Frequently Asked Questions

The U.S. Department of State provides basic information to U.S. citizens about travel to Senegal Complete information regarding travel to Senegal can be found at:

As of July 1, 2013, a valid passport and visa are required for entry into Senegal. The official website for acquiring a visa is hosted by Société Nationale d’Edition de Documents Administratifs et d’Identification (SNEDAI).  U.S. citizens wishing to travel to Senegal must pre-enroll for the visa and pay the fees online before traveling.  Visas can also be obtained directly at either the Senegalese Embassy in Washington, D.C., or the Senegalese Consulate in New York City prior to travel.  As entry requirements are subject to change, travelers should obtain the latest information from the Embassy of Senegal, 2215 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20037, telephone (202) 234-0540. Overseas inquiries should be made at the nearest Senegalese embassy or consulate. You may also find updated information on the SNEDAI website.

The Trade Information Center of the International Trade Administration maintains information on conducting business in Senegal. This information can be found at:

Please direct inquiries regarding contacting Senegalese officials to the Embassy of the Republic of Senegal.  Their contact information is:

Embassy of the Republic of Senegal
2031 Florida Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 234-0540
Fax:     (202) 629-2961

You may also want to contact the US Embassy in Dakar, Senegal at the following address:

The United States Embassy in Senegal
Avenue Jean XXIII
B.P. 49
Phone: (221) 33-829-2100
Fax: (221) 33-821-2371