Global Mobility Solutions

Sao Tome and Principe Global Mobility Services

Compliantly move and pay employees in Sao Tome And Principe. 

No in-country entity needed.

Breedj offers global mobility solutions in Sao Tome and Principe. Through the Breedj platform, businesses of all sizes can compliantly relocate and pay local nationals and expats alike.

Our platform provides a range of solutions that simplifies the processes, allowing your business to operate seamlessly and in full compliance with local employment laws.

Moving your employees to Sao Tome And Principe

Considering an expansion into São Tomé and Príncipe is a forward-thinking move. While the market is relatively unexplored, it brims with opportunities particularly in eco-tourism and agriculture. The islands boast a rich biodiversity, making them a haven for eco-tourism prospects. In contrast, the agricultural sector remains underdeveloped but offers potential rewards for agribusiness investments. 

Our global employment platform handles global mobility in Sao Tome and Principe, allowing you to seamlessly manage your newly relocated workforce.

Key immigration facts about Sao Tome And Principe

Immigration protocols in São Tomé and Príncipe can be navigated smoothly if you’re aware of the country’s unique regulations and legal expectations. Foreign nationals are generally required to secure a work visa, often necessitating sponsorship from a local São Toméan entity.

Country fact sheet


São Tomé and Príncipe dobra (STN)


São Tomé


219,000 (2021)


Central Africa



Official languages


Compliance guaranteed

Breedj's local employment expertise in Sao Tome And Principe

By partnering with Breedj, you can eliminate the need to establish an in-country entity, and thus, saving valuable time and resources while benefiting from our local expertise to guarantee full compliance for your business operations.

Our platform has been designed to seamlessly take care of every aspect of the local employment environment, while you focus on your core operations.

Employment contracts

We handle employment contracts for both global employees and contractors.

Guaranteed compliance

Breedj ensures full compliance with your workers' local labor laws.

Global payroll

Our platform ensures accurate and timely international salary payments.

Legal expertise

Leverage Breedj's extensive expertise to navigate diverse employment laws.

Tax & contributions

Breedj handles tax & mandatory contributions as required by local labor laws.

Multiple currencies

Your workers are paid in their local currency, directly to their bank account.

Income Tax in Sao Tome And Principe

Navigating São Tomé and Príncipe’s income tax structure is imperative for global organizations planning to set up there. The country employs a tiered tax system, with personal income tax rates progressing to a maximum of 25%. On the corporate side, different tax rates are applied depending on a company’s annual income. It is a multi-layered tax environment that requires meticulous planning and understanding. 

Labor regulations

Annual leave

20 days

Sick leave

15 days

Maternity leave

12 weeks

Paternity leave

2 to 5 days

Employee probation

Up to 3 months

Choose a global mobility platform with a tangible impact.

Become part of a collective effort to shape a more sustainable world and directly contribute to the United Nations Development Goals (SDGs).

VAT in Sao Tome And Principe

Value-Added Tax (VAT) is a significant facet of São Tomé and Príncipe’s taxation regime, and understanding it is essential for successful business operations. The country levies a standard VAT rate of 17%, but also offers exemptions and reduced rates for specific goods and services. Knowing when and how these reductions can be applied is critical for your financial planning and operational efficiency.

Breedj's platform

Current coverage

54 countries

Focus region


Salary payments

Supports multiple currencies

Time to market

Onboard workers in less than 24 hours

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What they say about Breedj

Breedj streamlined our global hiring process, making it easy to find and pay remote talents. Our team loves how the platform handles payments and compliance.

George D. France

Effortlessly paying our global team is now possible, thanks to Breedj's reliable and secure payroll system. Trustworthy partner for any organization working with remote employees.

Olivia S. United Kingdom

Thanks to Breedj, expanding our team internationally was a breeze. Their expertise in compliance and payroll made the whole experience stress-free and efficient.

Valorie A. Belgium

Breedj's platform is a game-changer for our remote workforce management. Their compliance solutions and excellent support team make the process stress-free.

Dieter G. Germany

Choosing Breedj was a smart move for our budget. Their affordable services allowed us to hire and pay global talent without breaking the bank. Good compliance solution.

Huang L. China

Breedj's cost-effective solutions transformed our hiring strategy. We save significantly on administrative expenses, making them an invaluable asset for our remote workforce needs.

Hannah M. Canada

Effortlessly paying our global team is now possible, thanks to Breedj's reliable and secure payroll system. Trustworthy partner for any organization working with remote employees.

Yua H. Japan

As a startup, cost efficiency is paramount. Breedj not only helped us hire globally but also offered cost-effective solutions that positively impacted our bottom line. Truly grateful!

Isaac D. USA

Global expansion simplified

Confidently expand to Sao Tome And Principe

Breedj stands out as the preferred global employment solutions provider for several reasons, offering organizations a competitive edge with a range of scalable global employment solutions.

Cost effective

Drastically reduce administrative and overhead costs related to managing global employees.

100% compliant

Stay up to date with the ever changing global legislations, policies and local labor laws.

Peace of mind

Get direct access to our global employment experts to mitigate legal risks and penalties.

Fast-track market entry

Bypass the complexities associated with establishing a branch office or in-country.

Help emerging countries

Encourage growth and uplift lesser served regions by giving a job to talented remote professionals.

Support United Nations development goals

Directly support at least four sustainable development goals, simply by using our platform.