Gambian visa for Kenyan citizens

A visa is NOT required for Kenyan passport holders visiting Gambia for a short-term stay: 90 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Kenyan citizens to enter Gambia for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 90 days
Evisa Gambia e-visa for Kenyan citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Gambia visa on arrival for Kenyan citizens Not Available

Gambia tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Kenyan passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Gambia.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Gambia.

If you are looking for Gambia visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Kenya, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Gambia nearest your place of residence.

  • Addis Ababa: The Embassy of in Addis Ababa, ~ 1005.65 kilometers (624.88 mi) away from Nairobi, Kenya. (Working hours: Close now).
  • Jeddah: The Consulate General of in Jeddah, ~ 2395.81 kilometers (1488.69 mi) away from Nairobi, Kenya. (Working hours: Close now).

Gambia visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Gambia diplomatic mission offices to Kenya for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Kenya traveling to Gambia from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Kenya) estimated Change (%)
2008 126 N/A
2009 122 -3.17%
2010 78 -36.07%
2011 91 16.67%
2012 135 48.35%
2013 147 8.89%
2014 134 -8.84%
2015 386 188.06%
2016 387 0.26%
2017 449 16.02%
2018 475 5.79%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Gambia & Kenya comparison

Gambia's area is approximately 10,120 km2 (3,907 sq mi), while the area of Kenya is approximately 569,140 km2 (219,746 sq mi). This means Kenya is 56.24 times bigger than Gambia.

As of July 2021, Gambia's population is ~6.4 million people - 116,220,869 fewer people than the population of Kenya.

We have highlighted Gambia & Kenya’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Gambia Kenya Difference
Population (est 2021) 6,407,149 122,628,018 116.2 million fewer people live in Gambia than Kenya
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 28 5 Gambia has 23 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Kenya.
Travel freedom (2021) 45 43 Gambia passport holders can visit 2 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 18 94 Gambian hosts 76 fewer foreign missions than Kenya.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Kenya travel to Gambia in one year?

The number of visitors from Kenya visiting Gambia in 2018 was approximately 475.

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