Hire contractors in Sao Tome and Principe

Hiring contractors in Sao Tome and Principe? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Sao Tomeans contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Sao Tome and Principe—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+0 (São Tomé)

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at a glance

Hiring contractors in Sao Tome and Principe can be a rollercoaster

Hiring contractors in the small African island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe can be daunting. Without familiarity of the country’s unique labor laws, you run the risk of unintentionally mislabeling should-be employees as freelancers, which can incur strict misclassification penalties. If you want to work with contractors in the capital São Tomé or elsewhere throughout the island with confidence, Rippling can help you compliantly grow your global team.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Sao Tome and Principe

Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Sao Tomeans contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.

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Support your Sao Tomeans contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Sao Tome and Principe in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Sao Tomeans contractors. Send out contracts in minutes. In a single onboarding flow, contractors can sign agreements, submit required payroll and KYC information, and even set up their email account or apps—all in a few minutes from their phone.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors between countries

In the digital nomad era, give your contractors the flexibility to work from anywhere. With Rippling, you can easily transition a contractor from one country to another, without needing to terminate and re-hire them.


Set up and manage your Sao Tomeans contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay contractors in Sao Tome and Principe

Process contractor payroll in minutes. Need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? No worries. Contractor payments are tied to invoices and integrated time-tracking, saving you manual data entry in pay runs and creating a papertrail to protect against misclassification risk.