passport of São Tomé & Príncipe

Sao Tome and Principe Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel110

Asset protection108

Quality of life110

"Plan B"54

About Sao Tome and Principe

An island state in Central Africa. It occupies the islands of Sao Tome, Principe and six small islands in the Gulf of Guinea. The smallest Portuguese-speaking country in the world. The closest neighbors on the continent are Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Cameroon.

The economy of Sao Tome and Principe is based on agriculture. The main crop grown for export is cocoa. In addition, the inhabitants of the country are engaged in fishing, developing industry and tourism infrastructure.




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Grounds for obtaining a Sao Tome and Principe passport

São Tomé & Príncipe allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 5 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Sao Tome and Principe passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records