On January 1st, 2019, the Cape Verdean government announced that citizens of the European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, and Andorra must now complete a Pre-Arrival Registration in order to enter Cape Verde. This Pre-Arrival Registration allows travelers to enter the country for tourist purposes and enables them to stay in Cape Verde for up to 30 days Per Entry. The process is very simple and 100% online. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive an official document that must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival.
The Cape Verde Pre-Arrival Registration is an electronic admission document which travelers can complete in advance of their intended arrival date, and thus avoid wasting time and paper at the airport. Applicants will receive their Pre-Arrival Registration via email. aid-air offers this service to help travelers save time and avoid long lines at the airport and it carries a service fee.