Sao Tome and Principe Currency

Travelling to Sao Tome and Principe and needs to know the name of the Sao Tome and Principe money unit or just want to know how much is $50 American dollars in Sao Tome and Principe currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency in Sao Tome and Principe, currency symbol, notes and more.


Sao Tome and Principe Currency Exchange Rate Today

Sao Tome and Principe Money

  • The official money used in Sao Tome and Principe is Dobra.

  • The currency symbol of the Sao Tome and Principe money is Db.

  • The Sao Tome and Principe currency code is STD.

  • The Dobra Notes: The Sao Tome and Principe currency notes are made up of 5000, 10 000, 20 000, 50 000, 100 000 dobras.

  • The Dobra Coins: 1 Dobra is made up of 100 Centimes. Sao Tome and Principe Centime Coins go from 100, 250, 500, 1000, 2000 dobras.

What is the best currency to use in Sao Tome and Principe? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Sao Tome and Principe money and use the local Dobra as it is accepted everywhere in Sao Tome and Principe. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Sao Tome and Principe? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Sao Tome and Principe (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dobra to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s wise to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Sao Tome and Principe Dobra before ordering the Dobra you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Dobra Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dobra to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for British Pound to Sao Tome and Principe Dobra before ordering the Dobra you require for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Dobra Exchange Rate Today.