Visa Requirements for São Tomean Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of São Tome and Príncipe

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Visa Not Required

18 destinations allow visa-free entry to São Tomean citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 26 destinations for passport holders of São Tome and Príncipe.


São Tomean passport allows entry to 14 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 5 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of São Tome and Príncipe.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

128 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of São Tome and Príncipe. This requirement may be waived off if São Tomean citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between São Tome and Príncipe and 1 destination have imposed restrictions in traveling to São Tome and Príncipe.

  • Entry RefusedDue to the spread of COVID-19, effective March 16th, 2020 only Canadian Citizens, immediate family members of Canadian Citizens, United States Citizens, Permanent Residents, diplomats and aircrews are being allowed into Canada.

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