Useful information



You will need a passport that is valid for at least six months.

Further information:


The unit of currency is the franco CFA
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 08.00am until 11.00am and from 14.30pm until 16.30pm.


French is the official language.

Vaccination and Health precautions

A certificate of vaccination against yellow fever is required for travelers over one year of age. Private health facilities in the capital are generally reliable, with the exception of some types of specialized treatment. We advise against using public health facilities. It is a good idea to take out an international insurance policy before beginning your trip.


To phone Italy from abroad, the country code is 0039 + city code + phone number. To phone Senegal from abroad, the country code is 00221+ phone number. There is one landline telephone company (Sonatel) and there are three cell phone companies (Orange, Tigo, Sudatel). Roaming agreements are available from all Italian providers.

Electronic equipments

Electricity is 220V.