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Travellers of non-French nationality should contact the Senegalese Embassy or Consulate closest to where they live for specific details. Please note that each participant is financially in charge of all the administrative documents (passport, customs formality, authorisations, visas, vaccinations, etc...). The following information is only given as an indication, and we couldn’t be held responsible for cancellation due to lack of documents in order.


You will need at least a passport valid for more than 6 months after the end of your stay. Depending on your nationality, you'll need to find out what other documents you should need to comply with the Senegalese authorities.


When you arrive at Blaise-Diagne (AIBD) airport of DAKAR, police will inquire about your place of stay : you'll tell them it's : CAMPEMENT ESSAMAYE - MARFAFACO - FIMLA, as well as on the landing card if applicable.


Yellow fever : This vaccine is no longer required for entry in Senegal. However, it is advisable to be up to date with your yellow fever vaccination. In practice, Senegalese health authorities may require the presentation of an international vaccination booklet at the border, even for passengers from European countries. According to a recent WHO recommendation, a single vaccination against yellow fever is valid for life. No other vaccination is compulsory, but some are recommended.

Malaria treatment : Unfortunately Senegal is not free of malaria. You should ask your doctor or at the hospital for the most efficient preventive treatment according to the dates of your stay. Malaria is transmitted through mosquitoes bites. They often bite at day break and night fall. It is therefore advisable to wear impregnable clothing and use repellent in mornings and evenings


The official money of Senegal is the franc CFA (1€ = 655,96 CFA). Except in big cities, it is often impossible to use a credit card to pay for purchases, due to the lack of terminals.

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