Welcome to the Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Unit, Dakar
New I-94 Automation Program
The consular section in Dakar would like to inform travelers to the the United States about the automation of the Form I-94 for travelers arriving at air and sea ports of entry. Effective April 30th 2013, as part of the automation program, CBP (Customs and Border Protection) will no longer issue paper I-94 documents for most travelers and I-94 information will be tracked electronically. If you have any inquiries, we refer you the to the I-94 automation website.
Map to get to the new American Embassy in Dakar (PDF 172KB)The U.S. welcomes temporary travelers with open doors and secure borders. Foreign travelers to the U.S. make great contributions to the American economy, culture, and education. Many nationals, including Senegalese, must have a visa to travel to the U.S. For information about nationals who do not require visas, please click on the Visa Waiver Program link to the right.
Only a U.S. consular officer may issue a U.S. visa. Most visa applicants must have an interview with a U.S. consular officer before he or she can determine visa eligibility.
All applications for Non-immigrant visas will need to bring the following minimum documents:
- Passport valid for at least 6 months
- Ecobank Fee Receipt
- DS-160 confirmation sheet
For information on additional required documents for specific types of visas, please see the menu choices at the left.