China Embassy in Senegal

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Lu Shaye
Address: Rue 18, Prolongee, Fann Residence, Dakar, Senegal (B.P. 342)
Tel: +221-33 8697701 
Fax: +221-33 8647780

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Senegal

Tel: +221-33 8647784
Fax: +221-33 8647780
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00 (Monday, Wednesday & Friday except for public holidays)

Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office

Tel: +221-33 8690064
Fax: +221-33 8647956

 Brief Intro
The Republic of Senegal is located in the west end of the projecting part in western Africa, lying in the south edge of Sahara. It has tropical savanna climate. The weather is mild in the coast area and torrid in the hinterland. July to October is the rainy season. The capital is the transportation hub of western Africa, having dozens of flights to some 20 countries in Europe, America and other region in Africa. Island of Gore which is about 2.5 kilometers east of Dakar was once the gathering point of Africa slave trade. It has been listed in world's cultural heritage. Sain Louis is also a famous historical city. June to September is the high season for travel.    
Neighboring countries: Algeria, Libya, Benin, Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad
Land Area: about 196,722 square kilometers (75,955 square miles)
Capital: Dakar   
Time: It is the same as GMT and 8 hours later than Beijing Time. 
Language: French is the official language. Wolof is spoken by eighty percent of the people.
Major Religions: Islam (over 90%), Fetishism
Currency: centime, CFA franc  

 Major Holidays:
New Year's Day (January 1); National Day (April 4); Good Friday; Easter; Labor Day (May 1); Day of Association (May 24); Assumption (August 15); All Saints' Day (November 1); Christmas (December 25);
Islamic festivals: Islam New Year, Eid-Ul-Azha (Corban Festival), Eid-Ul-Fitr (End of the Ramadan) 

 Notices for Chinese Going to Senegal
1. Due to the incapability of visa through Senegal's embassy in China, Chinese should apply for visa through partners there. Usually the process takes a long time for complicated formalities.

2. Passport, valid visa, entry permit, disembarkation card and International Certificate of Vaccination should be shown when enter the country. Foreign exchange control is applied in Senegal. Without the approval of its Custom, foreign exchange more than 3,000 USD is not allowed to bring out of the country.

 Please contact Embassy of Senegal in China if Senegaleses have troubles there. 

 Related Chinese Embassies in Africa: Victoria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa

- Last modified on Apr. 01, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Senegal
Asked by Amat Gassama from GAMBIA | Apr. 01, 2019 02:59Reply
Visa collection. Can someone else collection my visa on my behalf
Answers (1)
Answered by Jordan | Apr. 01, 2019 18:51

Yes, you can find someone else to do collection on your behalf.
Asked by omar sarjo from GAMBIA | Mar. 22, 2019 08:17Reply
can i apply hong kong visa in china embassy at senegal?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jean from RUSSIA | Mar. 24, 2019 19:47

You could do it. Just give it a try.
Asked by papa from SENEGALESE | Nov. 01, 2018 10:59Reply
what is the financial requirement for senegalese applying for tourist visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Swan from FRANCE | Nov. 01, 2018 19:44

Hi, as I know, you need to provide the bank statement covering the last 3 months, and you may need to make sure that you have enough travel fees to cover your expenditure in China.
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