Mondassur, travel insurance
& expat insurance expert
+33 1 80 87 57 80

Government : Republic

Capital : Dakar

Area : 196 722 Km²

Population : 11,6 million

Official languages : French

Currency : Franc CFA

Vaccines and health

Mandatory vaccination

A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is mandatory for all travellers over one year of age.

Recommended vaccinations

For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, Meningitis A & C and for those people at risk: Tuberculosis, Rabies.

For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay), Meningitis A & C , Typhoid (1, long stay for those over 5 years old).

Local diseases

In Senegal, you must be warned about AIDS, Amebiasis, Ascaris, Bilharziosis, Hepatitis A & B, Leishmaniasis, Malaria, Meningitis, Rabies, Sexually transmitted diseases, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Tetanus, Polio, Tuberculosis, Typhoid, Yellow Fever.

When to go ?

The best season to visit Senegal goes from October to June.

Visas and diplomacy

For all information, please contact your embassy or the Senegalese consulate.

Food and drinks

Hygienic problems variable  in restaurants, markets and shops. Avoid tap water. Better to consume local bottled water or imported.

Best places to go

The Sandaga  market and Soumbédioune, a  traditional village of fishermen, Goree island, the old capital of Senegal Saint-Louis, The National Park of Niokolo-Koba and the  Delta of Casamance.

Contact Details

Contact Us

+33 1 80 87 57 80
  WhatsApp : +33 7 66 54 12 12
Skype : Mondassur

19, rue des Longs Prés
92100 Boulogne - FRANCE

Our opening hours are from 9:00 to 18:00 Central Europe Time from Monday to Friday to contact our consultants. Our medical platforms are reachable 24/24 and 365 days a year..

Do you have questions on your insurance plan, you would like to purchase a travel insurance or receive a quote for an expat insurance ? Please send us an email ; we will answer you within 24h00 business days.