Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Dakar

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Welcome to the Appointment-System of the German Embassy Dakar!

To apply for a visa to Germany and the Schengen States you are required to make an appointment.

The online Appointment-System enables the Embassy to provide an orderly and efficient service to its customers at all time.

You can find detailed information about the different types of visas and how to apply for them on our website . Please visit our website and read the information carefully before making an appointment. On our website you will also find the necessary application forms. 

Incomplete applications can not be admitted: the application will be returned without additional charges and a new appointment has to be arranged.

Please only book an appointment which you are actually able to keep.

If you can not keep your booked appointment, you are kindly asked to cancel it. This will help us to reduce long terms of waiting and leaves a gap for emergencies. 

Please note that the appointments offered on this system are the earliest appointments possible.

It is required that you show up to the appointment in person.

The address of the German Embassy Dakar is:

20 Avenue Pasteur - Dakar - Sénégal

Please press "continue" to book your appointment for a visa application now.


Long stay visa

National visa for taking up a longer or permanent residence in Germany (longer than 90 days).

This visa is required for:

  • University studies
  • scholarship
  • research
  • language course
  • work
  • formation
  • voluntary work
  • Au pair
  • internship or training
  • re-entry (after loss of passport or expiration of residence permit)

Please note that the applicant's passport number is a mandatory field on the electronic booking form. If the passport number is not entered correctly, the appointment is considered null and void!


Visa for family reunion

Booking an appointment:


In general:

Please fill in the applicant‘s information according to the passport data page. You will receive a confirmation e-mail for the appointment to the e-mail address provided. Please print out this confirmation e-mail and bring it to your appointment. The appointment cannot take place if a print-out of the confirmation is not presented.


Please bear in mind that you only need to book one appointment per family.


It is essential that you read the respective information leaflets very carefully and carry all the required documents (2 complete sets of copies of each document) at the time of appointment. Should the documents be incomplete at the time of your appointment, your application may be refused and a new appointment would need to be booked.


A visa for family reunion may be applied for in the following cases:


1. Family reunion for children: A child living in Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau or Cape Verde Islands is supposed to join one or both parent(s) in Germany.


2. Family reunion - joining a German child: The mother or the father of a German child wants to join this German child in Germany. This also applies if the parent wants to move to Germany together with the child.


3. An intended marriage in Germany: Your fiancé(e) is in Germany and you are planning to get married after your arrival in Germany.


4. Family reunion – joining a spouse: You want to join your spouse in Germany.


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