International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vatican City to Cape Verde.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
22.88
Decreased by14.24
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
53.35%
Increased by0.49%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Cape Verde by air or by sea. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
9/28/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR nasal swab test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure or a COVID-19 rapid antigen test result taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure to Cape Verde. The test must be taken in a certified private laboratory.

Travelers must have a negative test result for inter-island travel as well.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Rapid Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
  • A Ag Rdt Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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Description

Travelers must fill the pre-registration form online, preferably 5 days before travel to Cape Verde.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2;
  • Travelers who are residents in Cape Verde.
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travelers are required to fill out an international health form online before departure to Cape Verde.

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Recommended

Recommended proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers recommended to present a valid vaccination certificate for internal travel and to access services in Cape Verde.

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Travelers arriving from the United Kingdom will need a paper version of proof of recovery or vaccination (digital NHS Card is not accepted).

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Mandatory

Mandatory Airport Security Tax Form

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Description

Travelers must submit the Airport Security Tax Form (TSA) and pay 3,400 escudos (approximately £30). If you’re traveling with a tour operator, check whether the cost of the TSA is included in your package.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2;
  • Travelers who are residents in Cape Verde.
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Cape Verde.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Description

Travelers are required to present a health pass before checking in to hotels and other tourist accommodations and when participating in a large sporting, cultural, recreational, and social gathering. The health pass consists of one of the following:

  • Proof of vaccination;
  • Proof of a COVID-19 negative test;
  • Proof of recovery from COVID-19.

Citizens and residents in Cape Verde may check if eligible for a COVID certificate issued by Cape Verde.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18 accompanied by their parents.
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Cape Verde.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 10 years and older must wear masks in all public spaces, including on public roads. Violation of this requirement is subject to a fine of up to 15,000 CVE (approximately $165).

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form for inter-island travelers

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Description

Inter-island travelers will need to complete an online health surveillance form.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Cape Verde.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
22.88
Decreased by14.24
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
11.70%
Increased by-1.60%
at 12/10/2020
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
53.35%
Increased by0.49%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
299,770
Increased by2,772
at 12/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.47
Decreased by0.25
at 12/4/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

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Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

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Unknown
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Public transportation

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Restaurants

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Bars

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Nightclubs

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Unknown
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Shops

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Unknown
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