Sao Tome & Principe Visa

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
  • The validity of your visa and maximum length of stay is 30 days Per Entry.
  • Your travel document has to be valid passport for a minimum of one year.
  • It is highly recommended that visa applications be lodged at least 5 business days before your trip.
  • You need to show the Visa Approval letter TWICE: To the airlines in your country when you check in and to the Immigration officer at the Sao Tome airport upon arrival to get the visa stamped onto your passport. You are then required to fill out the entry and exit form, and pay the visa stamping fee to directly the Immigration officer.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I get my visa at the airport?

    Use this checklist for the required documents before entering São Tomé and Príncipe:

    • Passport valid for at least three months
    • Visa Approval Letter (you should pay USD 22.39 when you arrive)
    • Be prepared to pay the stamp fee at the airport
    • Round trip ticket

  • Can I travel to Principe Island with e-Visa?

    YES. You don’t need additional visa or authorization of any kind to travel to Principe Island.

  • Should I provide the exact date of arrival?

    NOT necessarily. The arrival date you provide should be the earliest you plan to arrive, but you can arrive after that date. The departure date is the last day you are permitted to be in the country.

  • Which countries need a Sao Tome & Principe Tourist eVisa?

    • China
    • Mexico
    • India
    • Ukraine
    • Philippines
    • Australia
    • Nigeria
    • Egypt
    • Colombia
    • Argentina
    • Vietnam
    • Indonesia
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • Pakistan
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Hong Kong
    • Afghanistan
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American Samoa
    • Anguila
    • Antigua Barbura
    • Armenia
    • Aruba
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bahamas
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Barbados
    • Belarus
    • Belize
    • Benin
    • Bermuda
    • Bhutan
    • Bolivia
    • Bosnia Herzegovina
    • Botswana
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Brunei Darussalam
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burundi
    • Cambodia
    • Cameroon
    • Cayman Islands
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • Chile
    • Christmas Islands
    • Cocos Islands
    • Comoros
    • Cook Islands
    • Costa Rica
    • Cuba
    • Djibouti
    • Dominica
    • Domican Republic
    • Ecuador
    • El Salvador
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Falkland Islands
    • Faroe Islands
    • Fiji
    • French Guiana
    • French Polynesia
    • Gambia
    • Georgia
    • Ghana
    • Gibraltar
    • Greenland
    • Grenada
    • Guadeloupe
    • Guam
    • Guatemala
    • Guinea
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Israel
    • Ivory Coast
    • Jamaica
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kenya
    • Kiribati
    • Kosovo
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Laos
    • Lebanon
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Macau
    • Macedonia
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Maldives
    • Mali
    • Marshall Islands
    • Martinique
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Mayotte
    • Micronesia
    • Moldova
    • Mongolia
    • Montenegro
    • Montserrat
    • Myanmar
    • Namibia
    • Nauru
    • Nepal
    • Netherlands Antilles
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Nicaragua
    • Niger, Niue
    • Norfolk Island
    • North Korea
    • Oman
    • Palau
    • Palestine
    • Panama
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Pitcairn Island
    • Puerto Rico
    • Reunion
    • Rwanda
    • Saint Helena
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Martin
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
    • Saint Vincent Grenadines
    • Samoa
    • Senegal
    • Serbia
    • Seychelles
    • Sierra Leone
    • Solomon Islands
    • Somalia
    • South Sudan
    • Sri Lanka
    • Sudan
    • Suriname
    • Swaziland
    • Syria
    • Taiwan
    • Tajikistan
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tokelau
    • Tonga
    • Trinidad Tobago
    • Tunisia
    • Turkmenistan
    • Tuvalu
    • Uganda
    • Uruguay
    • US virgin Islands
    • Uzbekistan
    • Vanuatu
    • Venezuela
    • Wallis Futuna Islands
    • Yemen
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe

  • What documents do I need to present upon my arrival to get the visa issued?

    You need to show the Visa Approval letter TWICE: To the airlines in your country when you check in and to the Immigration officer at the Sao Tome airport upon arrival to get the visa stamped onto your passport. You are then required to fill out the entry and exit form, and pay the visa stamping fee (see the visa stamping fee) to directly the Immigration officer.

  • Visa Application form for Sao Tome & Principe Visa

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