You’ll need a visa to enter Cape Verde. Travel agents dealing with Cape Verde can often arrange visas.
It’s also possible to get a visa on arrival, although some travellers have reported difficulties and delays. For further information contact the Honorary Consulate of Cape Verde at CapeVerde@jonathanlux.co.uk
You can get a visa before you travel from
The Embassy of Cape Verde,
3, Avenue El-Hadjily MBAYE,
The Cape Verde Embassy in Brussels,
Ambassade du Cap-Vert,
Telephone:+32 2 64 36 270
Fax:+32 2 64 63 385
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Cape Verde.
UK Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Cape Verde.
Yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers who are arriving from, or have transited through, countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.