Cape Verde visa requirements for Egyptians

Travel and visa requirements

Cape Verdian Visa is not required for Egyptians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Egypt citizens can get visa on arrival for travelling to Cape Verde as tourists and the maximum duration of stay is 30 days.
  • Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of one month from the date of entry into Cape Verde.
  • Passports must have at least one blank passport page available for Cape Verde visa stamp. Amendment pages at the back of the passport are not suitable for Cape Verde visa stamps.
  • Egypt citizens will be required to provide one recent two by two inches passport type photograph in colour, front view and with a plain/white background.
  • Citizens of Egypt travelling to Cape Verde are required to present an International Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate.
  • Egypt citizens who are above 2 years of age are required to pay a special entry tax on arrival to Cape Verde.
  • Guns, ammunition and drugs require a special license to be brought into the country. 
  • Additional health certificate is required if pets are brought into the country, particularly dogs.
  • There is zero tolerance towards possessing, using or trafficking any type of illegal drugs as convicted offenders can expect long jail sentences and heavy fines.
  • GulfAir, NokScoot, Lufthansa, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, IndiGo and Royal Jordanian are major carriers from Egypt to Cape Verde.
  • The estimated flight time from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Verde is 7 hours, 44 minutes.
  • Cape Verde adopts the Cape Verde Standard Time zone (GMT-1) placing Egypt 3 hours ahead of Cape Verde.
  • Most visits to Cape Verde are trouble-free, but you should take sensible precautions against petty crime.
  • Cape Verde is famous for its warm tropical climate, volcanic islands, wonderful musicians, and delicious cuisine.
  • The official language of instruction and government in Cape Verde is Portuguese.
  • In the major cities, public bus transport runs periodically and taxis are common. In smaller towns, there are mostly hi aces and/or taxis. Boat transportation is also available, though not widely used nor dependable.
  • Cape Verde has two seasons- the dry season (Time of winds) is between October to mid-July while the rainy season starts from August to September.
  • Cape Verde inhabitants generally practice Christianity.
  • For Cape Verde, there are two associated plug types, C and F. The country operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • One of the biggest tourist attractions of Cape Verde is its Islands and safe snorkelling adventures.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to go to Cape Verde?

Although Cape Verde remains a peaceful and safe place with a very low incidence of crime, theft has increased as a direct consequence of tourism.

What currency is used in Cape Verde?

The currency is the Cape Verdean Escudo or CV Esc which can only be obtained anywhere within the islands. 

On what continent is Cape Verde?

Cape Verde is in the Atlantic Ocean off the western coast of the African continent, near Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania.

Are there volcanoes in Cape Verde?

Yes, there a total of three volcanoes in Cape Verde named as Brava, Fogo and Sao Vicente.

What is Cape Verde famous for?

Cape Verde is famous for its warm tropical climate, volcanic islands, wonderful musicians, and delicious cuisine.