Following recent directives from the Government, the British Council has limited operations with several restrictions in place. These are as follows:



In compliance with the latest directive from the Government all paper-based and computer-delivered IELTS tests scheduled to be delivered by the British Council in Senegal have been suspended until further notice.

All test takers have been informed about the IELTS test cancellation. 

To transfer your test to an alternate date or cancel your test and request a refund, contact us via email 


Our centre is closed is closed in line with the Senegalese government mandate – all schools and universities closed from 16 March for 3 weeks.

We understand how disappointed you are that your English course was put on hold, we are introducing a virtual platform because we don’t want you to miss out on your learning progress. A member of our customer services team will be in touch with all impacted students to provide further information. You can also contact us via telephone at 777400140/ 777403837 or by email at


All previously open calls for applications are now temporarily closed.

You can however access content from our programmes to help you on your Creative Enterprise journey.

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Our offices are closed to the public for the time being, but you can contact us via telephone during our normal working days at 777400140/ 777403837 or by email at

During this uncertain time, our students, customers and partners’ health is our priority. 

Please stay up to date on current welfare guidelines, available here: