Visa policy of São Tomé and Príncipe

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Visitors to São Tomé and Príncipe must obtain a visa online or from one of the diplomatic missions of São Tomé and Príncipe prior to arrival unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of São Tomé and Príncipe

Visa policy[edit]

Citizens of the following 55 countries can visit São Tomé and Príncipe without a visa for up to 15 days:[1]

Holders of diplomatic or service passports and passports for public affairs of China do not require a visa for 30 days.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Holders of normal passports issued by  China,  Hong Kong,  Macau may obtain a visa upon arrival valid for 15 days.[3]

eVisa[edit]

Nationals of countries that require a visa may obtain online through an eVisaST system.[4] An eVisa is processed within 7 working days.[5]

Substitute visa[edit]

Holders of a visa or resident permit issued by the United States or a Schengen area member state do not require a visa for stays up to 15 days.

Transit[edit]

Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country on the same calendar day; the passengers must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Nota Informativa sobre Isenção de Vistos e Permanencia em São Tomé e Príncipe" (Portuguese). Ministério Dos Negócios Estrangeiros e Comunidades da República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe.
  3. ^ "Government of São Tomé and Príncipe grants entry visa to citizens of China". Macau Hub. 11 May 2017.
  4. ^ "eVisa STP" (Portuguese). Serviço de Migração e Fronteiras.
  5. ^ "Serviço de Migração e Fronteiras" (Portuguese). Serviço de Migração e Fronteiras. Archived from the original on 13 June 2013.