There is no British Embassy in Sao Tome and Principe. If you need consular assistance, you should contact the British Embassy in Luanda, Angola.

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.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.