Can be paid at the Embassy window on applicant’s scheduled appointment. Can be paid in U.S. Dollars, Gambian Dalasis, or with an major debit/credit card.
U.S. Embassy Banjul is located at 92 Kairaba Avenue in Fajara, The Gambia.
Passport Services are available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.
All routine consular services at the U.S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia are provided by appointments only to all U.S. citizens visiting or residing in The Gambia.
Emergency cases (such as medical emergencies, deaths or arrests involving American citizens) may still be handled on a walk-in basis during normal Embassy hours, or after hours by calling the Embassy duty officer.
The American Citizen Services Section is closed to the public on American and Gambian public holidays.
All routine consular services are provided by appointment only to all U.S. citizens visiting or residing in The Gambia.
Official Exchange Rate: D62.00 dalasi = U.S. $1.00
(Updated November 14, 2023)
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.