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Alert: New Travel Advisory for The Gambia Issued
March 1, 2020

The previously issued Global Level 4 Travel Advisory has been de-escalated, and a country-specific Travel Advisory of Level 3 has been issued for The Gambia.  The Gambia has imposed several COVID-19 requirements for travel to or within the country, please see our Embassy COVID-19 Information Page for additional details on these regulations.

Level 3:  Reconsider travel to The Gambia due to COVID-19.  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 3 Travel Health Notice for The Gambia due to COVID-19.

The Gambia resumed some transportation options and business operations.  Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 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.