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Seychelles Travel Guidelines

    Last Updated : 12th July 2021 / As of now no new update till date
  • with immediate effect, travellers from India & Bangladesh are not permitted to travel to and enter Seychelles

  • Can Indian travel to the Seychelles?
  • NO Expected to Open From September

  • RTPCR Test & Vaccination
  • 72 Hrs Prior with QR code & Fully Vaccinated (Only Covishield)

  • Travel permitted only for Fully vaccinated pax.

  • Quarantine Protocol
  • 7 Days Quarantine if tested positive on arrival

  • E Visas / Paper Visas
  • On Arrival Free

  • Health Screening
  • 72hrs prior to departure from India 48 hrs prior to departure from Seychelles
  • Complete Health Travel Authorisation at seychelles.govtas.com.
  • RT PCR test cost is approximately SCR 2500 per person (upon departure from Seychelles)
  • Child under age of 1 no test needed

  • OPERATING STATUS
  • As per the latest update received dated 30th April 2021 - all travellers departing from India are suspended for tourism - unless they stay for 14 days in some other country before arriving into Seychelles

  • Eligibilty
  • From India to Seychelles
  • Indian nationals or nationals of Nepal or Bhutan stranded in any country in Africa;
  • All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders and Persons of Indian Origin cardholders holding passports of any country;
  • All foreign nationals (from any country in Africa) intending to visit India for any purpose (including their dependents on appropriate category of dependent visa) except those on Tourist Visa; and
  • Seamen from countries in Africa.
  • From Seychelles to India
  • Stranded nationals/residents of Seychelles, foreign nationals destined for Africa and transiting through Seychelles, or spouses of these persons, whether accompanying or otherwise;
  • Any Indian national or national of Nepal or Bhutan destined for any country in Africa only and holding a valid visa of the destination country. It would be for the airlines concerned to ensure that there is no travel restriction for Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese nationals to enter the destination country before issue of ticket/boarding pass to the Indian/Nepalese/Bhutanese passenger; and
  • Seamen of foreign nationalities and Seamen holding Indian passports would be allowed subject to clearance from the Ministry of Shipping. Seamen should be destined for Africa only.
  • Passengers travelling on flights from India to Seychelles should be destined for African countries only. Similarly, only passengers originating from countries in Africa should be allowed to travel on the flights from Seychelles to India.

  • Passenger Obligation
  • The authorities at Seychelles International Airport have established measures for safe movement at the airport as follows:
  • Disembarkation should be done in an orderly manner based on inight seating arrangements.
  • Face masks should be kept on at all times.
  • A distance of at least one metre should be maintained between all persons at all times.
  • Hand sanitisers are available throughout the terminal and must be used regularly after coming in contact with commonly touched surfaces or objects.
  • When collecting luggage, visitors must ensure that a distance of at least one metre from other persons is maintained. The area around the conveyor belt has been demarcated to guide visitors.
  • Visitors may make use of trolleys that have been disinfected and located at clearly demarcated areas.
  • All visitors will undergo temperature checks and health screening.
  • Any visitor who disembarks with fever and respiratory symptoms such as cough, runny nose or shortness of breath will be isolated from other travellers and be subjected to further assessment and COVID-19 testing as indicated.
  • Visitors must use authorised and certified transportation. All visitors must observe rules for physical distancing, avoiding close physical contact such as handshakes, and wear a facemask throughout the journey to the establishment.
  • Visitors with connecting domestic flights to other islands should remain on the airport premises until departure of their flight.
  • In the case where the connecting flight is on the following day, accommodation must be booked for the overnight stay in a health certified tourism accommodation establishment.
  • Whilst still at the airport, physical distancing must be maintained at all times.
  • Transfer of visitors from the airport to the place of accommodation will be done by authorized transport and visitors must at all times follow instructions provided by the operators.
  • Visitors are not authorised to use public buses.

  • Mandatory Quarantine & Testing Rules
  • Visitors must have valid travel health insurance that covers, at minimum, COVID-19 related isolation, quarantine and clinical care.
  • Visitors, including infants and children, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate from an accredited laboratory. The test must be taken within a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
  • Visitors must submit their negative PCR test results, flight and accommodation details before departure. Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is required. Visitors must submit their application for Health Travel Authorization through the designated platform at this link: - https://seychelles.govtas.com/. This can only be done after they have received their negative PCR test results. Additional information and instructions are available on the portal, including support to provide specific clarifications.
  • Upon check in, all travellers coming to Seychelles must show their approved test results to their respective airline companies for verification.
  • Visitors must comply with all airline protocols throughout their journey.
  • Visitors who have not been vaccinated and are from countries who are not on the permitted list of countries, but have stayed for at least 14 days in a permitted country, and have a negative PCR test within 72 hours before departure, will also be authorised entry into Seychelles. However, they must provide proof of their stay in the permitted country.
  • Booking vouchers reflecting the entire duration of stay in Seychelles must be presented at the Immigration counter for verification. Visitors without such a booking will be directed to another establishment that is certified.
  • For any further enquiries please email info@tourism.gov.sc

  • Airlines Operating
  • Air Seychelles