United Kingdom Tourist Visa For Gambia (90 Day Visa Free Period)

This page provides visa information for UK Citizens wanting to travel to Gambia.

Important Information

British Citizens do not require a visa for visits of up to 28 days to The Gambia, however you can extend this to up to 90 days by applying to the Immigration Office in Banjul or the Tourist Police Stations in the Tourism Development Area. Your passport should be valid for the duration of your intended stay.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to Gambia only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments


The information found here is based on the response provided by the Gambian embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel. If you wish to travel for longer than the visa-free period, you should speak to the Gambian embassy directly on 0207 229 8066.

Travel Requirements

In order to travel to Gambia there are a few requirements. Click on the icon below to learn more about each one.

Visa Not Required

Citizens of the United Kingdom can enter Gambia without a visa for up to 90 days.


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