Contact and Office Information

General Contact Information

Street Address:
Embassy of Canada
Rue Galliéni x Amadou Cissé Dia
Dakar, Senegal

Postal Address:
Embassy of Canada
P.O. Box 3373
Dakar, Senegal

Tel.: 221-33-889-4700
Fax: 221-33-889-4720

For all visa and immigration questions:

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Services for Canadians

The Embassy provides consular services to Canadian citizens residing or travelling in Senegal, Cabo Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau.

Address, Telephone, Fax, Email

Rue Galliéni x Brièe de l’Isle
P.O. Box 3373
Dakar, Senegal
Telephone: 221-33-889-4749
Facsimile: 221-33-889-4740

Service Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 13:30 – 16:30

Defence Relations

Defence Attaché: Colonel Rick Thompson, MSM (USA), CD2
Assistant: Sergeant Daniel Rochette, MB, CD1

Tel: 221-33-889-4700
Fax: 221-33-889-4725

The Canadian Defence Attaché in Dakar is cross-accredited to the following countries:

  • Republic of Cameroon;
  • Republic of Côte d'Ivoire;
  • Republic of Ghana;
  • Republic of Niger;
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria, and
  • Republic of Sierra Leone.

Statutory Holidays - 2017

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, January 2 New Year's Day
Tuesday, April 4 Senegal Day
Friday, April 14 Good Friday
Monday, April 17 Easter Monday
Monday, May 1 International Labour Day
Monday, May 22 Victoria Day
Monday, June 26 Korité (Aïd el-Fitr)*
Friday, September 1 Tabaski (Aïd el-Kébir)*
Monday, September 4 Tabaski (Aïd el-Kébir)*
Monday, October 9 Thanksgiving
Friday, December 1 Mawlid
Monday, December 25 Christmas
Tuesday, December 26 Boxing Day

(*) To be confirmer according to the lunar calendar.