Netherlands embassy in Dakar

Contact details

Joan Wiegman
37, Rue Jacques Bugnicourt
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Opening hours

Contact via email:

For general questions: send an email to

For consular questions: send an email via the contact form

General opening times:

Monday to Thursday: 8.30 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 16.30 hours.

Friday: 8.30 - 14.00 hours.

Check the days on which the embassy is closed.

Contact details for Consular Section

Opening hours

Due to the Coronavirus the consular section is closed until further notice. In case of an emergency you can call and you will be automatically transferred to the 24/7 Contact Center in The Hague. You can also call the 24/7 Contact Center directly by calling +31 (0) 247 247 247.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9.00 - 16.00 hours.
Friday: 9.00 - 13.30 hours.

No mobile phone: you are not allowed to bring your mobile phone with you to your appointment.

Passports, ID cards, consular certificates, legalisations of signature, copy conform original and MVV applications (by appointment only)

Make an appointment via our online appointment system.

A separate appointment is required for each person.

Check the status of your passport-, ID card- or MVV application.

Dutch nationality certificate

Read on the page Applying for a Dutch nationality certificate if you live in Senegal, which documents you need and how to apply for the certificate.

Legalisation of documents from Mauritania (send an email)

The embassy only legalises documents from Mauritania. Therefore, please send a scan of the front and back page your document(s) by email to the embassy first. The embassy will then contact you to explain the procedure.

Schengen and Caribbean short-stay visa (via VFS Global)

Make an appointment via the website of VFS Global.

Civic integration exam abroad (by appointment only)

Send an email to make an appointment.

Collection of documents (no appointment needed)

Monday until Thursday: 14.30 - 15.30 hours.

Check the days on which the embassy is closed.

Consular questions?

You can ask your question:

  • by phone: +221338292121. If you are calling from the Netherlands, call +31 247 247 247.
  • via WhatsApp. Click here to send us a WhatsApp message. Or add our number +31 6 8238 8055 to the contacts list on your smartphone and then send a message.
  • via the contact form.




Time difference with the Netherlands

Daylight saving time: 2 hours earlier / Standard time: 1 hour earlier