Cape Verde: restrictions and entry requirements 2022

Borders are open with restrictions.

Arriving people must have:

  • a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test taken not more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
  • a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival;
  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The certificate must show that they received:
  • the first vaccine dose of Janssen at least 28 days before arrival; or
  • the second dose of AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V at least 14 days before arrival.

This doesn’t apply to children under 12.


Arriving people are subject to medical screening.


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