U.S. Citizen Services
Welcome to the Consular Section in Dakar, Senegal
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Note: Effective September 6, 2011, all routine consular services at the U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal will be provided by APPOINTMENT ONLY to all U.S. citizens visiting or residing in Senegal or Guinea-Bissau.
If you come to the Embassy without an appointment for a routine consular service after September 6, 2011, you will be asked to leave and schedule an appointment for the service requested. The only way to schedule an appointment is through our online appointment system. We will not accept appointments for routine services via telephone, email or walk-in requests.
Emergency cases (such as medical emergencies, deaths or arrests involving American citizens) will still be handled on a walk-in basis. American Citizens who need emergency services are welcome to come during normal U.S. Embassy hours which are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
To schedule an appointment for passport services or a Consular Report of Birth Abroad(CRBA), click here and follow the instructions.
To schedule an appointment for notarial or additional services, click here and follow the instructions.
We encourage you to sign up for our free monthly email newsletter. You will also receive by email warden messages and our public announcements on safety and security issues in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau (this service is also known as the "warden system").
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We encourage all Americans in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau to sign up for our newsletter. However, this is not a substitute for registering with us. Please be sure to register online or in person.
Contact the consular Section
The Consular Section is located in the U.S. Embassy on the Route des Almadies.
Tel: (221) 33-879-4000
After Hours Emergency
Tel: (221) 33-879-4444