Gambia, The - Country Commercial Guide
Prohibited and Restricted Imports

Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.

Last published date: 2020-09-17

The following materials are either banned or controlled, and the ban applies equally on warranty and non-warranty items entering the country/economy for repair (as applicable):

  • Illegal Narcotics;
  • Firearms, explosives and ammunition;
  • Skin bleaching ointments;
  • Pornographic material;
  • Unapproved radio-communication equipment;
  • Counterfeit goods;¬†
  • Meat and poultry products; and
  • Tear gas and similar substances

Businesses wishing to register/license restricted products for import must consult The Gambia Revenue Authority