Getting to Boa Vista is possible from many European cities, with direct and stopover flights. The island is COVID-FREE and the airport reopened on 12 October 2020. A negative molecular PCR test is required to enter the country within 72 hours of departure. The possible routes and combinations for Boa Vista and Cape Verde are listed below. The routes are constantly evolving, to travel to Boa Vista post-Covid-19, we recommend visiting the website of the airline operating from your country and the international flight booking websites. Upon arrival, no vaccines are required.
The entry visa has been abolished in 2019 for citizens of Schengen countries, therefore also England (in addition to other European countries). It has been replaced with a 1-month free tourist permit since arrival in the country. At passport control, you are required to pay the airport security fee, € 31 for each adult and child over 2 years, payable in cash or credit card.
The tourist tax is € 2 per person per day, up to a maximum of 10 days, to be paid directly to the manager of the facility where you will be staying. When booking with an agency, these practices are normally included in the booking.
It’s required to fill in the online pre-registration directly on the website www.ease.gov.cv, on which it’s possible to pay the airport tax in advance or ask for permission to visit the country for more than 30 days (or come for work). It’s also possible to request assistance from the Embassy of Cape Verde in your country.