Cape Verdean Currency

Going to Cape Verde and wants to know the name of the Cape Verdean money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Cape Verdean currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local currency in Cape Verde, currency symbol, notes and more.


Cape Verdean Currency Exchange Rate Today

Cape Verde Money

  • The local money used in Cape Verde is Escudo.

  • The currency symbol of the Cape Verdean money is $.

  • The Cape Verdean currency code is CVE.

  • The Escudo Notes: The Cape Verdean currency notes are made up of 200$00, 500$00, 1000$00, 2000$00, 2500$00, 5000$00.

  • The Escudo Coins: 1 Escudo is made up of 100 Centavos. Cape Verdean Centavo Coins go from 1$00, 5$00, 10$00, 20$00, 50$00, 100$00.

What is the best currency to use in Cape Verde? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Cape Verdean money and use the local Escudo as it is accepted everywhere in Cape Verde. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Cape Verde? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Cape Verde (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Escudo to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Cape Verdean Escudo before purchasing the Escudo you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Escudo Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Escudo to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Cape Verdean Escudo before buying the Escudo you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Escudo Exchange Rate Today.