Frequently asked questions
E.A.S.E. online pre-registration is compulsory for international travellers aged over 2 years travelling to Cape Verde.
It is possible to apply on arrival and pay the airport tax on the spot, but the government is encouraging travellers to do so in advance, to avoid the crowds and delays. In the future, a supplement will be charged to travellers arriving at border crossings without pre-registration.
La airport security charge (TSA) is due as compensation for services provided to passengers in the air sector and is intended to cover the costs of human and material resources allocated to ensure border security and safety, to prevent and repress illegal acts and to strengthen the security of Cape Verdean civil aviation.
We advise you to make a request at least 3 days before your arrival in Cape Verde. In fact, some applications go through advanced analysis, sometimes extending the time taken. You can make an application well in advance, but we will only submit it in the days before your arrival in the country.
Yes, minors over the age of 2 must also submit an application.. You can group their applications on the same form. The fees and documents required are the same as for an adult.
If a minor leaves French territory without a legal guardian, he or she must be in possession of an identity card. AST (authorization to leave the country). This document can be requested online, and must be completed by one of the holders of parental authority. When travelling, this form must be accompanied by a copy of the legal guardian's identity document.
Once granted, E.A.S.E authorisation for visa-exempt nationals is valid for 1 year on the date of issue.
There is no time limit between two stays in Cape Verde. The frequency and duration of your stays must not give the impression that you are trying to circumvent the rules and establish yourself indirectly and permanently in the country. This is a matter for the local immigration authorities to decide.
You also need to be able to support yourself locally with sufficient funds of your own.
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is recommended for travellers aged over 9 months to enter the country. See the Vaccination requirements for Cape Verde.
The yellow fever vaccine is compulsory for the SenegalThis is often an essential transit stop on the way to Cape Verde.
All travellers to Cape Verde must register online before their arrival. This also applies to visa-exempt nationalitieswho still have to pay airport tax.
If you discover an error before sending your administrative documents, please indicate the correction to be made by sending these documents.
Beyond that moment, corrections can no longer be applied. We invite you to contact us for more information.
Once a document has been issued, its data cannot be modified.. You will need to submit a new application if your information differs significantly.