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 - 2020

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Wednesday January 1, 2020 New Year
Friday April 10, 2020 Good Friday
Monday April 13, 2020 Easter Monday
Friday May 1, 2020 International Labour Day
Monday 25 May 2020 Korité (Aïd el-Fitr)*
Wednesday July 1, 2020 Canada Day
Friday July 31, 2020 Tabaski (Aïd el-Kébir)*
Monday 12 October 2020 Thanksgiving
Thursday 29 October 2020 Mawlid*
Friday 25 December 2020 Christmas
Monday 28 December 2020 Boxing Day

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