News & Events

Resumption of Additional U.S. Passport Services

Location: Cabo Verde Event: Resumption of Additional U.S. Passport Services U.S. Citizen Services Effective September 21, the U.S. Embassy in Praia will begin to accept passport appointments for U.S. citizens with less than six months validity remaining on their passport in addition to those with expired or lost/stolen passports.  The Embassy will also accept appointments for Consular ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: It is Time to Vote!

The U.S. general election is less than seven weeks away, but you can still register to vote and request an absentee ballot (available via email for most states) if you act now.  U.S. citizens age 18+ can vote wherever they are in the world and absentee ballots are being sent out now.  Simply follow the  step-by-step instructions on our website  and look at  fvap.gov  for more resources.  ...
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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Praia

(12 September 2020) Location: Cabo Verde Event:   Flooding in Praia; Heavy rains forecasted through September 14 A tropical wave weather system near Cabo Verde is producing large amounts of rain.  The Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia e Geofísica (INMG) issued an alert that the weather system could continue to produce large amounts of rain through Monday, September 14.  Praia is ...
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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Praia

(September 7, 2020) Location: Cabo Verde; heavy rains possible country-wide. Event:  Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Cabo Verde The National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Cabo Verde on Monday, September 7.  Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin over the eastern portions of the Cabo Verde islands on the afternoon of Monday, September ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Praia, Cabo Verde

Location: Cabo Verde Event: “State of Calamity” Extended Through October 31 On September 2, the Government of Cabo Verde extended the “State of Calamity” for the islands of Santiago and Sal and implemented the measure for the island of Fogo until October 31.  Social distancing measures remain in place for all of Cabo Verde, including the mandatory use of face ...
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