How to apply and obtain a Visa to Cabo Verde?: Procedures, Documents required, Types of Visa, Validity, Cost

Procedure to apply and obtain a Visa to Cabo Verde

  • For stays up to ninety days, citizens of sixty-one countries—including the United States and most of Europe—are exempt from needing a visa. Nevertheless, a few days before your arrival, you must still pay the airport security fee and complete an online statement using the E.A.S.E. form.
  • Visit the official website of the Cabo Verdean embassy or consulate to check the specific visa requirements for your nationality and the type of visa you are applying for.
  • Fill out the visa application form provided by the embassy or consulate. Make sure to provide accurate and complete information.
  • Submit your completed application form and supporting documents to your country’s Cabo Verdean embassy or consulate. Some countries might allow you to submit applications online.
  • Pay the required visa fees.
  • The processing time for a visa can vary, so apply well before your planned travel date. Check the expected processing time with the embassy or consulate.
  • Once your visa is approved, collect it from the embassy or consulate. Ensure that all the information on the visa is correct.

Types of visa

1. Tourist Visa: Valid for up to 180 days, ideal for longer vacations or multiple entries.

2. Business Visa: For business meetings, conferences, or short-term work.

3. Work Visa: For employed individuals with a job offer in Cabo Verde

4. Student Visa: For individuals enrolled in academic programs in Cabo Verde

Documents Required

  • Passport with at least six months validity beyond your planned departure from Cabo Verde.
  • Passport-sized photos.
  • Flight itinerary.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Proof of financial means (bank statements, sponsorship letter, etc.).
  • Letter of invitation (if applicable).
  • Travel insurance.

What is the validity of a visa?

  • Tourist visas are generally valid for 30, 60, or 180 days.
  • Business visas are valid for up to 12 months
  • Work and student visas have specific validity periods and fees depending on the circumstances

What is the cost of Cabo Verde?

  •  The cost is 59 € per passenger


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