Liberia visa requirements for Gambians

Travel and visa requirements

Liberian Visa is not required for Gambians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Gambia are not required to apply for a visa to travel to Liberia for a variable duration of at least 30 days depending on the embassy’s decision.
  • Passports of citizens are required to be valid from the time of entry.
  • Visitors must provide a Yellow Fever certificate of vaccination at the port of entry.
  • Passports of visitors must have at least one blank page available for entry stamps.
  • Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Liberia entry permits.
  • Visitors are not allowed to report not more than $10,000 upon entry and $7,500 on exiting the country.
  • Computer-generated flight itinerary clearly showing the applicant’s name is required from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Liberia.
  • Cats and dogs must be accompanied by an import permit issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, a veterinary certificate of good health, and a certificate of vaccination against Rabies issued in the home country.
  • Travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • Liberia is on the Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) hence, there is no time difference between The Gambia and Liberia.
  • The estimated flight time from Banjul, the Gambia to Liberia is 1 hour, 51 minutes.
  • In Liberia, the climate is tropical, hot and humid all year round.
  • Liberia has a rainy season from May to October due to the African monsoon, and pretty frequent rains in the other months, except in the short dry season that runs from December to February, which is more marked in the north.
  • In Liberia the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B and F. The standard voltage is 120 / 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 / 50 Hz.
  • The natural beauty of its landscape and fascinating tribal history and culture of Liberia are its main draws for tourists in the diaspora.
  • Liberia is a multilingual country where more than thirty languages are spoken with English as its official language.
  • A vast majority of Liberia's population practices Christianity with Muslims comprising 12.2% of the population largely by the Mandingo and Vai ethnic groups.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Liberia?

Liberia can be considered as relatively safe but you still need to be on your guard almost everywhere especially in areas that are not dominated by foreigners. 

What is the capital of Liberia?

Monrovia is the capital city of Liberia. It is located on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado with 29% of the total population of Liberia, Monrovia is the country's most populous city.

Are there mosquitoes in Liberia?

The weather is favourable for an extreme level of mosquito activity, hence, there are mosquitoes in the country. Visitors are required to purchase Malaria pills, mosquito nets and repellents.