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Changes to UK Visa applications from The Gambia
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Online payment mandatory from 27th January 2014
All applications from The Gambia for a UK visa must be completed and paid for online from 27th January 2014.
All applications for a UK visa must be completed online using the online application system and paid for online in US Dollars before going to the visa application centre to submit a printed copy of the application form and biometric data.
Payment can be made online using a Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card or the e-wallet Skrill. Please ensure the payment method has sufficient funds before attempting a visa application. If you need to create an e-wallet account please ensure you do this a few days before attempting a visa application to ensure the funds are available to use during the application.
The visa application centre in The Gambia will only accept applications that have been submitted and paid online. From 27th January 2014 applicants cannot pay in cash at the visa centre.