United States Embassy Dakar, Senegal
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Personnel Travel Restrictions
January 18, 2017
Due to the current political instability in the region, U.S. Embassy personnel have
been restricted from travelling within 50 miles of the Senegal- The Gambia border
and have been advised to avoid military bases and troop transports. This
restriction will remain in place until January 26, 2017. The U.S. Embassy’s ability
to assist U.S. citizens in these areas may be limited.
For further information:
Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Senegal Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive
security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Dakar, located at 49 Route des Almadies
+221 33 879 4000, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
and 8:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. on Friday. After-hours emergency number
for U.S. citizens is +221 33 879 4000 , or +221 33 879 4444.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-
501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).