Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days

Visa Implementing Decision and Increased Visa Fee

In accordance with Art. 25a of the Visa Code (cooperation on the readmission of irregular migrants) and based on a report of the European Commission, Schengen area Member States decided to temporarily adopt an implementing decision with respect to The Gambia. Visa fee was increased to 80 EUR.

When applying for a Schengen visa, citizens of The Gambia are required to observe the following:

  • all applicants must present all supporting documents when applying for a Schengen visa
  • holders of diplomatic and service passports must pay the visa fee
  • period to decide on an application is extended to 45 days (as opposed to 15 days)
  • only a single-entry Schengen visa can be issued

Gambian citizens living aboard applying for a Schengen visa also pay a visa fee of EUR 80. (The amount is collected in XOF)

Do I need a Schengen visa?

ID and visa provisions according to nationality for a stay of up to 90 days

Where to apply for a Schengen visa?

List of authorities or agencies competent for your visa application according to your place of residence

Application for Schengen visa and procedure

Requested documentation to submit with your application for a stay of up to 90 days

Schengen visa fees

Information regarding the Schengen visa fees

Schengen and your personal data

Information regarding the SIS, registration of your personal data and the authorities or persons who have access to it

Application procedure for urgent medical purposes (fast-track)

Expedited appointment schedule and checking process for medical or humanitarian purposes (urgent medical treatment, serious accident, loss in the family, etc.)