Dakar – Partial restart consular services as of August 1, 2020

The consular department of the Dutch embassy in Dakar will partially resume consular services as of 1 August 2020.

From that date, the embassy will process MVV and travel document applications to a limited extent (2 days a week) and by appointment only. You can make an appointment for this via the online appointment system. From August 14, you can also make an appointment via e-mail for the basic civic integration exams abroad.

Regarding Schengen visa applications, you can only submit the following applications:

  • applications from family members of Dutch nationals
  • applications for people with a demonstrably essential profession
  • applications for people with a long-distance relationship
  • humanitarian applications.

More information about the exception categories can be found on the page Q&A's short stay visa (Schengenvisa).

For other consular services, please contact the embassy at the following email address: DAK-CA@minbuza.nl.

The consular section is closed by the coronavirus until 31 July 2020. In 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.