Currency in São Tomé

Information about currency and prices in São Tomé

The monetary unit in São Tomé is the Dobra (plural “dobras”). The rate of exchange is approximately 1EUR = 24.500 STD. Bank notes are printed in values of 5.000, 10.000, 20.000, 50.000 and 100.000 dobras, coins 100, 250, 500, 1.000 and 2.000.

There is no limit on the amount of Saotomean and foreign currency taken into São Tomé.

Credit cards

Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout São Tome at banks and hotels.

You can get cash with your Visa, MasterCard, Maestro or Cirrus card at any Bank agency.