Senegal visa requirements for Equatorial Guineans

Travel and visa requirements

Senegalese Visa is not required for Equatorial Guineans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Equatorial Guinea visiting Senegal are granted visa on arrival for a duration of stay up to 30 days.
  • Citizens are required to provide a passport valid for the duration of stay upon arrival.
  • Passports of citizens must have at least a page left for visa stamps.
  • All visitors must have onward towards another country or return tickets to their home country.
  • Visitors are expected to provide a certificate of Yellow Fever vaccination upon arrival.
  • Pet animals are allowed to enter provided that they are accompanied by a veterinary health certificate which is issued less than 48 hours before departure and a certificate of vaccination against Rabies. 
  • All visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • There are no restrictions on monies taken in and out of the country.
  • Visitors should hold proof of sufficient funds (especially in form of a recent bank statement) relative to your intended length of stay.
  • Visitors are advised to confirm with your airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa before traveling to Senegal.
  • In Senegal, the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D, E and K. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The estimated flight time from Equatorial Guinea to Dakar, Senegal is 4 hours, 42 minutes.
  • Senegal is on the Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) therefore, Equatorial Guinea is 1 hour ahead of Senegal.
  • French is the official language, although many native languages are spoken and recognized.
  • Senegal has a tropical climate with pleasant heat throughout the year accompanied by well-defined dry and humid seasons that result from northeast winter winds and southwest summer winds. 
  • The dry season between December to April is dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind. while Senegal's annual rainfall occurs between June and October.
  • French is the official language while Wolof is considered as its lingua franca because it is widely spoken by a majority of its population.
  • Senegal is a secular state but Islam is the predominant religion in the country with a Christian community that is made up of 4.1% of the population while a few people take up animist beliefs particularly in the southeastern region of the country.
  • Because Senegal borders the Atlantic Ocean, fish is very important. Chicken, lamb, peas, eggs and beef are also used in Senegalese cooking, but not pork, due to the nation's largely Muslim population.
  • Hospitality, in theory, is given such importance in Senegalese culture that it is widely considered to be part of the national identity.
  • Wrestling is Senegal's most popular sport and has become a national obsession.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Senegal?

Senegal is known for being a safe country and while visitors especially female solo travellers should take the typical precautions you would when traveling alone, visiting solo in Senegal should not present any big problems. The locals are friendly, and robberies and violent crime against tourists are pretty uncommon.

Is Senegal a developed or developing country?

Senegal has a strong education system and a stable democracy and the country is still developing continuously without major crises. 

What is the capital of Senegal?

Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal with a population of 1,030,594 people. The city also houses the Presidential Palace.