Cape Verdean Currency

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

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


Cape Verdean Currency Exchange Rate Today

Cape Verde Money

  • The official 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? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Cape Verdean money and use the local Escudo as it is accepted everywhere in Cape Verde. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Escudo to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Cape Verdean Escudo before buying the Escudo you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Escudo Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Escudo to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s important to check the current currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Cape Verdean Escudo before buying the Escudo you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Escudo Exchange Rate Today.