Gambia, The - Country Commercial Guide
Import Requirements and Documentation

Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.

Last published date: 2020-09-17

Import documentation required for customs purposes comprises:  the bill of lading; certificate of origin; cargo release order; commercial invoice; packing list; customs import declaration; and technical standard/health or environmental certificate, where appropriate. There are several registered agents who facilitate the importation of goods into The Gambia. While businesses are not required to use their services, registered agents can be helpful in reducing common hassles at the port