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Gambia Visa From India

Capital City:
Banjul
Currency:
Dalasi (GMD)
Local Time:
GMT
Telephone Code :
+ 220
Bank:
Some banks open on Saturday morning, closed on Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 GMD (Gambian Dalasi) is equivalent to 1.42 INR

Check List

BUSINESS VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from a registered company/organization: Original/scanned copy invitation letter from the Invitee organization on its letter-head pad stating the purpose of travel, duration of stay and other necessary details with invitee’s signature.
  7. Forwarding Letter from employer: A letter from the employer on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, his purpose and assigned roles during the visit, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc.
  8. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  9. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer Company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  10. Personal ITR Certificate: Income Tax Return Certificate for a period of last 3 years (Recommended).
  11. Company ITR Certificate: Income Tax Return Certificate on company’s tax returns for a period of last 3 years (Recommended).
  12. Copy of Incorporation Certificate: Scanned copy of a valid Incorporation Certificate in case the applicant is the owner of/employed by the company.
  13. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  14. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.

 

TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENT:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from Tour Operator/Trip Itinerary: A Letter of Guarantee/Confirmed Invitation from a licensed tour operator or travel agency outlining your day to day trip plan, details of the arrangements made and the undertaking on your repatriation.
  7. Forwarding Letter from employer: A letter from the employer on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, his purpose and assigned roles during the visit, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc.
  8. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  9. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer Company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  10. Personal ITR Certificate: Income Tax Return Certificate for a period of last 3 years (Recommended).
  11. Company ITR Certificate: Income Tax Return Certificate on company’s tax returns for a period of last 3 years (Recommended).
  12. Copy of Incorporation Certificate: Scanned copy of a valid Incorporation Certificate in case the applicant is the owner of/employed by the company.
  13. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  14. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.

 

FAMILY VISA REQUIREMENT:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from a physical person: Original/scanned copy invitation letter from the Invitee stating the nature of mutual relationship, the purpose of travel, duration of stay, address and other necessary details with invitee’s signature.
  7. Invitee’s Tenancy Agreement/Utility Bill copy: A scanned copy of tenancy agreement/utility bill of the invitee’s residence if your address during your stay is expected to be the same.
  8. Forwarding Letter from employer: A letter from the employer on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, his purpose and assigned roles during the visit, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc.
  9. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  10. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer Company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  11. Medical Certificate: The original certificate issued after general health checkup and screening by a designated panel doctor. This certifies that the applicant is in good health and qualifies for the health standard set by immigration.
  12. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.

 

STUDENT VISA REQUIREMENT:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  7. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer Company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  8. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  9. Academic Certificates and Transcripts: Authenticated original academic certificates and transcripts issued from the previously attended academic institutions.
  10. Enrollment Letter: Original and copy of the Letter of Offer/Letter of Enrollment from an overseas academic institution confirming the student’s admission into a specific study program.
  11. Payment Receipt of Tuition Fees: Copy of the receipt acquired as a proof of advance tuition fee payment to the academic institution.
  12. Accommodation Confirmation: A confirmation of accommodation into a dormitory/student hostel or private tenancy for a specific period.

 

WORK VISA REQUIREMENT:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  1. Reference: Reference No Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Gambia
  1. Employment Letter: An employment letter Issued by the registered company.
  2. Academic Certificates and Transcripts: Authenticated original academic certificates and transcripts issued from the previously attended academic institutions.

 

DIPLOMATIC/OFFICIAL VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Relevant pages of Passports: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant.
  3. Photograph: Two color passport sized photographs not more than 6 months old.
  4. Photo ID card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Note Verbal: A letter from the respective government office for its service holder, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be reporting to his/her duty as per schedule.
  7. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.