German missions in Senegal

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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Sönke Siemon, Ambassador in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau




20, Avenue Pasteur, Dakar.

Postal address

Ambassade de la République fédérale d'Allemagne, B.P. 2100, Dakar, Senegal.

Administrative / consular district

Senegal and Guinea-Bissau

Opening hours


Get the right visa: Visa-Navigator

Appointments are available: online booking

IMPORTANT: Access to the visa section ist strictly on appointment only. Please consult our online booking system for making a visa application appointment.


Banjul: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 to 12:00 a.m. and by Appointment.

Dakar: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 01:30 p.m.

CONSULAR SERVICES (without appointment)

BANJUL: The liaison office is currently closed to public traffic and can only be used in urgent passport matters and consular emergencies.
The liaison office does not provide any information on visa procedures. Please visit the homepage of the Dakar Embassy for further information, in particular booking application dates and obtaining application forms (www.dakar.diplo.de).
For further Information, please contact us.

Dakar: The consulary services of the Dakar Embassy are open Monday to Friday, except on German and Senegalese public Holidays.

Legalizations can be made without an appointment on Fridays from 9-11 a.m.
To make an appointment for other consular services (applying for a passport, declaring a name, acknowledging paternity, legalization, etc.), please contact the embassy at the central address.

Further information
The liaison office offers only a limited range of consular services. If necessary, please inquire on site. The German embassy in Dakar is solely responsible for all other matters.

Do you need a SCHENGEN visa or a national visa (visa requiring approval for a stay of more than 3 months in Germany (family reunification, au pair stays, studies, etc.)? Your application must be submitted in person to the visa department of the embassy in Dakar. Please note the information on this homepage for online booking of an application date and the documents to be submitted.

TELEPHONE HOTLINE: +221 33 889 4810, Mondays and Wednesday from 14.00 p.m to 15.00 p.m. The German Embassy Dakar offers a telephone hotline pertaining to visa related general information (no questions to the state of affairs of visa applications please).

In case of emergency outside regular Business hours:
In case of emergency German citizens can contact the embassy after hours and on weekends by mobile phone (contact via sms is possible) on (+221) 77 638 64 41. This service is intended for emergencies only.
Please note that information on visa matters cannot and will not be given by the Embassy's emergency duty officer.


German, English, Wolof



+221 33 889 48 84


+49 30 5000 67262


Note on barrier-free access

01. 01. New Year's Day

29. 03. Good Friday

01. 04. Easter Monday

04. 04. National Day of the Republic of Senegal

10. 04. Korité (presumably)

01. 05. Labour Day

09. 05. Ascension Day

20. 05. Whit Monday

16. 06. Tabaski (presumably)

22. 08. Magal of Touba

03. 10. Day of German Unity

24 /25 /26.12. Christmas Holidays

31. 12. New Year's Eve

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