We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Senegal. The British Embassy in Dakar provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Senegal.

Our work covers a range of issues including trade and investment opportunities for British businesses in Senegal, encourage the Senegalese government in their efforts to improve their business environment and regulatory framework.

We work with the Senegalese government and other international partners to address a range of peace and security issues in the region, including drug trafficking, other forms of organised crime and terrorism. We support action to further enhance democracy and good governance in Senegal.

Services for British nationals

You can access UK government services while in Senegal

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Senegal and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +221 33 823 73 92. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Senegal, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Dakar.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We offer notarial services, mainly making or verifying a copy of a document. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Senegal.

Our people

George  Hodgson

George Hodgson

British Ambassador to Senegal

Contact us

British Embassy Dakar

BP 6025 Dakar

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday
8am to 4:30pm
8am to 12:30pm

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Visa Services

TLScontact/ FedEx Visa Centre
Lot 15 Route de Ngor x Route des Almadies


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