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GPSC Contact Address Details:
Gambia Post Office
Banjul Main General Post Office Branch
Website: www.gampost.gm

4 Liberation Avenue, Banjul capital
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: 4226114
            4227398 ext. 328

Fax :                4224837

Email: info@gampost.gm

Branch Telephone numbers:
Airport   447 3000
Bakau   449 5341
Banjul   422 7259
Basse Santa Su   566 8226
Brikama   448 4734
Farafenni   573 5428
Janjanbureh   567 6115
Kaur   574 8228
Kerewan   572 0185
Serrekunda   439 2722
Serrekunda   439 2706
Soma   543 1130

Opening Hours:
Mon to Thursday 8:30am - 12.15 pm 2-4pm
     
Friday 8:30am - 12.15 pm 2:30 PM - 4:00
Saturday 8:30am 12.00  


Information:
The origins of the Department of Posts goes back to 1858 when the British Colonial Government set up the postal service in the Gambia.

The national domestic service began with the ship called the "Prince of Wales" which began its domestic deliveries from Banjul ports in 1922 plying to up-river villages. In 1976 the current Department of Posts was established.

Services:
The organisation provides a variety of mail services, mainly in the delivery of letters, packets, and parcels. Note that any item that weighs more than 2 Kg is considered a parcel, and anything weighing less than that is letter-size.

The corporation has a legal monopoly on the handling of letter-size items. No entity other than the GPSC is allowed to handle the delivery of items less than 2 Kg both within The Gambia, and and sending out items internationally.

Management:
The GPSC is an agency of the Gambia Government under DOSCIT.


International Affiliations:
Pan African Postal Union
Universal Postal Union






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