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EASE Cape Verde pre-registration" can be requested on this form. A photocopy of the passport should be sent once the form has been completed, so that we can check the data. The agreement is materialized by the receipt of a travel authorization in electronic form (PDF), which must be printed and presented on arrival in Cape Verde, by air only.

The authorization is valid for tourist, business, medical or study trips of visa-exempt nationalities, for stays of up to 30 or 90 days. These periods begin on arrival in Cape Verde. The EASE must be presented each time you enter Cape Verde. Travelers must hold a passport valid for at least 2 months after the date of departure from Cape Verde.

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Single rate of 29 โ‚ฌ per passenger
Excluding consular fees, if applicable


Frequently asked questions about EASE Cape Verde

As a foreign national, you do not need to apply for a conventional visa to visit Cape Verde, provided your stay does not exceed 30 days. The Cape Verdean authorities do, however, require all travellers to Cape Verde to make an online declaration a few days before arrival, using the EASE form, regardless of nationality. This form is similar to an e-visa, and will allow you to visit Cape Verde for a maximum of 30 days.

To benefit from the advantages of your EASE, you must arrive in Cape Verde by air at one of the following 4 international airports:Nelson Mandela International Airport in Praia,Amilcar Cabral International Airport in Sal,Cesaria Evora International Airport in Sao Vicente orRabil International Airport in Boa Vista.

Cape Verde Flag in Close Up ShotDo I need an EASE to travel to Cape Verde?

An EASE is required to enter Cape Verde. The only way to be exempted is if one of your parents or your spouse has Cape Verdean nationality. If you had Cape Verdean nationality at birth, you may also be exempted from EASE, in return for providing the Cape Verdean authorities with a birth certificate attesting to your dual nationality. The EASE pre-registration process is not compulsory for children under the age of two, for Cape Verdean passport holders and their children under the age of 18 and their spouses, for passengers of Cape Verdean origin, for foreign nationals established in Cape Verde with resident status, or in certain special cases, such as official travel, flights diverted due to technical or weather problems, or transit situations.

If you wish to visit Cape Verde for more than 30 days, you must apply for a standard visa at a Cape Verdean embassy, in France or elsewhere, depending on your country of residence.

How do I get an EASE for Cape Verde?

The online EASE pre-registration procedure is compulsory to enter Cape Verde. It is generally advisable to apply online for pre-registration at least 5 days before your arrival in Cape Verde, to be sure of obtaining your EASE for Cape Verde on time.

There are several stages to obtaining an EASE for Cape Verde. It is important to follow each step of the online pre-registration procedure to ensure that it runs smoothly. Start by preparing the supporting documents needed to complete the procedure. Simply scan the first page of your passport and send us a copy of your flight tickets. The scanned page of your passport contains essential identification information, such as your date of birth and passport number. All the required information must also be legible on the scan provided.

You will then need to fill in your EASE application form, indicating the reason for your stay in Cape Verde (tourism, business or study), your place of arrival (at one of the 4 international airports where EASE is accepted), your flight number for your arrival in Cape Verde, and your accommodation during your stay (name of first hotel, address and telephone number).

Once you've completed the application form, you'll be able to pay the mandatory airport security fee of 3,400 CVE(โ‚ฌ31). Payment is made directly online by bank transfer. All that's left to do is retrieve your EASE from your mailbox and check that it matches your application. For your convenience, we recommend that you print out your EASE for Cape Verde.

What are the pre-registration formalities for obtaining an EASE for Cape Verde?

EASE Cap VertTo obtain your EASE for Cape Verde, you will be asked to provide an approved visa agency with certain supporting documents, enabling them to complete the EASE form. You'll need to present a scan of the first page of your passport, which must be valid for at least 2 months beyond the expiry date of your EASE. You'll also need to provide your flight details.

The pre-registration formalities to benefit from an EASE for Cape Verde include entering your passport details, entering the details of your stay in Cape Verde, and finally taking into account information relating to booked flights, planned travel dates or planned accommodation (in a hotel, with family or friends).

How long does it take to obtain an EASE for Cape Verde, and how long is it valid?

The average processing time for an EASE application for Cape Verde is around 48 hours, but some applications can take between 2 and 5 days depending on the number of applications processed by the Cape Verdean authorities. We therefore advise you to apply for an EASE for Cape Verde at least 5 days before your arrival in Cape Verde, so that you can be sure of obtaining your EASE on time.

The EASE for Cape Verde is valid for 30 days from the date of issue. This means you can enter Cape Verde for a maximum of 30 days, with a single entry. If you leave the Cape Verde archipelago before your EASE expires, and wish to return immediately afterwards, you will need to apply for a new EASE.

How much does an EASE cost in Cape Verde?

The airport tax included in an EASE to Cape Verde is 3,400 Cape Verde escudos. This amount must be paid during the online pre-registration procedure. In addition to this compulsory fee, you'll need to add an agency fee, which depends on the accredited visa agency you choose to work with. Pre-registration for Cape Verde generally costs โ‚ฌ31, excluding service charges.

What is EASE?

The EASE is an electronic authorization including an airport tax which allows access to the territory of Cape Verde.

Do I have to apply for EASE before arriving in Cape Verde?

This document is mandatory for all non-citizens wishing to visit Cape Verde.

Can I do my EASE when I arrive at the airport?

Yes, it is possible to do this when you arrive at the airport, but it is advisable to do it online to avoid a long wait at the airport.

What is the purpose of the Airport Security Fee (TSA) in Cape Verde?

The airport security charge (TSA) is due as compensation for services provided to air travellers, and is intended to cover the costs of human and material resources allocated to ensuring border security and safety, preventing and repressing illegal acts, and strengthening the security of Cape Verdean civil aviation.

Do children under 12 have to apply for EASE?

Yes, this document is mandatory for all passengers.

How long is the EASE Cape Verde valid for?

Once granted, E.A.S.E authorization for visa-exempt nationalities is valid for 1 year from the date of issue.

Is the EASE valid for one or more entries? How long can I stay in Cape Verde?

The EASE is valid for a single entry for up to 90 days per stay.

How long must my passport be valid to apply for the EASE?

The passport must be valid for six months from the date of departure from Cape Verde.

What's the difference between a visa and EASE?

The EASE is an airport texa which allows access to the territory of Cape Verde. The visa allows you to stay in the country. Even passengers in possession of a visa must obtain an EASE before entering the country.

Do I have to enter via the same airport as the one on my EASE?

It is generally advisable to enter Cape Verde via the same airport as the one listed on your EASE. The EASE is an electronic system set up by the Cape Verdean authorities to control the entry of foreigners into their territory.

What do I do if I don't receive my EASE?

You can contact the authorities. It may be a typing error. If not, you can make your request when you arrive in Cape Verde at the airport.

Will I be able to enter the country with an EASE?

Payment of the airport tax does not guarantee you access to the territory. The immigration officer will make the final decision.

What documents do I need to apply for EASE Cape Verde?

You need a passport valid for six months from the date of your departure from Cape Verde and the flight number of your arrival in Cape Verde.

Which airports are authorized in Cape Verde?

You must arrive in Cape Verde by air at one of the following 4 international airports: Nelson Mandela International Airport in Praia, Amilcar Cabral International Airport in Sal, Cesaria Evora International Airport in Sao Vicente or Rabil International Airport in Boa Vista.

If I go on a cruise, do I need an EASE to enter by sea?

The EASE is for arrival by air only. For arrival by sea, a visa application must be made at one of the following ports: Santiago Island: port of Praia; Sรฃo Vicente Island: port of Mindelo; Sal Island: port of Palmeira.

Can I extend my EASE beyond 90 days?

It is possible to extend your stay in Cape Verde beyond the 90 days granted by your EASE authorization, but this depends on your nationality and the reason for your trip. Please contact the local authorities when you arrive.

I made a mistake in the application: is it possible to modify the EASE?

It is not possible to modify an EASE. You will have to reapply, or make your request directly to the airport.

Do I need a return flight to apply for an EASE?

Yes, you must prove that you will leave the country before the end of the maximum stay period.

Is there a time limit between two stays in Cape Verde?

There is no time limit between two stays in Cape Verde. The frequency and duration of your stays should not give the impression that you are seeking to circumvent the rules and establish yourself indirectly and permanently in the country. This notion is left to the discretion of the local immigration authorities.

If I make a stopover in Senegal, will I have any problems when I get to Cape Verde?

If you have a stopover in Senegal before heading to Cape Verde, this shouldn't be a problem as long as you have the necessary travel documents to enter both countries.

My airline is Royal Air Maroc, is it a problem to get the EASE?

Some travelers may find it difficult to board with an EASE completed online. However, your EASE is valid even if you have completed it online. We advise you to contact the airline in advance of your trip.

Cape Verde: compulsory and recommended vaccines

Mandatory vaccines

  • Yellow fever: A certificate is required for entry into the country, for travelers over 9 months old from countries where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission, and for travelers who have transferred at an airport in a country where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.

Recommended vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B: Long or repeated stays
  • Malaria: Seasonal and sporadic transmission from August to November on Santiago and Boa Vista islands.
  • Rabies: In case of prolonged stay in isolation
  • Typhoid fever: Prolonged stay or precarious hygienic conditions