Embassy of Nigeria in Banjul


The Nigerian Embassy in Gambia is a bilateral mission in Banjul and promotes Nigerian interests in Gambia. The embassy of Nigeria also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Gambia. The Nigerian Embassy in Banjul is headed by Mrs Esther John Audu, High Commissioner of Nigeria to Gambia.


Nigerian High Commission in Banjul, the Gambia Garba Jahumpa Road Bakau Newtown P.O. Box 630 Banjul Gambia


(+220) 449 5803 / 4 or (+220) 449 4305


(+220) 449 6456





Mrs Esther John Audu, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.00-16.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Gambia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Nigerian 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 Nigeria

For all Nigerian visa related matters contact the embassy in Banjul before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+220) 449 5803 / 4 or (+220) 449 4305 or email marinajamila@yahoo.co.uk

Consulates of Nigeria in Gambia

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

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

Nigerian Consulates in Gambia

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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