Emergency Assistance

In the event of an emergency involving a U.S. citizen please use the following numbers (please note that the following numbers are located in Dakar or the United States):

  • During working hours: +221 33.879.4000. Working hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • During non-working hours call Post One (U.S. Embassy, Dakar) — After Hours: +221 33.879.4444.
  • The Department of State’s Office of Overseas Citizen Services can be reached from within the U.S. toll free at 888-407-4747.

Note: Since there is no U.S. Embassy in Guinea-Bissau, our ability to assist Americans in an emergency in Guinea-Bissau is severely limited. All Americans traveling to Guinea-Bissau are strongly encouraged to register with the U.S. Embassy.