Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Sönke Siemon, Ambassador in Senegal, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau
+221 33 889 48 84
+ 221 33 822 52 99 or +49 30 1817 67262
Ambassade de la République fédérale d'Allemagne, B.P. 2100, Dakar, Senegal.
20, Avenue Pasteur, Dakar.
VISA APPLICATIONS (only in Dakar)
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.
COLLECTION OF PASSPORT (Visa):
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 informationThe 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.
Senegal, The Gambia and Guinea-Bissau
German, English, Wolof
OFFICIAL CLOSURES 202201. 01. New Year's Day
04. 04. National Day of the Republic of Senegal
15. 04. Good Friday
18. 04. Easter Monday
01. 05. Labour Day
02. 05. Korité (presumably)
26. 05. Ascension Day
06. 06. Whit Monday
09. 07. Tabaski (presumably)
14. 09. Magal of Touba
03. 10. Day of German Unity
24 /25 /26.12. Christmas holidays
31. 12. New Year's Eve