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Sao Tome and Pri­ncipe e-Visa Application

Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa:

Sat Tomé and Principe's electronic travel authorization system has significantly simplified the registration process for travelers. You can apply for a visa online without having to go to the embassy or consulate.


Visa Guide

Why Is the Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa Issued?

The Sao Tome and Principe e-visa is issued for tourism and business purposes only. Travel includes vacations, visiting family and friends, and recreational activities.

Career goals may include activities such as attending conferences, negotiations, or other business trips.

Completing the process takes just a few minutes and can be done anywhere at any time.

Eligible travelers need to have the following to apply:

  1. a valid passport
  2. an active email address
  3. an applicant’s face photo (taken using either a PC or a phone camera before applying)

Once prepared, travelers should simply:

Begin by clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.

If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.

Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel. Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu.

  1. Fill the application form – carefully fill the application form while making sure to avoid making any errors in the provided data.
  2. Cover the issuing fee – using any preferred method of online payment
  3. Wait for approval – the approved  Sao Tome and Principe e-visa arrives directly at the applicant’s email address in the form of a PDF file.

The visa is valid for 30 days from the date that it is issued. Duration of stay is included in the validity.

Every traveler planning to visit  Sao Tome and Principe  should prepare the following documents before departure:

  1. a printed copy of their approved e-visa
  2. a valid passport (the same one used for their e-visa application) 

Which Countries Can Apply for Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa?

All foreign nationals and citizens who require a visa to enter Sao Tome and Principe are eligible to apply for the electronic visa.


What Documents Do I Need for a Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa?

You need the following documents when you apply for an e-Visa to Sao Tome and Principe:

  1. Passport. Your passport must be valid for at least one (1) year before you intend to travel to Sao Tome and Principe. Passport must be scanned and uploaded to the system.
  2. A picture. Upload a photo of yourself. When arriving in Sao Tome and Principe, you must provide:
  3. Details of accommodation. Before applying, remember that you need information about where you will be staying. In case you do not have someone in São Tomé and Príncipe, hotel, etc., will be your “contact person in São Tomé and Príncipe”.
  4. Sufficient financial means. You must have 100 euros per day.
  5. Return plane ticket. A return air ticket booked in your name is required.
  6. Visa approval letter. Additional documents may be required.

If a Minor/Child is applying:

  1. Scanned Birth certificate
  2. Scan of Parents’ Affidavit.

Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa Cost

Visa fees for Sao Tome and Principe are as follows:

Tourist Visa (single entry) 20 EUR
Business Visa (single entry) 20 EUR
Children under 18 years of age

10 EUR

Visa fees are paid in cash. You do not need to pay the online visa application fee when applying. You will only have to pay the “stamp fee”, the fee required to have the visa officially stamped in your passport. Make sure you have the correct amount available in cash.

FAQ about the Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa

You will receive your Sao Tome and Principe e-Visa at the email address that you must provide in your application form.

Yes, that’s right. Print the e-visa as soon as you receive it at your email address. Don’t forget to bring it with you to the airport. You will need to present it to your home country’s airlines when checking in and again to immigration officers at Sao Tome airport upon arrival to have the visa stamped in your passport. If you have more than one passport, please use the same passport that you have attached in the application form.

It takes 5 to 7 business days to process a Sao Tome and Principe e-visa. You will receive a response about your e-Visa application in less than a week (not including Saturday, Sunday, and national holidays).

You can register for Sao Tome and Principe from 7 days to 6 months before you intend to travel. You should request 1 to 2 weeks before your trip. Once your visa is issued, you have one month to enter the country. If you do not enter the country within this time, you will have to reapply.

The visa is valid for 30 days from the date that it is issued. Duration of stay is included in the validity.

No, you cannot extend a Sao Tome and Principe electronic visa.

No. At no point in the application process is it necessary to contact the embassy or consulate in your home country. The entire process is online.

Yes. Each individual that is travelling to Sao Tome and Principe needs a separate e-Visa.

No, it is not. You can only apply for a single-entry e-Visa to Sao Tome and Principe, which allows you to stay for a period of 30 days in total.

The application process itself takes just a few minutes to be completed and can be done entirely from home. The approved document is then sent to each applicant via email in the form of a PDF file that should, later on, be printed and presented upon arrival in Sao Tome and Principe.

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