ENTRY INTO THE GAMBIA:    

Subject to the conditions of the Immigration Act any person who is seeking to enter into or reside in the Gambia must be;  

(a) A person who possesses special immigration status;

(b) In possession of valid pass or permit

(c) A dependent of a person who falls within the provisions of paragraph (a) above.

Requirements

  • A passport with a Visa (if not exempted from the requirements of being in possession of a valid visa for entry into The Gambia)
  • Employment documents,
  • International certificates of health valid for such entry
  • visible means of support 
  • A return ticket or cash equivalent to the cost of an air ticket
  • A visa valid to the final destination if Gambia is the transiting country
  • Entry clearance where applicable 

Note: Visa for entry into The  Gambia can be obtained from all Gambian Embassies, missions and consulates abroad or any accredited representative of the Government of the Gambia or from immigration officers at various official ports of entry of The Gambia i.e Visa on arrival.

Citizens of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require a visa for entry into the Gambia. However, they must be in possession of a valid passport or other official identification documents. They are entitled to remain in the Gambia for 90 days, after which regularization of stay will be required.

VISA APPLICATIONS FROM OUTSIDE THE GAMBIA:

Visa from outside the Gambia are issued by the Gambia Embassies, Missions and Consulates abroad.

VISA FEES

The Fee for a Gambian Visa is D3000 OR its equivalence in foreign currency.

COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE VISA OR CLEARANCE TO ENTER THE GAMBIA

  1. ECOWAS COUNTRIES:

 

     2. COMMON WEALTH COUNTRIES:

 

 COUNTRIES THAT NEED VISA AND/OR CLEARANCE

  AFRICAN COUNTRIES:

  1. ALGERIA
  2. ANGOLA
  3. BURUNDI
  4. CAMEROUN
  5. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
  6. CHAD
  7. CONGO BRAZAVILLE
  8. COMOROS ISLAND
  9. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
  10. DJIBOUTI
  11. EGYPT
  12. ERITREA
  13. ETHIOPIA
  14. EQUITORIAL GUINEA
  15. GABON
  16. LIBYA
  17. MADAGASCAR
  18. MOZAMBIQUE
  19. RWANDA
  20. SOMALIA
  21. SOUTH AFRICA
  22. SOUTH SUDAN
  23. SUDAN

CARRIBEAN COUNTRIES

  1. BAHAMAS
  2. HAITI
  3. JAMAICA
  4. SANTA DOMINGO

MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES

  1. AFGHANISTAN
  2. BAHRAIN
  3. IRAN
  4. IRAQ
  5. ISRAEL
  6. JORDAN
  7. KUWAIT
  8. LEBANON
  9. OMAN
  10. PAKISTAN
  11. PALESTINE
  12. QATAR
  13. SAUDI ARABIA
  14. SYRIA
  15. YEMEN

OTHERS

  1. EAST TIMOR
  2. INDONESIA
  3. MAURITIUS
  4. PHILIPPINES
  5. SOUTH KOREA
  6. SRI LANKA
  7. SEYCHELLES

COUNTRIES THAT NEED ONLY VISA TO ENTER THE GAMBIA

WESTERN EUROPE

  1. AUSTRIA
  2. FRANCE
  3. PORTUGAL
  4. SPAIN
  5. SWITZERLAND
  6. TURKEY

NORTH AMERICA

  1. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

EASTERN EUROPE

  1. ARMENIA
  2. AZERBAIJAN
  3. BELARUS
  4. BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA
  5. CZECH REPUBLIC
  6. ESTONIA
  7. GEORGIA
  8. KAZAKHSTAN
  9. KYRGYZSTAN
  10. LATVIA
  11. LITHUANIA
  12. MOLDOVA
  13. ROMANIA
  14. RUSSIA
  15. SLOVENIA
  16. SLOVAKIA
  17. TAJIKISTAN
  18. TURKMENISTAN
  19. UKRAINE
  20. UZBEKISTAN

COUNTRIES THAT NEED ONLY CLEARANCE TO ENTER GAMBIA.

AFRICAN COUNTRIES

  1. KENYA
  2. NAMIBIA
  3. TUNISIA
  4. UGANDA
  5. ZIMBABWE

ASIAN COUNTRIES

  1. CHINA
  2. INDIA
  3. JAPAN
  4. MYANMAR
  5. MONGOLIA
  6. THAILAND
  7. VIETNAM

LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES

  1. ARGENTINA
  2. BRAZIL
  3. CHILE
  4. COLOMBIA
  5. COSTA RICA
  6. EL SALVADOR
  7. GUATEMALA
  8. HONDURAS
  9. MEXICO
  10. NICARAGUA
  11. PANAMA
  12. PARAGUAY
  13. PERU
  14. URUGUAY

IMPORTANT IMMIGRATION NOTICE

Prospective travellers must note that the possession of the appropriate document (s) does not guarantee a right of entry. Travellers may be refused entry into Gambia if they fall within the category of prohibited immigrants or if they do not satisfy immigration requirements at the port of entry. Government of  The Gambia will not be financially responsible for their repatriation.

 

DEVELOPER

PIC

Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer