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Residing in The Gambia

All Non-Gambians residing in the Gambia are required to obtain a residence or work permit in order to reside and work inThe Gambia

TYPES OF RESIDENCE AND WORK PERMIT

1. RESIDENTIAL PERMIT A:  Is issued for resident only and the holder of such permit should not engage in any employment.

CONDITIONS ATTACHED

a. The person must have sufficient fund to support him/herself while residing in the Gambia

b. The person must be of good character

2. RESIDENTIAL PERMIT B: Is issued for resident and work.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES FOR RESIDENTIAL PERMITS

1. Application for all types of residential permits are usually made on a prescribed form and sunmitted to the Director General of Immigration together with the following documents:

a. A formal letter from the employer/sponsor accepting immigration responsibility on behalf of the applicant.

b. Two passport size photograph of the applicant

c. A photocopy of the applicants passport for new applicant

d. Photo copy of expired residential permit of the applicant (for renewal)

e. A photocopy of the recent Alien ID card if the applicant is a Non ECOWAS citizen

f. Payment of the appropiate fee as soon as the applicantion is approve.

FEES FOR RESIDENTIAL PERMITS

1. Residential permit A - D1500

2. Residential Permit B  for Non ECOWAS - D2500

3. Residential Permit B for ECOWAS - 1500

Note: All residential permit forms are D 100

 

VALIDITY OF RESIDENTIAL PERMIT

All residential permit expires on the 31st December.

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT FOR DEPENDENTS

The particulars of the dependents of holder of any Residential permit shall be endorsed on that permit.

 

 

 

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