Passport and Visa requirements

  Passport Required Return Ticket Required Visa Required
British Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes No/1


Passport valid for at least three months following departure date required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Passport Note:
(a) Some nationals will require a transit visa; enquire with airline for details.
(b) All visitors must hold return or onward tickets, all documents for their next destination and sufficient funds for their stay.


Not required by all nationals referred to in the chart for stays up to 90 days except:
(a) nationals of the USA;
(b) 1. nationals of Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Spain;
(c) transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft within two hours provided holding valid onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the Consulate General to check visa requirements.

Extensions are available from the Immigration Department in Banjul.

Visa application form (pdf, 758 kb)
Tourist information about The Gambia (in Swedish) (pdf, 135 kb)