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Passport Services

Passport Services are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  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.

APPOINTMENTS:  Please click here for complete information about applying for a U.S. passport, renewals, fees and downloadable application forms. 

Passport Forms:

To apply for a passport, you can

1. Complete Application Online, or
2. Download Application Form (DS-82) (PDF 81.2KB) 

ACS Hours and Contact

  • U.S. Embassy Banjul is located at 
    92 Kairaba Avenue in Fajara,
    The Gambia. 

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
                  2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Telephone:  +(220) 439-2856 or 
                        +(220) 437-6169 ext. 2130

     All routine consular services are provided by appointment only to all U.S. citizens visiting or residing in The Gambia.

    APPOINTMENTS:  Please click here to schedule an appointment for all U.S. passport, Report of Birth Abroad, Notary or other Consular Services.

    Holiday Schedule: 
    American and Gambian public holidays

    Official Exchange Rate:  D43.00 dalasis = U.S. $1.00
    (Updated June 25, 2015)


    With effect from March 6, 2015 the only dollar bills with series 2009 will be accepted at the counter. We are sorry for any inveniences this may cause you. (Updated March 6, 2015)