The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Dakar is responsible for providing visa services to those seeking to enter the United States for a temporary period and for those wishing to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the United States.
Only a U.S. Consular Officer can issue a visa to the United States. Most non-immigrant visa applicants must have an interview with a U.S. Consular Officer before they can receive a visa.
For information on scholarships in the United States of America, there is only one credible source: the website of the Embassy of the United States of America in Senegal. The Embassy has an orientation program for studies in the United States which helps students in the search for universities / colleges, scholarships, and in the preparation of entrance tests (TOEFL, ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT). For more information, please contact the service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visiting the Embassy or Consulate
The U.S. Embassy observes all U.S. and Senegalese national holidays, and is closed to the public on those days. A list of these holidays can be found here.
To request an expedited appointment, click here.
The Consular Section entrance is located on the north side of the Embassy, across the street from the King Fahd Hotel grounds. Please be informed that there is no parking available at the Embassy for visa applicants.