The British Embassy in The Gambia maintains and develops relations between the UK and The Gambia.

Find out more on our UK and The Gambia news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting The Gambia. You can access UK government services while in The Gambia.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in The Gambia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call 00220 4495134. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in The Gambia, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Banjul.

Other consular services

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in The Gambia.

Our people

Sharon Wardle

Sharon Wardle

British Ambassador to The Gambia

Contact us

British Embassy Banjul

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507
Banjul

Banjul
Gambia

Consular Section

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507

Banjul
Gambia

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