Gambia visa requirements for Comorans

TourismGambia visa requirements for Comorans

Basic Travel Requirements for Comorans visiting
Gambia

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Gambian Visa.


  • An original passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of travel and blank pages for stamps.
  • Completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 x 44 mm) not older than six months with a white background.
  • Letter from current employer, copy of business license, an official letter from school for students or proof of retirement.
  • Letter of invitation.
  • Copy of bank statement for the last six months
  • Proof of hotel booking/ reservation.
  • Proof of funds.
  • Flight reservation and return ticket.
  • Birth certificate and letter of permission for minors.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.
  • Visa fees

Gambia Visa for Comorans

Facts about Gambia


The Gambia is known for its wildlife and diverse ecosystem. There are various national parks in different locations around the country which offer various wildlife. Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve have animals like monkey, leopards, hippos, hyena and rare birds. Crocodiles can also be found in the Abuko Nature Reserve. Asides the abundance of wildlife, the country has beaches which also offer other exciting activities for tourists. Tourism in the Gambia has been on the rise since it started with 300 Swedish tourists in 1965.

Types of Gambia Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of StayTourist visa3-5 working days90 daysBusiness visa3-5 working days90 days

General Requirements for Gambia Visa


  • An original passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of travel and blank pages for stamps.
  • Completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 x 44 mm) not older than six months with a white background.
  • Letter from current employer, copy of business license, an official letter from school for students or proof of retirement.
  • Letter of invitation.
  • Copy of bank statement for the last six months
  • Proof of hotel booking/ reservation.
  • Proof of funds.
  • Flight reservation and return ticket.
  • Birth certificate and letter of permission for minors.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.
  • Visa fees

Gambia Tourist Visa Eligibility &
Requirements

  • A Gambian tourist visa is issued to individuals who want to tour the Gambia, go on vacation or other leisure purposes.
  • Those who want to visit friends and relatives, attend weddings and festivals can also apply for this visa.
  • This visa is issued for a short stay of 90 days.
  • Applicants are required have accommodation in the Gambia which could be a hotel or an apartment.
  • If you would be staying with a relative or friend during your trip, the address and contact details of your host, the relationship between you and the host and place(s) of visit during the trip is required.
  • A letter from your employer in Comoros is also required. The letter should state that your employer is aware of your trip and that you would return to your job after the trip.
  •  A bank statement not older than six months is required. This will serve as proof of sufficient funds for the traveler.
  • All individuals are to have a return trip ticket to Comoros as proof that they have the incentive of returning to their country after their trip.
  • As a tourist visa holder, you are not allowed to study or work in the Gambia.
  • Meeting all the requirements does not guarantee you having a visa. The immigration officer at the border will cross-check your documents to ensure you are not a threat to the country before you would be allowed in.
  • If you overstay your Gambian visa, you would be fined 1,000 dalasis per month of overstay on departure, payable in cash.

Gambia Business Visa Eligibility &
Requirements

  • The Gambian business visa is issued for commercial and trade activities.
  • Hiring of staff, negotiating and signing contracts, purchasing of business materials can all be done with a business visa.
  • A letter from your current employer, printed on the company’s letterhead is required. This letter should state your position and salary at work. It should also specify who would be the sponsor of your trip.
  • Self-employed applicants and business owners are required to submit a copy of their business registration and show proof that their tax payments are up-to-date.
  • If you are retired, proof of your retirement should be provided.
  • This visa also allows individuals to attend conferences, seminars and training.
  • However, pre-registration for the conference is required and the agenda for the conference should be included in the visa documents.
  • Your business partner/host in Comoros is required to send you a letter of invitation showing the details of the business to be carried out and if they would be the sponsor of the trip.
  • Business applicants should have a hotel reservation that would be valid for the duration of their trip.
  • You cannot engage in any form of employment or manual labor while on this trip.
  • The Gambia business visa is valid for 90 days and is extendable.

Gambia Visa Fees


Tourist visa

100.00 (USD)

Business visa

100.00 (USD)

Gambia Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
Comoros


Gambia

There is currently no Gambian embassy in Comoros. Applicants should apply for their visa in neighboring countries with a Gambian embassy/consulate.