Ambassador Stephan Röken

Ambassador Stephan Röken
» I am honored to present Germany in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde. With our commitment, we want to contribute to economic development and political stability in the region. « Ambassador Stephan Röken

Address and opening hours


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Stephan Röken, Ambassador




+221 33 889 48 84


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

Postal address

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


20, Avenue Pasteur, Angle Rue Mermoz, Dakar.

Opening hours

Opening hours (except legal and consulary section)

Monday to Friday 09:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. and upon appointment

Consulary services:

Monday to Friday 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and upon appointment

The certification of documents is possible on Tuesdays between 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Visa applications:

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

Appointments are available Mondays to Fridays between 08:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Passports of visa applicants can be collected on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 01:30 p.m.

Administrative / consular district

Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde. The Head of Representation is also accredited as Ambassador in Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde, based in Dakar.


Fax Consulary services: +221 33 823 69 31 or +49 30 1817 67262




How to reach us in case of emergency

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.

The Embassy will be closed on below listed public holidays in 2018:
01.01.                      New Year's Day
30.03.                      Good Friday
02.04.                      Easter Monday
04.04.                      National Day of the Republic of Senegal
01.05.                      Labour Day
10.05.                      Ascension Day
21.05.                      Whit Monday
15.06.                      Korité (presumably)
22.08.                      Tabaski
03.10.                      Day of German Unity
24./25./26.12.         Christmas holidays
31.12.                      New Year's Eve

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