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                        The United States Embassy in Banjul, The Gambia informs the general public that the Consular Section will be temporarily closed, effective July 8, 2019 until further notice.  This is a temporary closure and this website will be updated when the Consular Section re-opens.


                        Applicants for nonimmigrant visas may apply at any U.S. Embassy or Consulate.  To submit a routine nonimmigrant visa application, please visit www.www.bjsltd88.com or ais.usvisa-info.com to schedule an interview at any other U.S. embassy or consulate.   Please note that nonimmigrant Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fees (also known as visa application fees) are generally non-refundable and non-transferable to another person or for use in another country.  However, the MRV fee is valid and may be used for a visa application in Banjul within one year of the date of payment.


                        On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that allows continued implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.).   Certain nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link.


                        As of November 29, 2016, Chinese citizens with 10-year B1, B2 or B1/B2 visas in Peoples’ Republic of China passports are required to update their biographical and other information from their visa application through the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) before travelling to the United States. This update must be done every two years, or upon getting a new passport or B1, B2, or B1/B2 visa, whichever occurs first. 

                        EVUS enrollment is available at www.EVUS.gov. There is currently no fee for EVUS enrollment.  Until a fee is implemented, travelers can enroll in EVUS without charge. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will keep visa holders informed of new information at www.cbp.gov/EVUS




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                        Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for The Gambia. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul.

                        This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Embassy in Banjul.