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U.S. Citizen Services

Messages for U.S. Citizens

This page contains informational and emergency messages sent via e-mail from the U.S. Citizen Services Unit to U.S. citizens registered with the U.S. Embassy in Dakar.  If you are an U.S. citizen and wish to receive Safety and Security information, you can enroll in our Smart Traveler Enrollement Program (STEP) with the U.S. Embassy.

The U.S. Embassy will begin posting information about upcoming demonstration here. For all other messages see below. 

ACS Hours

  • Note: 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. There are no walk-in hours for routine consular services. Emergency cases (such as medical emergencies, deaths or arrests involving U.S. citizens) will still be handled on a walk-in basis during normal 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., or after hours by calling the Embassy duty officer.


Contact the Consular Section

  • Contact icon 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