The British High Commission in The Gambia maintains and develops relations between the UK and The Gambia.
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. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in The Gambia, call 020 7008 1500.
Get 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
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in The Gambia.
British High Commission Banjul