The British High Commission 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 travelling in The Gambia, see The Gambia travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in The Gambia and you need advice which is not covered in our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you’re in The Gambia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +220 449 4470, +220 449 5578 or +44 1908 51 6666.

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 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.

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

David Belgrove OBE

British High Commissioner to The Gambia

Contact us

British High Commission Banjul

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507
Banjul
Banjul
The Gambia

Telephone
+220 449 4470 / 5578; +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
https://www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-banjul

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: UKinTheGambia@fcdo.gov.uk

Access and opening times

Consular Section

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507
Banjul
The Gambia

Consular assistance (24 hours)
+220 449 4470 / 5578; +44 1908 51 6666

Access to the consular section is by appointment only. For consular assistance (24 hours) please call +220 449 4470 or +220 449 5578.
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
https://www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-banjul

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: UKinTheGambia@fcdo.gov.uk

Access and opening times