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 abroad, read our dedicated coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you’re in The Gambia and you need advice which is not covered by reading 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 00220 4495133.

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

Sharon Wardle

British High Commissioner to The Gambia

Contact us

British High Commission Banjul

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507
Banjul

Banjul
The Gambia

We are currently experiencing technical issues with one of our main telephone number. Please phone us on +44 (0)1908 516666 should you encounter difficulties contacting us.

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-banjul
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: UKinTheGambia@fco.gov.uk

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Consular Section

48 Atlantic Road
Fajara
PO Box 507

Banjul
The Gambia

We are currently experiencing technical issues with one of our main telephone number. Please phone us on +44 (0)1908 516666 should you encounter difficulties contacting us.

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-banjul
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email: UKinTheGambia@fco.gov.uk

Access and opening times