Gambia visa exemption & requirements

As of 2020, regular passport holders from 158 countries visiting Gambia for tourism purposes including Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Austria and Azerbaijan Do Not require a visa and will be granted permission for short-term stay on arrival.
Gambia Visa Required Visa Not Required E-visa Visa On Arrival

Gambian visa exempt countries

To enter Gambia for a short term visit, citizens of the following countries are able to travel in Gambia without a visa:

Asia

Nationals from 23 countries in Asia are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 9 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Afghanistan Visa required No No
Armenia Visa not required N/A No No
Azerbaijan Visa not required N/A No No
Bangladesh Visa not required 90 days No No
Bhutan Visa not required 90 days No No
Brunei Visa not required 90 days No No
Cambodia Visa not required 90 days No No
China Visa required No No
Timor-Leste Visa not required 90 days No No
Georgia Visa required No No
India Visa not required 3 months No No
Indonesia Visa not required 90 days No No
Japan Visa required N/A No No
Kazakhstan Visa not required N/A No No
Kyrgyzstan Visa required No No
Laos Visa not required 90 days No No
Malaysia Visa not required 90 days No No
Maldives Visa not required No No
Mongolia Visa required N/A No No
Myanmar Visa required N/A No No
Nepal Visa not required 90 days No No
North Korea Visa not required 90 days No No
Pakistan Visa not required N/A No No
Philippines Visa not required 90 days No No
Singapore Visa not required 90 days No No
South Korea Visa not required 90 days No No
Sri Lanka Visa not required 90 days No No
Tajikistan Visa not required N/A No No
Thailand Visa required No No
Turkmenistan Visa not required N/A No No
Uzbekistan Visa not required N/A No No
Vietnam Visa required N/A No No

Europe

Nationals from 45 countries in Europe are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 1 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Albania Visa not required 90 days No No
Andorra Visa not required 90 days No No
Austria Visa not required N/A No No
Belarus Visa not required 90 days No No
Belgium Visa not required 90 days No No
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required No No
Bulgaria Visa not required 90 days No No
Croatia Visa not required 90 days No No
Cyprus Visa not required 90 days No No
Czech Republic Visa not required N/A No No
Denmark Visa not required 90 days No No
Estonia Visa not required No No
Finland Visa not required 90 days No No
France Visa not required N/A No Yes
Germany Visa not required 90 days No No
Greece Visa not required 90 days No No
Hungary Visa not required 90 days No No
Iceland Visa not required 90 days No No
Ireland Visa not required 90 days No No
Italy Visa not required 90 days No No
Latvia Visa not required N/A No No
Liechtenstein Visa not required 90 days No No
Lithuania Visa required No No
Luxembourg Visa not required 90 days No No
North Macedonia Visa not required 90 days No No
Malta Visa not required 90 days No No
Moldova Visa not required N/A No No
Monaco Visa not required 90 days No No
Montenegro Visa not required 90 days No No
Netherlands Visa not required 90 days No No
Norway Visa not required 90 days No No
Poland Visa not required 90 days No No
Portugal Visa not required 90 days No No
Romania Visa not required 90 days No No
Russia Visa not required N/A No No
San Marino Visa not required 90 days No No
Serbia Visa not required 90 days No No
Slovakia Visa not required N/A No No
Slovenia Visa not required N/A No No
Spain Visa not required N/A No No
Sweden Visa not required 90 days No No
Switzerland Visa not required N/A No No
Turkey Visa not required 90 days No No
Ukraine Visa not required N/A No No
United Kingdom Visa not required 90 days No No
Kosovo Visa not required N/A No No

Africa

Nationals from 53 countries in Africa are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 0 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Algeria Visa not required N/A No No
Angola Visa not required N/A No No
Benin Visa not required No No
Botswana Visa not required N/A No No
Burkina Faso Visa not required No No
Burundi Visa not required N/A No No
Cameroon Visa not required N/A No No
Cape Verde Visa not required No No
Central African Republic Visa not required N/A No No
Chad Visa not required N/A No No
Comoros Visa not required N/A No No
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa not required N/A No No
Djibouti Visa not required N/A No No
Egypt Visa not required N/A No No
Equatorial Guinea Visa not required N/A No No
Eritrea Visa not required N/A No No
Ethiopia Visa not required N/A No No
Gabon Visa not required N/A No No
Ghana Visa not required 90 days No No
Guinea Visa not required No No
Côte d'Ivoire Visa not required 90 days No No
Kenya Visa not required 90 days No No
Lesotho Visa not required 90 days No No
Liberia Visa not required No No
Libya Visa not required N/A No No
Madagascar Visa not required N/A No No
Malawi Visa not required 90 days No No
Mali Visa not required No No
Mauritania Visa not required 90 days No No
Mauritius Visa not required 90 days No No
Morocco Visa not required 90 days No No
Mozambique Visa not required N/A No No
Namibia Visa not required 90 days No No
Niger Visa not required No No
Nigeria Visa not required No No
Rwanda Visa not required N/A No No
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa not required N/A No No
Senegal Visa not required 90 days No No
Seychelles Visa not required 90 days No No
Sierra Leone Visa not required 90 days No No
Somalia Visa not required N/A No No
South Africa Visa not required N/A No No
Sudan Visa not required N/A No No
Eswatini Visa not required 90 days No No
Tanzania Visa not required 90 days No No
Togo Visa not required No No
Tunisia Visa not required No No
Uganda Visa not required 90 days No No
Zambia Visa not required 90 days No No
Zimbabwe Visa not required 90 days No No
Republic of the Congo Visa not required N/A No No
Guinea-Bissau Visa not required No No
South Sudan Visa not required N/A No No

Central America and Caribbean

Nationals from 15 countries in Central America and Caribbean are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 5 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Antigua and Barbuda Visa not required 90 days No No
Bahamas Visa not required 90 days No No
Barbados Visa not required 90 days No No
Belize Visa not required 90 days No No
Costa Rica Visa required N/A No No
Cuba Visa not required 90 days No No
Dominica Visa not required 90 days No No
Dominican Republic Visa not required 90 days No No
El Salvador Visa required N/A No No
Grenada Visa not required 90 days No No
Guatemala Visa required N/A No No
Haiti Visa not required 90 days No No
Honduras Visa not required 90 days No No
Jamaica Visa not required 90 days No No
Nicaragua Visa required N/A No No
Panama Visa required N/A No No
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required 90 days No No
Saint Lucia Visa not required 90 days No No
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required 90 days No No
Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required No No

South America

Nationals from 6 countries in South America are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 6 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Argentina Visa required N/A No No
Bolivia Visa not required N/A No No
Brazil Visa required N/A No No
Chile Visa not required No No
Colombia Visa required N/A No No
Ecuador Visa not required N/A No No
Guyana Visa not required 90 days No No
Paraguay Visa required N/A No No
Peru Visa required N/A No No
Suriname Visa not required 90 days No No
Uruguay Visa required N/A No No
Venezuela Visa not required 90 days No No

Oceania

Nationals from 13 countries in Oceania are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 1 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Australia Visa not required 90 days No No
Fiji Visa not required 90 days No No
Kiribati Visa not required 90 days No No
Marshall Islands Visa required No No
Micronesia Visa not required 90 days No No
Nauru Visa not required 90 days No No
New Zealand Visa not required 90 days No No
Palau Visa not required 90 days No No
Papua New Guinea Visa not required 90 days No No
Samoa Visa not required 90 days No No
Solomon Islands Visa not required 90 days No No
Tonga Visa not required 90 days No No
Tuvalu Visa not required 90 days No No
Vanuatu Visa not required 90 days No No

Middle East

Nationals from 2 countries in Middle East are exempt from Gambia visa, while those from 11 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Bahrain Visa not required N/A No No
Iran Visa required No No
Iraq Visa required No No
Israel Visa required No No
Jordan Visa required No No
Kuwait Visa required No No
Lebanon Visa required No No
Oman Visa required No No
Qatar Visa required No No
Saudi Arabia Visa required No No
Syria Visa required No No
United Arab Emirates Visa not required 90 days No No
Yemen Visa required No No

North America

Only citizens from Canada do not need visas, while nationals from 2 other countrie(s) in North America are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Gambia.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Canada Visa not required 90 days No No
Mexico Visa required N/A No No
United States Visa required No No

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