We maintain and develop relations between the UK and The Gambia. The British Embassy in Banjul provides 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.

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

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

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.

Consular fees

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

Our people

Colin Crorkin MBE

Colin Crorkin MBE

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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