We recommend you bring Euros to exchange at the bank for Dobras, the local currency. Roça Sundy accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express cards as a form of payment. There are no cash machines on the island.
On your arrival at the airport of São Tomé and Príncipe, if you have visited any other African country in the last 3 months, you must present a valid “International Vaccination Certificate” against Yellow Fever. Ask your doctor for advice.
Citizens from the CPLP, European Union, United States of America and Canada who are valid passport holders can enter and remain in São Tomé and Príncipe without a visa for a period of no more than 15 days. The same visa-free entry and stay for the same amount of time is granted to citizens of any other country provided they possess a valid Schengen or US visa. Other nationalities may obtain a visa by filling in the form online: www.smf.st/virtualvisa/ and waiting for the respective authorization (sent by e-mail). In this case, the visa can be paid for on arrival at São Tomé airport.
How to get to São Tomé From Europe Fly direct from Lisbon TAP Portugal (www.tap.pt) or STP Airways ( www.stpairways.st) From África Fly direct from Luanda (Angola), Accra (Ghana), Libreville (Gabon) and Malabo (Equatorial Guinea). Ask your travel agent for more information. How to get to Príncipe Daily flights from São Tomé with STP Airways (www.stpairways.st)