U.S. Citizen Services

The availability of regular consular service appointments at U.S. Embassy Banjul will be limited over the next few months.  If the appointments available do not meet your needs, you should apply at the U.S. Embassy in Dakar, Senegal.  Please visit U.S. Embassy Dakar’s website for instructions on how to apply for a passport, report of birth abroad, or a visa there.  If you have an emergency need for consular services, including emergency American Citizen Services, please contact us at 439-2856.

The American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit of the Consular Section provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in The Gambia. American Citizens Services consists of Special Consular Services, Passport Services, and Federal Benefits. Please see the relevant section for further information.

Emergency Contact Information

American Citizens in need of emergency services are welcome to come during regular office hours Mondays to Thursdays 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.

In case of a life or death emergency involving a United States citizen, please call the ACS office during regular office hours.

After hours, weekends or holidays, please call the duty officer at +220-437-5270.

Messages and Alerts

See all Messages and Alerts for U.S. Visitors to The Gambia.