Tourism

Madagascar visa requirements for Cape Verdians

Malagasy Visa is not required for Cape Verdians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • 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.