Chinese Embassy in Senegal

Ambassador: Mr. Xiao Han
Address: Rue 18, Prolongee, Fann Residence, Dakar, Senegal (B.P. 342)
Tel: +221-33 8647775 
Fax: +221-33 8647780

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Senegal

Office Hours: 09:00-12:00 (Monday, Wednesday & Friday except for public holidays)

The CVASC in Dakar

Applicants holding ordinary passports are alll requested to submit their viss applications to the CVASC. The Embassy will only accepts visa applications from diplomatic / official / service passport holders.

Information of the CVASC in Dakar

Address: Immeuble ATRYUM, Km 8 Avenue Cheikh Anta DIOP, Dakar
Business Hours: Monday - Friday
Visa application and payment: 9:00 - 15:00 (Express service: 9:00 - 11:00)
Collection : 9:00 - 16:00
Call: +221 77 442 2929

Visa Application Fees

Visa Fees Collected by the Embassy

Nationality / Visa Types Regular Fees Express Fee
Sengal & Pakistan Single / Double / Multiple Entry Free 14,000
The US Single / Double / Multiple Entry 69,000
Canada Single / Double / Multiple Entry 46,300
Other Countries Single-Entry 20,000
Double-Entry 30,000
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 40,000
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 60,000

 Available from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.

Service Fees Collected by the CVASC

Service Types Fees
Regular (5 working days) 21,500
Express (3 working days) 32,300
Courier Service (one way) 32,300

 This Center accepts cash only.


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 updated on Mar. 06, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on v Embassy in Senegal
Asked by Edrissa Jarjue from SENEGAL | Jul. 12, 2023 06:02Reply
Service passport visa application process enquirre
My name is Edrissa Jarjue. Im a Gambian holding a service passport and working at a regional organisation based in Dakar, Senegal. Recently, i aplied for a visa at the visa center in Dakar but the system is only for ordinary passport holders. please advice?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jessica | Jul. 12, 2023 19:48

Hi, the visa center is only available for ordinary visa applications. For diplomatic and service visas, please contact the Chinese Embassy in Senegal. You can refer to the contact information on the page.
Asked by IBRAHIMA diallo from GUINEA | Jun. 26, 2021 11:18Reply
Health code in dakar
I am a guinean,can I apply for the green health code in DKR to travel to China. Note that I am a non resident in SENEGAL
Answers (1)
Answered by Mandy | Jul. 04, 2021 19:21

Dear, you should contact the Chinese embassy in Senegal to see if you can get the green health code.
Asked by Baye Diouf from SENEGAL | Dec. 06, 2020 11:05Reply
Am ask when is the Chinese embassy in Dakar will open and issued a visa
Hi I’m ask when is the Chinese embassy in Dakar will open and Issued a visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Nathan | Dec. 06, 2020 23:18

It now only deals with emergent visa applications. For normal applications, we still need for the further notice.
Asked by Omar Sankareh | Sep. 29, 2020 04:54Reply
The chinese embassy in DAKAR start issuing visa for those resident permits expires. Thank.
Answers (2)
Answered by Charles | Oct. 11, 2020 23:19

As far as I know, yes.
Answered by Kate | Oct. 12, 2020 02:22

Dear, you can contact the visa center to ask:
Tel: 00221-774422929
Asked by Omar | May. 19, 2020 22:47Reply
When you started work
My visa is expire went you guys started work
Answers (1)
Answered by Edward from SENEGAL | May. 20, 2020 19:28

It's unknown at present. Keep close attention on the latest news published on the website of the embassy.
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