Passports are issued to all Cabo Verdeans on request. Passport applications must be made personally by the person concerned.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Application (to be completed by the person concerned)
  • Previous expired passport
  • 2 passport size photographs


If your passport has been lost or stolen, you are required to submit a copy of your birth certificate or other document proving your identity, together with the corresponding police report, the completed application form and two photographs.

Minors must be authorised by their parents or guardians.

Spaniards are required to submit Spanish identification (passport).

For any other nationalities, the corresponding identification must be submitted.