U.S. Citizen Services

The Consular Section is open to the public every Monday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM for the following services to U.S. citizens.

Appointments are required for all services.  To request an appointment, please use the Embassy’s on-line appointment system.  Please also note that requests for same-day appointments cannot be accommodated.  If you require emergency services, please email PraiaConsular@state.gov.

Fees for consular services are collected in Cape Verdean escudos or U.S. dollars.  Exact cash is appreciated; we cannot process payments by credit card, check, or money order.

Alerts and Messages

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