Are you travelling to Cabo Verde?

The Republic of Cabo Verde, or Cape Verde is a collection of islands in the central Atlantic ocean. This country consists  of a cluster of ten islands and eight islets. The rugged volcanic islands are located approximately 570 km off the northwest coast of Africa, near Senegal. Its climate is temperate with warm, dry summers.

Capital City: Praia

Languages: Portuguese

Population: 525,000

Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo

Entry Requirements:

  • Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Cabo Verde here.