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Cape Verde Visas

Apply for a visa before you travel to Cape Verde Islands.

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Cape Verde Visas for First Choice Package Holidays

You'll need a visa to enter the Cape Verde Islands. The cost of this is included in all Thomson and Portland package holidays* - but it's essential you register your details with us at least 7 days before you travel so that we can process the visa application for you. This can be done via the link below. *For entry visas only – does not include visas applied for via the consulate.

Once you've applied for your visa, your passport will be stamped when you arrive at passport control in Cape Verde. This stamp is your entry visa. There's no need for you to approach the Visa office at the airport - simply proceed through to baggage reclaim.

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Visa application for the Cape Verde Islands

It’s really important you give us the correct information when applying for your visa so we can make sure this is ready for your arrival in Cape Verde. Please double-check all your details before submitting your application.

A few other things you should know…

  • You’ll need to submit your visa application form on our website at least 7 days before you’re due to travel.
  • The Cape Verde visa application needs to be completed in addition to providing API information to us before you travel.
  • If we don’t receive your application or you provide incorrect information, you’ll need to pay 25 Euros cash for your visa when you arrive in Cape Verde.
  • If you need to pay for a visa on arrival, please join the queue marked ‘visas’ on the left side on arrival at your destination airport.
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Please note that British Citizens travelling to the Cape Verde islands require a passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months upon their return to the UK and an entrance visa.

Important - Flight Only Customers

If you have booked a Flight Only with Thomson Airways, or are on a package with another tour operator, the cost of your entry visa is not included. You must pay for your entry visa on arrival in the Cape Verde Islands, and should not apply online via the First Choice website. Entry visas can be paid in cash at passport control at a cost of 25€ per person.