Factsheet: Gambian Passport Holders Can Travel to 70 Destinations without Visa

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The Gambian Passport takes you to 40 countries without a visa, to 29 other countries where holders are given a visa upon arrival, and 1 country an electronic travel authorisation (eTA)

By: Louise S A Taylor (@AlsanLouise)

Globally, the strength of national passports is ranked based on the number of countries that allow its holders to enter without a visa, enter by obtaining visa on arrival, or with an electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA).

Based on this ranking, the Gambian passport is ranked 70th in the world, by Passport Index, a real-time global passport ranking tool.  It compares passports of 193 United Nations member countries and 6 territories based on official information provided by governments.

According to the Index, Gambian passport holders can enter a total of 70 destinations either without a visa (visa-free), visa-on-arrival or with an eTA.

There are currently a total of 40 countries that Gambian passport holders can travel to visa-free.  Another 29 countries allow Gambian passport holders to enter visa-on-arrival, and one eTA destination.

On the other hand, there are 128 destinations that Gambian passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa. Some of the destinations for which a prior visa is required includes the United States, European Union, the United Kingdom, and Japan.

Here is the list of countries that Gambian passport holders can travel to visa-free, visa-on-arrival or with an eTA.

40 Visa Free Accesses29 Visa on Arrival1 eTA
BahamasAngolaSri Lanka
BangladeshBolivia 
BarbadosBurundi 
BelizeCambodia
BeninComoros
BotswanaCongo
Bukina FasoCuba
Cape VerdeDjibouti
Cote d’IvoireEthiopia
DominicaGabon
EswatiniIndia
FijiIran
GhanaLaos
GrenadaMadagasca
GuineaMaldives
Guinea-BissauMozambique
HaitiNamibia
JamaicaNepal
KenyaNicaragua
LesothoPalau
LiberiaRwanda
MalawiSaint Lucia
MalaysiaSamoa
MaliSeychelles
MauritaniaSomalia
MauritiusSouth Sudan
NigerSuriname
NigeriaTimor-Leste
PhilippinesTuvalu
Saint Kitts and Nevis 
Senegal 
Sierra Leone 
Singapore 
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 
Tanzania 
Togo 
Trinidad and Tobago 
Tunisia 
Uganda 
Vanuatu 

 

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