How to Get a Tourist Visa for Gambia

Gambia Tourist Visa

Gambia Tourist Visa

This tiny, thin country is a hidden gem with some pretty good seafood restaurants. If you are interested in going to the Gambia, the process is pretty straightforward.  You will need to get a Tourist Visa for Gambia.  The one step that might be a hurdle in the visa process is the interview.

In order to avoid having to go through all that mess, try to have all your paperwork in order when you apply for the visa.

If you are looking for other types of visas to Gambia, go to my Gambia visa page.

  • Visa required for U.S. citizens: Yes
    • U.S. citizens can get a 5-year multiple-entry visa for The Gambia.
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens:
    • If you are not from the U.S., check this list here at the Gambia Tourism Authority to see if you need a visa.
Find your closest consulate

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here

If you’re inside the U.S.: The consulate to process visas for those passport holders living in the United States is as follows:

Embassy of the Republic of The Gambia in Washington D.C.

Gather documentation

For those applying to the Embassy of The Gambia in Washington D.C., the required documents are listed here.

US Visa fees
Submit materials
  • Submit your materials from Step 2 with the visa fee you got in Step 3 to the consulate you found in Step 1.
  • Processing time will depend on if you got Regular or Rush service.
Receive your visa

Congratulations! The embassy/consulate will return to you your passport with visa.

Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here.

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