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Sao Tome and Principe

  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineNone
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 16, 2021
Reviewed: October 18, 2021
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General

Sao Tome and Principe is currently under a state of calamity.

Can I travel to Sao Tome and Principe?

Sao Tome and Principe's air borders are open for travelers, while sea borders remain closed.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Sao Tome and Principe?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Sao Tome and Principe.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Sao Tome and Principe?

All arrivals to Sao Tome and Principe are required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.

Arrivals from Portugal are only required to present a negative antigen test, no older than 48 hours.

Is public transportation open in Sao Tome and Principe?

Public transportation in Sao Tome and Principe is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Sao Tome and Principe?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Sao Tome and Principe are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Sao Tome and Principe?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Sao Tome and Principe are open from 7:00 to 17:00, under socials distancing requirements.
  • Nightclubs are closed.
  • A nightly curfew between 17:00 and 5:00 is in place in Principe.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Sao Tome and Principe?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places.

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/sao-tome-and-principe/entry-requirements
  2. https://ga.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/coronavirus-update/
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