Contact and Office Information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. Consular services remain available to Canadians. Canadians in need of assistance should contact:

  • the Embassy of Canada to Senegal at DAKARConsulaire/ or  at +221 33 889 4789 (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm); or
  • the Emergency Watch and Response Centre

For information on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories. Make sure to register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad to get the latest updates at your destination.

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.
1:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Defence Relations

Defence Attaché: Gignac, Mireille -DAKAR -DR, CD2
Assistant: Sergeant Daniel Rochette, MB, CD1

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

Countries of cross-accreditation are as follows :

  • Republic of Cape Verde
  • Republic of the Gambia
  • Republic of Guinea
  • Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  • Republic of Sierra Leone
  • Republic of Liberia
  • Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Republic of Ghana
  • Republic of Togo
  • Republic of Benin
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Republic of Cameroon

Statutory Holidays - 2019

Our offices are closed on the following days:

January 1New Year's Day
April 4Sénégal National Holiday
April 19Good Friday
April 22Easter Monday
May 1International Labour Day
June 4Korité (Aïd el-Fitr) ***
July 1Canada Day
August 12Tabaski (Aïd el-Kébir) ***
August 13Day after Tabaski ***
October 14Thanksgiving
November 8 to 11Maouloud /Mawlid***
December 25Christmas
December 26Boxing Day

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