Cabo Verde

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Cabo Verde?

0 New COVID cases in Cabo Verde
0 New COVID deaths in Cabo Verde
54.68% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Basic facts about Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde is a country located in Western Africa. The capital of Cabo Verde is Praia and the most spoken language is Portuguese. The national currency in Cabo Verde is Cape Verdean escudo (CVE).

What taxi apps are available in Cabo Verde?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Cabo Verde. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)Official currency
1 EUR~110.62 CVE
1 USD~104.65 CVE

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Cabo Verde?

There are 2 common plug types used in Cabo Verde:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Cabo Verde?

Currently, citizens of 58 countries can enter Cabo Verde without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Cabo Verde?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Cabo Verde.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Is it safe in Cabo Verde?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Cabo Verde was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in Cabo Verde

132 Police
131 Ambulance
131 Fire police
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