Embassy of Switzerland in Senegal

Attention: The Embassy remains closed from 12 - 19.10.2018

The Swiss Embassy in Dakar relocates into its old, freshly renovated premises. The Embassy will be closed from Friday, October 12, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018. The Embassy will resume services as of Monday, October 22, 2018 at 9am on René Ndiaye street corner Seydou Nourou Tall street.

In an emergency please call : 

+221 77 483 27 66 (9-12 am and 2- 4pm, on Friday until 12 am)

+41 800 24 7 365 (Helpline EDA / DFAE, helpline@eda.admin.ch, 24 hours/day, toll number) 

Embassy of Switzerland in Dakar
Embassy of Switzerland in Dakar © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy



A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Senegal

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


Local and international news and events related to the country

Detailed information can be found on the French page.