Cape Verde Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Free import of:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco or an assortment of tobacco products; and
- 2 bottles of wine of 1 liter each; and
- 1 liter of spirits; and
- 250 milliliters of eau de toilette and 50 grams of perfume.

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.
For further details please refer to CITES:

Export regulations:

There are no restrictions.


A veterinarian health certificate is required. Dogs also require a rabies vaccination certificate.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

This information is not available yet.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Cape Verde Escudo - CVE): prohibited.
Foreign currencies: no restrictions, if the amounts imported are declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Cape Verde Escudo - CVE): prohibited.
Foreign currencies are allowed up to the equivalent of CVE 20,000.-. Exceeding amount must have been declared on arrival.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

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