The Gambia Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
November 15, 2021

The Gambia - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

O K E N H U T C

Exercise normal precautions in The Gambia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire travel advisory.

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for The Gambia due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.

Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 related restrictions and conditions in The Gambia.

Exercise Increased Caution In:

  • The Gambia’s southern border area adjacent to Senegal’s Casamance region due to the potential presence of landmines.

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to The Gambia:

The Gambia’s Southern Border with Senegal – Exercise Increased Caution

Some landmines from the Casamance conflict remain in the border region.

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

Travel Advisory Levels

Information for Vaccinated Travelers

The CDC's latest guidance on international travel for vaccinated people can be found here.

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Banjul
92 Kairaba Avenue, Fajara
Banjul
The Gambia
Telephone
+(220) 439-2856
Emergency
+(220) 439-2856
Fax
+(220) 439-2475

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