Passport Application

The requirements are:

  1. Duly completed passport application form (The passport form is sold at the Embassy at 50, 000 CFA).
  2. Evidence of citizenship:
    1. Birth certificate – (this is a requirement for all new passport applicants).
    2. Old/expired passport
    3. Voters ID Card
  3. Four 4 passport-size photos
  4. For applications for children who were born in Senegal or countries of concurrent accreditation namely The Gambia, Cape Verde and Mauritania, copies of the bio data page of the parents passport is a requirement.

The application form must be witnessed by a person in any of the under listed categories to whom the applicant is personally known:

  1. A senior clergyman
  2. A commissioned Officer of the Armed Forces (Captain and above) or persons of equivalent rank in the security services.
  3. A senior civil or public servant (Principal Executive and above)
  4. Registered medical practitioner
  5. A solicitor or barrister
  6. Head of a recognized educational institution
  7. Other recognized professionals registered with their regulating bodies
  8. GUARANTORS: By their undertaking, the Guarantors are deemed to have agreed jointly and severally to pay all expenses that may be incurred by the government on the Applicant in the event of the Applicant being repatriated or dying abroad.