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COVID-19 Information
December 20, 2022

Updated December 19, 2022

COVID-19 Information

The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers .

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter The Gambia? Yes
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No

On December 13, 2022, the Government of The Gambia lifted all COVID-related entry requirements.  U.S. citizens do not need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or need a negative COVID-19 test to enter The Gambia.

  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No

Quarantine Information 

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in The Gambia? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes

They are generally, but not always, available in one calendar day. COVID-19 testing is available at several Gambian government-run testing facilities including KMC, Senegambia and Brusubi Main Roundabout, adjacent to Petroleum House, WCR.  Testing is typically available at the Gambian government-run sites Monday – Friday and costs 2,500 dalasi (approximately $41.00).  Payment must be made prior to testing at EcoBank.

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