The State Department advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution because of increased tensions around the world and the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests.
In the event of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen please use the following numbers:
During working hours in Senegal: +221 33 879 4000. Working hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
During non-working hours in Senegal call: +221 33.879.4444.
The Department of State’s Office of Overseas Citizen Services can be reached within the U.S. toll free at 888-407-4747 or from overseas +1 202 504 4444.
Note: These numbers are not for visa inquires. You may contact DakarVisa@state.gov with visa inquires.
Thank you for visiting the web site of the U.S. Embassy in Dakar.
Embassy operating hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Fridays. Some sections within the Embassy may have different hours. All offices are closed on Saturday, Sunday, and on American and Senegalese holidays.
Route des Almadies
Telephone: (221) 33-879-4000
For concerns relating to human rights defenders, please read the Guidelines for U.S. Diplomatic Mission Support to Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders and, if needed, send an email to HRDSupportDakar@state.gov