After we published a guide on a how to apply for The Gambia visa, one of our followers ask: Which countries do not need visa to Gambia? They simply called, “Gambia visa free countries.”
Gambia is one of the most immigrant friendly countries in the world, with a very robust tourist centres spread across the country, no wonder there is influx of foreign nationals from Britain, United States, and the rest of the world.
Whether you’re planning to go to Gambia as a student, business man, tourist, or to work in there, you need to know if you really need visa to visit Gambia.
You need two most important document to visit any country:
- Passport (International Passport allows you to travel to any part of the world, provided you have the stipulated visa for your visit.)
While passport is a must, visa isn’t for some countries to travel to some countries. It depends on the immigration law of such countries.
So, what is visa?
“It is a stamp marked certificate (sometimes on the applicant’s passport) issued by the immigration office of a country indicating the applicant’s credentials have been authenticated and the applicant has been granted permission to enter the country for a temporary stay within a specified period.”
Which countries do not need visa to Gambia?
The nationals of the following countries can travel to The Gambia without a visa and allowed to stay up to a period of 90-day (unless otherwise noted):
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Cote d’Ivoire
- New Zealand
- North Korea
- Papua New Guinea
- Russia (56 days)
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- Vatican City
If your country is included in the list of countries that can visit The Gambia without a visa, the first you need to define the purpose of your visit.
Are you visiting for business, or for work or as a tourist? Without mincing word, Gambia is a good place for tourism.