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About the US embassy and its location in Dakar, Senegal.

About Senegal

Senegal is located in west Africa. The main language spoken in Senegal is French. The current population (as of 2016) is 15,411,614. Senegal has a human development index (HDI) of 0.505 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Senegal. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Dakar

Dakar is located in the province of Dakar and is the capital of Senegal. 1,146,053 people are living in Dakar(as of 2013). The city is very important and represents Senegal internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Dakar, Senegal

Offices located within the US embassy located in Dakar include:

  • Human Resources Office
  • Public Affairs
  • Media Affairs
  • Cultural Affairs
  • Regional English Language Office
  • Defense Attaché
  • Office of Defense Cooperation
  • Economic & Commercial Section
  • Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Peace Corps
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Dakar, Senegal

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (221) 33-879-4000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Dakar, Senegal

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Dakar, Senegal 

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.