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Embassy of Canada to Senegal, in Dakar

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Senegal.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Cabo Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Death abroad

Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


corner of Galliéni and Amadou Cissé Dia Streets, Dakar, Senegal

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Date Holiday
2022-01-03 New Year's Day
2022-04-04 Senegal Independence Day
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-05-03 Korité (Aïd el-Fitr)
2022-05-23 Victoria Day
2022-07-01 Canada Day
2022-07-11 Tabaski (Aïd el-Kébir)
2022-07-12 Day after Tabaski
2022-08-15 Assumption
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Maouloud/Mawlid/Thanksgiving
2022-12-26 Christmas
2022-12-27 Boxing Day
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