Questions tagged [cape-verde]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Republic of Cabo Verde, also known as Cape Verde.

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At what point after becoming an expatriate of Cape Verde does one qualify as an “emigrant” for tax & banking purposes?

Cape Verde has a special "Cape Verdean emigrant" status that confers tax benefits on Cape Verde-source income. In particular, a 20% tax on bank CD interest is waived if you qualify. My wife and I will ...
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Cape Verde citizenship, is it acquired immediately by marriage?

Cape Verdean citizenship by naturalisation may be acquired when applicant can demonstrate to have resided in the country for at least five years. The residency requirement may be waived for a person ...
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The registry in Cape Verde wants to keep an “original” of my foreign birth certificate. Must I purchase a new one each time?

The Cape Verdean registry office is asking me for an "original" of my birth certificate, for more than one process. As a US citizen, this is a fairly expensive document to get! (It would currently ...
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How can a US citizen demonstrate their marital status, to be able to marry in Cape Verde?

I'm a US citizen, trying to marry a Cape Verdean citizen in Cape Verde. At the government registry office, they tell me that I must give them a "Certificado de Capacidade Matrimonial" that certifies ...