Portuguese Embassy in Praia, Cape Verde

You will find information such as contact info, email, website address, opening hours and direction to the Portuguese Embassy in Praia. The Embassy helps the government of Portugal to maintain cordial economic, political, cultural, social and other transnational ties with the government of Cape Verde.

Head of Mission :
Bernardo Fernandes Homem de Lucena, Ambassador

Consular Services
Consulate services including visa, passport, document legalization, emergency travel document and assistance, and so on are provided by the embassy and/or consulate. Be sure to contact them ahead on how to book an appointment or be properly directed.

Appointment booking can be done via phone call during the official opening hours. The consulate may have dedicated support for Portugal in Cape Verde, or prioritize their appointments

Visa and Passport
If you want to know more about the types of Visas for your travel to Portugal or more information, you can get more information Portugal Visa.

Visa Types Granted By Portugal Are;

  • Portugal Tourist Visas (T)
  • Portugal Business Visas (B)
  • Portugal Entry Visas (X)
  • Portugal Portugalemployment(E) & Project (P) Visas
  • Portugal Student Visas (S)
  • Portugal Medical Visas (Med) & Medical Attendant Visas (Med X)
  • Portugal Conference/Seminar Visas (C)
  • Portugal Journalist Visas (J)
  • Portugal Research Visas (R)
  • Portugal Missionary Visas (M)
  • Portugal Mountaineering Visas (Mx)
  • Portugal Intern Visas (I)
  • Portugal Film Visas (F)
  • Portugal Transit Visas
  • Portugal Gratis Visas


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Portugal Representation in Cape Verde
Portugal is well represented in Cape Verde by Portuguese Embassy in Praia andPortuguese Honorary Consulate in Espargos,Portuguese Honorary Consulate in Mindelo . The Portuguese Embassy is located in the capital city of Cape Verde and may (may not) provide the same services of the Portuguese consulate located in another city. It is crucial to call for direction.

Cape Verde Representation in Portugal
Cape Verde is also well represented in Portugal by Cape Verdean Honorary Consulate in Porto,Cape Verdean Honorary Consulate in SetubalCape Verdean Embassy in LisbonCape Verdean Honorary Consulate in Angra do HeroísmoCape Verdean Honorary Consulate in CoimbraCape Verdean Honorary Consulate in Portimao . The Cape Verde Embassy is located in the capital city of Portugal and may (may not) provide the same services of the Cape Verde consulate located in another city. It is crucial to call for direction.

Portugal and Cape Verde Representation in the World
Both countries have good bilateral relationships and they are well represented in different countries around the world. Portugal has 331 Embassies and Consulates worldwide while Cape Verde has 54 Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Portuguese Embassy in Praia could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

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The purpose of your intended travel (Tourist, Business, Studies or etc) and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under Portugal immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.

Portuguese other Embassies, Consulates and representations in Cape Verde

Along with the Portuguese Embassy in Praia, Portugal also has  2  other representations in Cape Verde as:


Portuguese Honorary Consulate in Espargos, Cape Verde

Bairro Novo II
Caixa Postal 80
Espargos, Sal
Cape Verde

(+238) 24 132 95
(+238) 99 910 08

(+238) 24 134 43




Portuguese Honorary Consulate in Mindelo, Cape Verde

Av. 5 de Julho, nº 13, 1º Esq.
Caixa Postal 76
Mindelo, S. Vicente
Cape Verde

(+238) 23 23 130

(+238) 23 25 355