Reconsider travel to The Gambia due to COVID-19. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire travel advisory.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for The Gambia due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC’s specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 related restrictions and conditions in The Gambia.
Exercise Increased Caution In:
- The Gambia’s southern border area adjacent to Senegal’s Casamance region due to the potential presence of landmines.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to The Gambia:
The Gambia’s Southern Border with Senegal – Exercise Increased Caution
Some landmines from the Casamance conflict remain in the border region.
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.