Malagasy Visa is not required for Cape Verdians
Stay Duration: 90 days
- The citizens of Cape Verde intending to visit Madagascar can obtain a visa on arrival up to 90 days of stay.
- The facility for an electronic visa is opened for Cape Verde citizens for a duration of one month.
- Cape Verde citizens must possess a passport valid for the duration of visit to Madagascar.
- Visitors are required to leave at least three blank pages of their passport for visa stamps on entry.
- A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is needed for entry into Madagascar.
- There are no currency restrictions on entry and exit from the country.
- Citizens bringing in pets are required to present a health certificate and certification of vaccination against animal diseases.
- Pets will be examined on arrival and may be subject to quarantine at the port of entry.
- Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
- Visitors having arms and ammunition in their possession are required to provide a permit.
- It is prohibited to exchange currencies through black markets. This is because according to Madagascan rules, only banks and foreign exchange offices are permitted to exchange foreign currencies.
- Foreigners are only allowed to hold currencies up to MGA 400,000 worth on entry and at departure.
- In Madagascar, the power plugs and sockets are of type C, D, E, J and K. The standard voltage is 127 / 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
- Madagascar uses the East Africa zone (GMT+3) hence, Madagascar is 4 hours ahead of Cape Verde.
- The estimated flight time from Praia, Cape Verde to Madagascar is 11 hours, 13 minutes.
- Most people use taxi-brousse (old minivans seating up to 15 people) as their main form of transportation for short and long trips in Madagascar.
- Madagascar adopts the Malagasy ariary as its official currency.
- The official languages of Madagascar are Malagasy and French.
- Romazava is considered the national dish of Madagascar, the basic ingredients are beef, pork and chicken cubes, onions, tomatoes, spinach and crushed garlic.
- The nation comprises the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller peripheral islands.
- Madagascar’s tourist attractions include its beaches and biodiversity; the island’s endemic wildlife and forests.