Information about Republic of Seychelles
Population: 95,000 inhab. (2016)
Capital: Victoria 26,500 inhab. (2010)
Official Languages: English, French, Seychellois Creole
The flag carrier of Air Seychelles
Main cities: Victoria
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Republic of Seychelles in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Republic of Seychelles, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Republic of Seychelles- Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Seychellois rupee (SCR)
Time Zone: (GMT+4)
Covid-19: Regulations for travel to Republic of Seychelles
International travel to Seychelles is allowed. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
Open with conditions
Those who have visited or transited a high-risk country within the previous 14 days will not receive travel authorization. There may be exceptions for nationals and long-term residents of Seychelles. Current high-risk countries can be found in the 'pre-travel procedures' list HERE
Travelers should book accommodations only at licensed establishments or life cruises certified by the Public Health Authority. Throughout their trip, travelers should avoid interaction with other visitors who are not in their travel group. You can find a list of certified accommodations and all other certified tourism companies HERE
It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof
Travelers must present proof of a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours prior to departure.
Other medical measures
All passengers are subject to health checks on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual evaluation. More health tests may be required for those showing symptoms of COVID-19.
Additional documents required
Travelers must apply for a "health travel authorization" prior to departure. During this process, the negative test result, authenticated vaccination certificate, flight and accommodation information, and credit or debit card details will be sent for payment of the application fee. Visitors must have travel and medical insurance that covers potential COVID-19 expenses, such as quarantine, tests, and clinical care.
Medical travel authorization
For more details go to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism of Seychelles