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Sao Tome and Principe visa requirements for Bahamas citizens

Do Bahamas citizens need a visa for Sao Tome and Principe?

Bahamas citizens who are planning a trip to Sao Tome and Principe aren't required to apply for a visa if they wish to go for short stays (tourism). But it's required to obtain an electronic travel authorization (eTA or eVisa) before entering Sao Tome and Principe. Find more information about electronic visas in our articles.

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Updated: 07/23/2024.

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Passport validity for travel to Sao Tome and Principe

Passport must be valid for 12 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Sao Tome and Principe?

Sao Tome and Principe has a current risk level of 2.50 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to Sao Tome and Principe. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 2 sources.

Safety index is provided by 07/22/2024.

Sao Tome and Principe customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 18 years and over. One of the following:

  • 400 cigarettes;
  • or 500 grams of tobacco and tobacco products.

Bringing alcohol

Restricted to travellers 18 years and over. Both of the following:

  • 1 litre of more than 40% alcohol volume;
  • 2 litres of fortified, sparkling, or still wine.

Other Goods

  • 250mL cologne, shaving cream, or moisturiser.
  • 50mL perfume.
  • Goods for personal use, such as clothing, books, toys, and toiletries.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Sao Tome and Principe page.

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