Embassy of the United Kingdom in Banjul


The British Embassy in Gambia is a bilateral mission in Banjul and promotes British interests in Gambia. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Gambia. The British Embassy in Banjul is headed by Mr David Morley, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Gambia.


British High Commission in Banjul, Gambia 48 Atlantic Road Fajara P.O. Box 507 Banjul Gambia


(+220) 449 5133


(+220) 449 6134





Mr David Morley, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.00-15.00 Fri: 08.00-13.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Gambia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Banjul you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Banjul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukingambia.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+220) 449 5133 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Gambia

Next to the embassy in Banjul there could be additional British consulates located in Gambia.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Gambia.

British Consulates in Gambia

Next to the embassy in Banjul, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Gambia ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Banjul offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Gambia to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Gambia. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.