Open with restrictions

Cape Verde

6 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
0.39% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.39% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Verde.

Border status

Travelers will have their temperature checked and must submit a completed health surveillance form upon arrival.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Cape Verde

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Verde.
Exceptions

Children under age 7 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 RT-PCR nasal swab test result.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Verde.
Documents
Surveillance and Health Control Form

Travelers are required to complete the form upon arrival


Return travelReturning to the United States from Cape Verde

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Cape Verde must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Cape Verde will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions