Botschaft der Republik Cabo Verde



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The visa application can be done at the Embassy in Berlin or by a Honorary consulate (see the list of Honorary consulates here).

The Nationalities of ECOWAS ( CEDEAO ) don't need a visa ( Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Gambia, Cóte d'Ivoire, Guinea-Conacri, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Benin, Togo) and Southafrica.

All other nationalities need a visa ( German citizens and foreign citizens ).


Visa categories:

  • Family simple visa: only for married persons with minor children, 57,- euro together (transit or tourist)

For non married parent, only 1 parent +children ( 57,- euro ); the other partner paies 45,- euro. The family visa is valid for 3 months for 1 entry.


The stay in Cabo Verde ist limited to maximum 3 months from entry.


  • Family multiple entries visa: only for married persons with minor children, 110,- euro together (transit or tourist)

    For non married parents, only 1 parent +children ( 110,- euro ); the other partner paies 87,- euro.

    the family multiple entries visa is valid 2 or 3 years if the passport is also valid for this time.

The stay in Cabo Verde ist limited to maximum 3 months from entry. After this time you have to leave the country.

The 1. entry should be done during the 6 months after issuance of the visa.

As the visa validity is only 6 months from issuance, the application shouldn't be too early.

  • Collective visa: valid as from 5 persons.

    It is necessary to send the list of the passagers with all informations of the passport ( name, surname, number of the passport, date of issue etc. ), 1 copy of the passport with the foto, the visa application formular fulfilled, 1 foto, the data of the flight ( arrival and departure, copy of confirmation of the flight ), the bank data and titular of the account, ( 34,- euro per person ).

The collective visa only is valid by arrival and departure of the passagers together.

It is valid for only 1 entrance.

The stay in Cabo Verde ist limited to maximum 3 months from entry.

  • Individual simple visa: for single, married people without children, divorced people or widower, major children ( 45,- euro/person ); (Transit or tourist )

The stay in Cabo Verde ist limited to maximum 3 months from entry.

  • Individual simple multiple entries visa: for single, married people without children, divorced people or widower, major children (87,- euro/person).

The individual simple multiple entries visa is valid for 2 or 3 years when the passport is still valid.


The 1. entry should be done during the 6 months after issuance of the visa.

The stay in Cabo Verde ist limited to maximum 3 months from entry. After this time you have to leave the country.


  • Cruises : for 1 entrance during about 8 hours without slipping on board / on the territorial water of Cabo Verde, a visa isn't necessary.


Visa on arrival:

The „visa on arrival „ in Cabo Verde at the airport is possible for countries that do not have any embassy or consulate of Cabo Verde in their country.

Otherwise you should ask your airline if you can travel from Germany without visa.

We recommand to apply for the visa before traveling because it can happen that the passager won't be allowed to take off.

The visa fees on arrival doesn't belong to the competence of the Embassy in Berlin but to the customs at the airport , so it cannot be given any information.


We recommand to send the documents via registered mail to back up the documents at the post office.

For foreign countries:

The traveler has to organize the pick up of the passport.

Please don't forget to send an envelop to send you back the passport stamped with the taxes of the post office from Germany: the taxes for the returning passport can be paied together with the visa fees.


DOCUMENTS:


  • The visa application form can be downloaded here from the Homepage.
    References and confirmation of the flight are not necessary; a confirmation / copy of the jurney / flight with the date of entrance is enough. ( except for collective visa – see above ).

  • The ORIGINAL PASSPORT ( not a copy ) and all the documents have to be sent 10 days at least before traveling to the Embassy ( from Germany ).

For foreign countries you will need more time.

  • 1 normal original foto ( not a copy )

  • an addressed-enough-stamped envelop is necessary to send back the passport


Bank informations:

Commerzbank Berlin

SWIFT/BIC: COBA DE FF XXX

IBAN: DE 46 1004 0000 0266 87 47 00.


Please send a copy of the Bank transfer: receipt of the bank, extract of account or PC-print

The time of issuance is about 3-5 working days aditionnaly to the deadline of the post office.


Attention:

From 01.01.2016 the refund of the paid visa will be only guaranted after deduction of the remittance and of the processing effort costs.