German Embassy in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau

Welcome to the German Embassy in Dakar, the official representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau!

Foto vom Berliner Regierungsviertel

Sönke Siemon, Ambassador

Sönke Siemon

I am pleased to represent Germany in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau. Our relations are built on the solid foundation of common interests: stability and prosperity.

Sönke Siemon, Ambassador

Address and opening hours

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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Sönke Siemon, Ambassador in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau




20, Avenue Pasteur, Dakar.

Postal address

Ambassade de la République fédérale d'Allemagne, B.P. 2100, Dakar, Senegal.

Administrative / consular district

Senegal and Guinea-Bissau

Opening hours


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Appointments are available: online booking

IMPORTANT: Access to the visa section ist strictly on appointment only. Please consult our online booking system for making a visa application appointment.


Banjul: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 to 12:00 a.m. and by Appointment.

Dakar: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 01:30 p.m.

CONSULAR SERVICES (without appointment)

BANJUL: The liaison office is currently closed to public traffic and can only be used in urgent passport matters and consular emergencies.
The liaison office does not provide any information on visa procedures. Please visit the homepage of the Dakar Embassy for further information, in particular booking application dates and obtaining application forms (www.dakar.diplo.de).
For further Information, please contact us.

Dakar: The consulary services of the Dakar Embassy are open Monday to Friday, except on German and Senegalese public Holidays.

Legalizations can be made without an appointment on Fridays from 9-11 a.m.
To make an appointment for other consular services (applying for a passport, declaring a name, acknowledging paternity, legalization, etc.), please contact the embassy at the central address.

Further information
The liaison office offers only a limited range of consular services. If necessary, please inquire on site. The German embassy in Dakar is solely responsible for all other matters.

Do you need a SCHENGEN visa or a national visa (visa requiring approval for a stay of more than 3 months in Germany (family reunification, au pair stays, studies, etc.)? Your application must be submitted in person to the visa department of the embassy in Dakar. Please note the information on this homepage for online booking of an application date and the documents to be submitted.

TELEPHONE HOTLINE: +221 33 889 4810, Mondays and Wednesday from 14.00 p.m to 15.00 p.m. The German Embassy Dakar offers a telephone hotline pertaining to visa related general information (no questions to the state of affairs of visa applications please).

In case of emergency outside regular Business hours:
In case of emergency German citizens can contact the embassy after hours and on weekends by mobile phone (contact via sms is possible) on (+221) 77 638 64 41. This service is intended for emergencies only.
Please note that information on visa matters cannot and will not be given by the Embassy's emergency duty officer.


German, English, Wolof



+221 33 889 48 84


+ 221 33 822 52 99 or +49 30 1817 67262


Note on barrier-free access

01. 01. New Year's Day

04. 04. National Day of the Republic of Senegal

15. 04. Good Friday

18. 04. Easter Monday

01. 05. Labour Day

02. 05. Korité (presumably)

26. 05. Ascension Day

06. 06. Whit Monday

09. 07. Tabaski (presumably)

14. 09. Magal of Touba

03. 10. Day of German Unity

24 /25 /26.12. Christmas holidays

31. 12. New Year's Eve


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Ms Gabriele Boner, Chargée d'Affaires




Republic of The Gambia


1 Paradise Beach Place / Bertil Harding Highway, Kololi (behind Brussels Airlines Office)

Postal address

P.O. Box 833, Banjul, The Gambia

Opening hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 09:00 - 12:00 hrs and by appointment


German, English



+220 446 30 34

Emergency number outside opening hours

+221 77 638 64 41 (no visa enquiries)


Further Information:

The Embassy offers only a limited range of consular services; the Embassy in Dakar is in charge of consular affairs. Please contact the Embassy, if you need specific information.

Do you need a Schengen Visa or a national Visa (visas requiring approval for stays in Germany for more than three months, family reunification, au pair stays, studies etc.) ?
Your application must be made in person at the German Embassy in Dakar. Please make sure to follow the information on the homepage of the Embassy Dakar regarding the online booking of an appointment and the documents to be submitted.

​​​​​​​Twitter: @germanyingambia

Note on barrier-free access

The Embassy does its best to support people with disabilities and makes every effort to facilitate access within the building confines. However, the present premises of the Embassy are not barrier-free. The doors do not have automatic openers; the upper floors are accessible only via stairs. There are no washrooms accessible by wheelchairs within the Embassy building. If you need assistance please contact us before your visit. Thank you.


Liaison office


Mr. Wille






Escritório de ligação
da Embaixada da República Federal da Alemanha em Dakar
na Guiné-Bissau

Postal address

1001 Bissau CODEX / C.P. 82

Opening hours

Monday to Friday (except Wednesday) between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.


EMAIL: bissau@daka.diplo.de and vb.Bissau@gmx.de

The liaison office offers a limited range of consulary services. Please inquire directly if in doubt. All other services are covered by the German Embassy in Dakar.


german, portuguese

Emergency number outside opening hours

+245 95 570 00 15



Application for SCHENGEN-Visa (short-stay visits up to 90 days) can be addressed to the consulate of the Embassy of Portugal in Bissau.


Embaxaida de Portugal

Secção Consular

Av. Cidade de Lisboa

Apartado 276

1021 Bissau Codex

República da Guiné-Bissau

Telephone: (00245) 96 699 00 00

Homepage: www.consulado-pt-gb.org

National visa

Applications for national visa for stays longer than 90 days (work visa, study visa, family reunion etc.) have to be addressed to the Germany Embassy in Dakar. Your application has to be done in person. Appointments for visa interviews have to be booked online via the website of the German embassy. Please find further information on our online-booking system and the necessary documents on our webs

Note on barrier-free access

* *The availability by telephone is currently not guaranteed due to technical problems on the part of the Provider.


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