Visa policy of the Gambia
Visa policy map
1 - must obtain an entry clearance from the Gambian Immigration prior to travel unless traveling as a tourist on a charter flight.
2 - may enter using the national identity card instead of a passport.
Holders of diplomatic, official, service or consular passports issued to nationals of Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia do not require a visa.
Visa on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival:
Transit without a visa
Transit without a visa is available only in cases of a maximum transit time of two hours by the same aircraft and does not apply to holders of Palestinian documents.
Nationals of other countries and territories require a visa to visit The Gambia and in case of Algeria, Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Hong Kong, Libya, Madagascar, Moldova, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan and Tunisia in addition to a visa must obtain an entry clearance from the Gambian Immigration prior to travel, unless they are traveling as a tourist on a charter flight.