Work Permit

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


If you plan to work in Senegal for more than 3 months, You need a work permit prior to travelling.

Application Procedure:

  • Letter of invitation from the company.
  • Letter of motivation (written by the applicant).
  • Payment slips.
  • Submit all the documents to the Ministry of Internal affairs;
  • Go to the Ministry of Interior Affairs to the ministry after about 2 weeks and pay for a Special Pass.
  • Pick up passport later with Special Pass as the work permit is being processed.
  • Physically go to the Min of Interior Affairs Office to inquire about if your work permit has been processed. If it is, you give them your passport. you need to find out if they need to keep it for a few days (or weeks) or if they can process it straight away.
  • Make payment for Work Permit.
  • Receive the work permit.


12 months



120 Month(s)



250 max.


Processing time

1-2 week(s)




What are eligibility requirements for the Work Permit?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You need a job offer/contract from an employer in Senegal.
  • You should be in good health.
  • You should be of good conduct.
  • You need to pay visa fee.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Work Permit?

7 Document Required

  • Visa application form.
  • 2 recent passport size photographs.
  • Certified copy of the original employment contract.
  • Letter of motivation (written by the applicant).
  • Original Police Clearance Certificate From Country of Origin.
  • Medical certificate/reports.
  • Payment slips.

Talent Migration data for Senegal

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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