Public Holidays of The Gambia 2014


1st January      New Year's Day
13th January              Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
18th February            Independence Day
18th April      Good Friday
21st April         Easter Monday
1st May        Labour Day
22nd July        Revolution Day
28th July         Koriteh (End of Ramadan)
15th August    Assumption
4th October    Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice)
25th December    Christmas Day

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The Embassy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Embassy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is

effective from 1st January, 2014.


What we collect
We may collect the following information:

    name and contact information including email address
    demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers


What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    Internal record keeping.
    We may use the information to improve our services.
    We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
    We will never share your information with a third party.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial

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control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not

governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

The Embassy of the Republic of The Gambia in Brussels, Belgium is accredited to six (6) other countries namely Germany, Luxembourg, Holland, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is also accredited to the European Union and the ACP (African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States).
The core function of the Embassy is to provide bilateral and multilateral relations with Belgium and the countries of concurrent accreditation as well as the European Union.
The Embassy promotes and protects the interests of The Gambia and her citizens in Belgium and the countries of concurrent accreditation with a view to enhancing Gambia’s security and socio-economic development.
It also serves as a one-stop centre for the dissemination of information on trade, investment and tourism on Gambia as well as delivery of consular service to both Gambians and foreigners in Belgium and the countries of concurrent accreditation.


H.E. Ambassador Teneng Mba Jaiteh, Head of the Mission of Gambia to the EU.

1. Renunciation of Citizenship

General Requirements:
If you wish to renounce your citizenship you should submit the Embassy documents listed below with your application form C11, which your Lawyer, Notary or local authority should authenticate.   (Note that origional documents are required).  Failure to  produce the appropriate documents may lead to a  delay in your application.

- Warranty of Naturalisation and certified translation in English.  (applicable only to Gambia citizens in Germany ).
-Origional Passport.
-Fee of €85 (eighty-five euros).


2. Emergency Passports (only valid for one month).

3. Legalisation of documents.

4. Insertions/Corrections of documents.

5. Insertions/Rectification of documents.


Note:  Renewal of passports can only be done in The Gambia.

Embassy Address & Contact

Embassy  of The Republic of The Gambia
Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 126
B-1050 Brussels
Tel:   +32 (0)2 640 10 49
Fax:  +32 (0)2 646 32 77

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