Phone Numbers Disruption

18 June, 2019

We are currently experiencing some disruptions with the local numbers to reach the IVR and the Call Center. You can alternatively use skype (skype-sn), and the US Number (+1 703 831 3412). Our technical team is working to restore the lines as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Extension of Validity for Venezuelan Passports

12 June, 2019

As of June 7, 2019 the Department of State recognizes that previously issued Venezuelan passports and “prorrogas” have been extended by decree of interim Venezuelan President Guaido for an additional five years past their printed date of expiration. Passports rendered valid by this decree will be accepted for visa and other consular services.


28 May, 2018

Attention visa applicants:

Summer is the busiest season for travel to the United States. If you are planning to visit the U.S. this summer, please apply for your visa as soon as possible in order to avoid delaying your travel plans.

Notice from the Consular Section of the US Embassy Dakar

28 March, 2018

Due to public holidays, applicants are informed that the consular section of the US Embassy in Dakar shall be closed from Friday March 30th at 1PM to Thursday April 5 2018. The consualte will open as from 7:30 am on Thursday April 5th 2018.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Dakar Embassy closed on Friday January 19, 2018

12 January, 2018

Dear Applicants,

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we inform all applicants whose appointments are scheduled on Friday 19th January 2018 to kindly go their accounts on and reschedule their appointments on another date. The embassy shall be closed on this day.

We apologise for any inconveniences this may cause.

Supreme Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas (December 4, 2017)

11 December, 2017

On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland, which prohibited the enforcement of certain sections of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P). Nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link: