The British Embassy in Senegal maintains and develops relations between the UK and 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.

Find out more on our UK and Senegal news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Senegal. You can access UK government services while in Senegal.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Senegal, see our Senegal travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in Senegal and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.

If you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +221 33 823 73 92 / +44 1908 51 6666.

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.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

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.

Visa services

The British Embassy in Dakar does not deal with visa applications. This service is now provided by our commercial partners, TLScontact. All applications for visas to travel to the UK must be made in advance online through the TLScontact website.

Comprehensive information about UK immigration rules and visa categories and requirements can be found on the UK Visas and Immigration page.

Development work in Senegal

Find out more in the profile for Sahel.

Our people

Victoria Billing

British Ambassador to Senegal

Contact us

British Embassy Dakar

BP 6025 Dakar

+221 33 823 73 92 / +221 33 868 60 31 / +44 1908 51 6666

24/7 Consular assistance
+221 33 823 73 92 / +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

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

Access and opening times