Gambia Visa and Passport Requirements
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A passport valid for the duration of stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visitors to The Gambia must hold return or onward tickets, all documents for their next destination and sufficient funds for their stay.
Visas for The Gambia are not required by nationals referred to in the chart for stays of up to 90 days except:
• Nationals of the USA.
• Nationals of (1) Estonia, France, Portugal and Spain.
Nationals who do not require a visa are usually issued with a stamp on arrival valid for 28 days, and can extend this by a further 28 days at a time in Banjul (see below).
Tourists and others travelling on last-minute bookings will be allowed entry without a visa, but will be required to submit their passport to the department of immigration in Banjul within 48 hours to be issued a proper visa.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for The Gambia.
Single-entry visa: £20; multiple-entry visa: £40; single-entry visa on arrival: D1,000.
Five-year multiple-entry visa for US visitors: US$105.
For long-stay holidays, travellers must have their passport stamped in the Immigration Office in Banjul every 28 days. Extensions cost D500 for each extra month.