AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES
Emergency Contact Information
For an emergency involving an American citizen in The Gambia, you can reach us during weekday hours at:
American Citizen Services
Tel: (220) 439-2856 or 437-6169 ext. 2130
Fax: (220) 439-2475
We are located at 92 Kairaba Avenue in Fajara, The Gambia.
Emergencies such as medical emergencies, deaths or arrests involving American citizens will still be handled on a walk-in basis. American Citizens who need emergency services are welcome to come during normal U.S. Embassy hours which are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
If you are an American citizen with an after hours emergency (including weekends or holidays), please call our Duty Officer at +220 796 2710 for assistance.
If you have questions or concerns about safety or security-related issues, you are encouraged to contact the Consular Section at the Embassy by sending an email message to ConsularBanjul@state.gov.
The Department of State's Office for Overseas Citizen Services can be reached at:
From within the U.S. 1-888-407-4747
From outside the U.S. 1-202-501-4444
TRAVEL ALERTS AND WARNINGS
ACS Hours and Contact
U.S. Embassy Banjul is located at
92 Kairaba Avenue in Fajara,
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Telephone: +(220) 439-2856 or
+(220) 437-6169 ext. 2130
Effective September 6, 2011, all routine consular services will be 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.
American and Gambian public holidays
Official Exchange Rate: D36.00 dalasis = U.S. $1.00
(Updated April 30, 2013)