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