Foreign travel advice
UK health authorities have classified Cape Verde as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
There is no British Embassy in Cape Verde. If you need consular assistance you should contact +44 1908 516666. See Consular assistance
Most visits to Cape Verde are trouble-free, but you should take sensible precautions against petty crime. See Crime
Many British nationals have experienced serious problems when buying property in Cape Verde. Before buying property anywhere on the islands, you should seek independent qualified legal advice.
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.