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Tobias Karlsen

"Connecting Global Minds: What a fantastic idea! I've come to know so many warm-hearted expats via InterNations. Thanks!"

Mireille Auffret

"Gambia is very different from my native Cameroon. With InterNations I managed to settle quickly here in Banjul, my new home."

Working and living in the Gambia with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in the Gambia? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Banjul, Tanji or some other international Gambian city?

The expat relocation to the Gambia is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the banks of the meandering Gambia River, getting to know how Gambian folks celebrate Tabaski, or acquiring a taste for the Gambia’s popular dishes like domoda…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in the Gambia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in UK to living in Greece.

Top Articles in the Gambia Expat Guide

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Reliable Information about living and working in the Gambia

Relocating to and living in the Gambia necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Gambian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in the Gambia: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Gambian income tax law?ʺ, ʺHow much is the average fee for a local international school?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Banjul?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Gambian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in the Gambia is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for the Gambia is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in the Gambia. Various topics are covered in our Gambia Expat Guide from travel and accommodation, to education & children or local organisations and companies, up to culture & sights. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺIs life in Gambia riskier during the monsoon season?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside the Gambia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Italy or moving to Spain!

From tax consultants to special food stores –
Advice on living and working in the Gambia

In addition, our expat listings for the Gambia include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like tax consultants or special food stores. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in the Gambia. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Hello among our InterNations members living and working in the Gambia.

Tobias Karlsen

"Connecting Global Minds: What a fantastic idea! I've come to know so many warm-hearted expats via InterNations. Thanks!"

Mireille Auffret

"Gambia is very different from my native Cameroon. With InterNations I managed to settle quickly here in Banjul, my new home."

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