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Learn More: Pre-Arrival Registration

CAPE VERDE IS OPEN- Cape Verde has re-opened for tourism.

On January 1st, 2019, the Cape Verde government announced that citizens of the European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco and Andorra must complete a Pre-Arrival Registration in order to enter Cape Verde. This Pre-Arrival Registration allows travelers to enter the country for tourist purposes and enables them to stay in Cape Verde for up to . The process is very simple and 100% online. Once the application has been approved, the applicant will receive an official document via email that must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival.

The Cape Verde Pre-Arrival Registration is an electronic admission document which travelers can complete in advance of their intended arrival date, and thus avoid wasting time and paper at the airport. Applicants will receive their Pre-Arrival Registration via email. offers this service to help travelers save time and avoid long lines at the airport and charge a service fee.

Required Documents to Apply

Important Instructions

  • Travelers must have their passport with at least 6-months’ validity after the intended date of departure from Cape Verde.

  • The Cape Verde Pre-Arrival Registration allows applicants a to Cape Verde, where they can remain for up to (short term visa).

  • Applicants can apply for a Cape Verde Pre-Arrival Registration only if the purpose of the visit is tourism.

  • Possession of a Pre-Arrival Registration for Cape Verde does not provide automatic right of entry for the holder into the Country. The Immigration Officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if he considers that such a person is unable to fulfil the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in Cape Verde would be contrary to national interests or security.


You can always contact our customer service team. Our visa experts are available 24/7, and they will be glad to help you resolve the problem.

Our iVisa experts carefully review all visa applications and accompanying documentation before submitting them to avoid rejections. However, if government officials find any errors and reject your application, you can rest assured that iVisa will refund your iVisa processing fee. Government fees will not be refunded.

You may reapply if your Cape Verde Pre-Registration has been canceled or rejected.

You need to apply at least six business days before your trip to get the document on time, and you can do so by choosing the Super Rush Processing. Check above for all processing time options.
In this case, you should contact our customer support team as soon as possible to help you solve the problem. Our experts will assist you at any time of the day..
You will receive the document via email once it is accepted. In addition, you will receive an email notification if your application has any problems.

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