Senegal visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Senegalese Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • South African passport holders can visit Senegal visa free for a duration of 30 days. 
  • Intending visitors can stay on a tourist or business visa. 
  • Visitors require a visa on arrival to visit Senegal. 
  • Your visa to Senegal is valid for a duration of 90 days. 
  • Before entry into Senegal, visitors must have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date, and a return/onward ticket, and a proof of accommodation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do they speak English in Senegal?

Yes, many people in Senegal speak English.

Is it safe to travel to Senegal?

Yes, Senegal is known to be a safe country.

What currency is used in Senegal?

The official currency in Senegal is the CFA franc.

What vaccination do I need to travel to Senegal?
Tourist should ensure they are vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, meningitis and polio.

Is there Zika in Senegal?

Yes, there is risk of ongoing Zika virus transmission in Senegal.