Sao Tome and Principe Currency

Travelling to Sao Tome and Principe and wants to know the name of the Sao Tome and Principe money unit or just want to know how much is $10 US dollars in Sao Tome and Principe currency?

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


Sao Tome and Principe Currency Exchange Rate Today

Sao Tome and Principe Money

  • The local 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? obviously 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. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Sao Tome and Principe? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dobra to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Sao Tome and Principe Dobra before purchasing the Dobra you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Dobra Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dobra to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Sao Tome and Principe Dobra before buying the Dobra you require for your up coming trip from British Pound to Dobra Exchange Rate Today.