Gambian Business Visa Requirements for US Citizens

A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

Gambian Visa Application Form:

One signed Gambia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Gambia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Gambia visa.

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR – you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

Business Letter:

Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

Residency Status:

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Gambia Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid for 1 year based on the consulate’s discretion.

Gambian Visa Processing Time:
Gambia visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit.

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Gambian Tourist Visa Requirements for US Citizens

A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

Gambian Visa Application Form:

One signed Gambia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Gambia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Gambia visa.

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR – you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

Click here for Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options

Gambia Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid based on the consulates discretion.

Gambian Visa Processing Time:
Gambia visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit.

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Gambian Transit Visa Requirements for US Citizens

A valid passport and visa are required to transit this destination.

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

Gambian Visa Application Form:

One signed Gambia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Gambia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Gambia visa.

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR – you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets.

Other Requirements:

A copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).

Click here for Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options

Gambia Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid based on the consulates discretion.

Gambian Visa Processing Time:
Gambia visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit.

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Gambian Diplomat/Official Visa Requirements for US Citizens:

A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).

Gambian Visa Application Form:

One signed Gambia visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Gambia visa application forms may delay the processing of your Gambia visa.

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR – you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

Other Forms:

Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.

Proof Of Departure:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency’s letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.

Click here for Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options

Gambia Visa Validity:
Visa Validity is based on the decision of the Consulate.

Gambian Visa Processing Time:
Gambia visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Gambia Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit.

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.