Working in Gambia

The Gambia has an economy built on agriculture and tourism. The main exports are peanuts and fish, with 60% of all exports heading to China. The economy continues to develop and as a member of ECOWAS they have strong links within the region.

Working in Gambia

The Gambia can be a challenging place to relocate for work. The main industry is agriculture, though tourism also offers opportunities. Taxation is generally comparable to the rest of the region. Healthcare and education systems are underdeveloped and anyone working in the Gambia should explore private alternatives.

Gambia - Need To Know




Gambian Dalasi (GMD)

Dialling Code


Official Languages


Capital City Airport

Banjul International Airport


Gambia (UTC)

How Do I Work In Gambia?

Work Authorisation and VISA requirements
You will need a VISA to work in Gambia unless you are a citizen of an ECOWAS nation. It is recommended to obtain employment there before applying, as your new employer can often sponsor your application. You can find out more information by visiting your local embassy website. More information is available using the button below.
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Job Opportunities in Gambia