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For US and Canadian citizens: a passport valid for at least 6 months is required
but no visa is necessary if the stay does not exceed 90 days.


For other nationalities, inquire :

at the Senegal Embassy in Washington (202) 234-0540 or visit us at 2112 Wyoming Ave Northwest, Washington DC 20008

at the Senegal Consulat (917) 493-8950/51/52 or write us at 271 W 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
or at the Embassy in Ottawa (613) 238 6392 or write us at 57 Avenue Malborough, Ottawa-Ontario, Canada K1N8E8


There is no limit on the amount of money that can be imported into Senegal.

Only 50 000 FCFA per person is allowed out of the country. One camera, one (non-professional) video camera, 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, one bottle of wine, one bottle of alcohol are allowed duty-free.



There are no sale taxes, but a tourist tax is charged in hotels. It is about $1.00 per
person, per night. There is no departure tax at the airport.

For more information, contact
Direction Generale des Douanes, 5 Place De l'Independance.








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