Official Travel Advice for São Tomé and Principe
Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.
Consular support is not available from the British government in Sao Tome and Principe as there is no British Embassy. However, the British Embassy in Luanda, Angola can provide consular support to British nationals.
Most visits to Sao Tome and Principe are trouble-free.
Crime rates are generally low, but armed robberies do occur. See Crime.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in São Tomé and Principe, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Sao Tome and Principe
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 8,000 in 2010