FCO Travel Advice for - Cape Verde

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  • There is no British Embassy in Cape Verde. If you need consular assistance you should contact one of the British Honorary Consuls in Cape Verde or the British Embassy in Dakar, Senegal. 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. See Purchasing Property.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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