Papers and vaccines for Senegal

Before hitting the road for your journey, it’s crucial to ensure you’re well-prepared administratively and medically. Here are some practical tips regarding the necessary documents and vaccines for your trip to Senegal :

Essential Documents


Ensure your passport is valid for the entire duration of your stay in Senegal. It’s recommended that it be valid for at least six months after your intended date of return.


Nationalities exempt from visas include: citizens of the European Union, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Republic), Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, India, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Micronesia, Monaco, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Nationalities requiring a visa or e-visa: nationals of all other countries can obtain their e-visa online or through Senegalese embassies and consulates.

Visa Info

Visa Senegal

International Driving Permit

A national driving license is sufficient.

Travel Insurance

Subscribe to travel insurance covering medical emergencies, medical evacuation, and other eventualities during your stay in Senegal.

Vaccines and Medical Precautions

Yellow Fever

The yellow fever vaccine is mandatory for entry into Senegal. Make sure to get vaccinated at least 10 days before your departure and keep your vaccination certificate handy.

Other Recommended Vaccines

Although not mandatory, it’s strongly recommended to get vaccinated against hepatitis A, typhoid, typhoid fever, and rabies, depending on the duration and nature of your stay.

Medications and First Aid

Pack a first aid kit containing common medications such as anti-diarrheals, pain relievers, antihistamines, as well as any specific medications you may need. Also, ensure you have adequate supplies of your prescription medications.

By following these tips and ensuring you have all the necessary documents and vaccines, you can fully focus on exploring and discovering all that Senegal has to offer. At Africa Camper Expedition, we’re here to help you plan the trip of your dreams and provide you with an unforgettable travel experience.

Bon voyage and enjoy your adventure in Senegal to the fullest !