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Senegal Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Turkey Yes Yes No
Other EU Yes Yes No
USA Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Switzerland Yes Yes No


To enter Senegal, a passport valid for at least three months from entry is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. You may be refused entry if no evidence of return or onward travel can be produced.


Visas for Senegal are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Senegal.

Visa Note

A WHO vaccination card, with current yellow fever and cholera vaccinations, may be required if travelling from an endemic area.

Extension of stay

If you are staying in Senegal for more than three months, you must obtain a 'Carte d'Etranger'.

Entry with children

Children travelling alone must carry a notarised letter of consent from their parents/guardians.

Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7938 4048.
Address: , 39 Marloes Road, London, W8 6LA,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1700; 1030-1500 (consular section).

Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in the USA

Address: , , , ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0800-1700.

British Embassy in Senegal

Telephone: 823 7392.
Address: , 20, rue Docteur Guillet, Dakar, 6025,
Opening times:

Mon-Thur 0800-1630, Fri 0800-1230.