there is no jet lag, and it is a popular and affordable winter destination attracting tourists in search of sun, sea, sand and cultural experience of which this unique country has plenty.

Entry Requirements

Citizens of the United Kingdom, full members of the European Union, the Commonwealth, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and other nations with a reciprocal visa abolition agreement with The Gambia do not require a visa to enter the country; whether on holiday or on a business trip not exceeding 90 days.

All other nationalities should possess a visa, which is available from any of the Gambian embassies and consulates: London, Paris, Washington DC, Brussels, Taipei, Rabat, Jeddah, Havana, Dakar, Lagos, Freetown and Guinea Bissau.

Note: tourists and others traveling on last minute bookings will be allowed entry but will be required to submit their passport to the Department of Immigration in Banjul within 48 hours to be issued a proper visa.

Gabon is an independent republic which lies in the bight of Africa and forms part of the West Central Region of Africa. The capital city is Libreville. Other major towns are Franceville, Oyem, Lambarene and Port-Gentil. The official language is French.

Travel Insurance

Visitors are advised to take a comprehensive travel
insurance in advance of travel covering the following:

  • Baggage
  • Injury
  • Death
  • Illness
  • Personal belongings
  • Baggage damage / loss or delay
  • Duty Free

The following goods and quantities may be imported into The Gambia duty free:

  • Cigarettes – 200 sticks
  • Cigars – 50 sticks
  • Tobacco – 250 grams
  • Spirit – 1 litre Beer or wine 1 litre
  • Other goods – up to a value of D1000.00

For further information on duty free, please contact the Director General of Customs and Excise in Banjul.

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