Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||no||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months when you leave the country.
Generally required, except for citizens of the following countries for a tourist or business stay of up to 90 days: (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries; (b) Switzerland.
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Germany, Austria Tourist Visa: Free (for stays up to 90 days). Switzerland tourist visa: free.
Visa types and costs
Tourist, Business and Transit Visa.
Maximum 3 months.
Otherwise, transit travelers requiring a visa who continue their journey on the same aircraft, do not leave the transit area and have onward travel documents do not require a transit visa. In person at the consular section of the embassy (see contact addresses). The visa is usually collected in person by the applicant.
Entry visa: (a) 2 completed and signed application forms. (b) Visa fee (payment online by credit card). (c) 2 passport photos. (d) Passport that is still valid for 6 months upon entry and a copy of the first five pages. (e) Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of the stay. (f) Registered return addressed envelope. (g) Proof of Accommodation. (h) 2 copies of the return or onward flight ticket. (i) Residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. Business visa: (a) – (i), (j) Company letter.
About 1 week. For applications from citizens who need a special permit, the processing time takes 4-6 weeks.
Entry with children
German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Attention: Minors under the age of 12 traveling without parents/guardians need a certified consent from the Senegalese Embassy in Berlin with a certified translation into French. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.