FCO Travel Advice for - São Tomé & Principe

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  • There is no British Embassy in São Tomé and Principe. São Tomé and Principe is covered from the British Embassy in Luanda, Angola. See General - Representation.

  • Most visits to São Tomé and Principe are trouble-free. We are not aware of any British nationals who required consular assistance in São Tomé and Principe in 2011. Crime rates are generally low, but armed robberies do occur. See Safety and Security - Crime.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. But you should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks which could be in public areas, including those frequented by expatriates and foreign travellers.

  • You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling. See General - Insurance.
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