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    American Embassy Banjul
    Kairaba Avenue, Fajara
    P.M.B. 19
    Banjul
    The Gambia

    Tel: (220) 439-2856
    Fax: (220) 439-2475

    Embassy Visa Information - A visa is provided by a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. A visa entitles the holder to travel to the United States and apply for admission; it does not guarantee entry. An immigration inspector at the port of entry determines the visa holder's eligibility for entry into the United States.

    Recent changes in U.S. visa laws and regulations have increased the amount of time it can take to get a visa. Stricter security measures require more thorough checks and through check the visa application process but ensure the safety of visitors and U.S. citizens alike.

    Even with significant improvements being made in speeding up visa processing, it is expected that delays will sometimes occur. Therefore, it is important to apply as early as possible for your visa and to avoid booking non-refundable travel until after a visa is issued.

    A visa doesn’t permit entry to the U.S., however. A visa simply indicates that your application has been reviewed by a U.S. consular officer at an American embassy or consulate, and that the officer has determined you’re eligible to enter the country for a specific purpose. Consular affairs are the responsibility of the U.S. Department of State.

    Requirement for Visa - The Consular Section of the US citizenship will give complete assistance to the inhabitants of U.S.A in The Gambia: Banjulas the visa type will vary from one to another, the requirement will also differ. You can see the complete information that you essentially require including the photo copies that you should submit along with the application form.

    A visa allows you to travel to the United States as far as the port of entry (airport or land border crossing) and ask the immigration officer to allow you to enter the country. Only the immigration officer has the authority to permit you to enter the United States. He or she decides how long you can stay for any particular visit. Immigration matters are the responsibility of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

    American Visa Fees - From Jan 2008, the processing fee for NIV application has been switched from 100 USD to 131 USD and the processing fee for IV application has been switched from 335 USD to 355 USD. All the described fees will be charged to any visa type.

    Documents for Visa - The purpose of your trip will finally decide the essential documents, which must have to be surrendered for availing visa. To avail the visa, you must be loaded with clear and complete documents including the photo copies of the applicant, approved passport, confirmation number, and the fee receipt that you have paid for both the NIV and IV transactions. During the time of your request, you should provide your full name and contact number along with.

    Eligibility - Generally, the eligibility requirements parameters will absolutely vary from the visa type the applicant belong to! You can set your fingers in action to browse the eligibility information about Fiancées Visas, Student Visas, Tourist/Business Visas and others. As eligibility and requirements differ from one to another, you can explore the particulars to get a better understanding. You can find umpteen number of information to discern and make with.

    United States Embassy Information - It generally deals with different sections including economic affairs, foreign policy, domestic issues, US society & values. With the best assistance and efforts of sections, the embassy processes its work with a right and routine schedule of planning.

    DATE  

    HOLIDAY

    AMERICAN/GAMBIAN

    JANUARY 01   NEW YEAR'S DAY AMERICAN/GAMBIAN
    JANUARY 20  YOAMUL ASHORA (M) GAMBIAN
    JANUARY 21   M. L. KING JR'S BIRTHDAY AMERICAN
    FEBRUARY 18  INDEPENDENCE DAY GAMBIAN
    FEBRUARY 18 PRESIDENT'S DAY AMERICAN
    MARCH 21 GOOD FRIDAY GAMBIAN
    MARCH 24   EASTER MONDAY GAMBIAN
    APRIL 23 MAWLUD NABI (M) GAMBIAN
    MAY 01 LABOR DAY GAMBIAN
    MAY 26 MEMORIAL DAY AMERICAN
    JULY 04   INDEPENDENCE DAY AMERICAN
    JULY 22 JULY 22 HOLIDAY GAMBIAN
    AUGUST 15  ASSUMPTION DAY GAMBIAN
    SEPTEMBER 01  AMERICAN LABOR DAY AMERICAN
    OCTOBER 2 KORITEH (EID-EL FITR) (M) GAMBIAN
    OCTOBER 13 COLUMBUS DAY AMERICAN
    NOVEMBER 11 VETERAN'S DAY AMERICAN
    NOVEMBER 27 THANKSGIVING DAY AMERICAN 
    DECEMBER 11 EID-EL ADHA (TOBASKI) (M) GAMBIAN
    DECEMBER 25 CHRISTMAS DAY AMERICAN/GAMBIAN

       
     
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