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Entry Requirements

What do i need to gain entry to the seychelles.

Since December 1, 2022, neither a Covid-19 vaccination nor a test certificate is required for entry. Before departure, all tourists must apply for a travel authorization through this platform: Travel authorization .

This travel authorization is mandatory for all travelers entering the country (including children) and costs 10 € per person. The application for travel authorisation is possible from 30 days before arrival. The processing time can take up to 24 hours. Please plan ahead for this and apply for the permit early.

The following information will be requested or must be uploaded during the registration process:

  • valid passport
  • digital passport photo or "passport photo selfie" (a portrait photo of you, you can take it with your mobile phone)
  • Traveler's contact information (home address, phone, email)
  • Travel information (flight details & accommodations in Seychelles)
  • Credit card information for payment

After registration, the traveler will receive an automated confirmation of receipt as well as payment by email. In another email, maximum 12 hours after registration, the traveler will receive the travel authorization. This travel authorization (pdf) must be printed or saved on your mobile phone.

  • If you have any problems when applying for your travel authorization, please use the chat function on the site https://seychelles.govtas.com to solve the problem.
  • If you have problems applying for the travel authorisation in your browser, try the "Seychelles E-Border" app. You can download it in your app store.
  • If you are planning to buy a local SIM card to use the internet, we recommend that you order one when applying for your travel authorisation. The prices for the various data packages are significantly cheaper than on site.

Which Vaccinations are required for the Seychelles?

There are no required vaccinations for the Seychelles except for visitors travelling from a yellow fever area. For these travellers, a valid proof of yellow fever vaccination is required. A yellow fever vaccination is not necessary if you only had a stopover in Ethiopia but did not enter the country.

Customs Formalities for the Seychelles

Travellers from Europe may import unlimited amounts of foreign currency into the Seychelles. However, the national currency may only be imported in amounts of up to SCR 2,000 - approximately equivalent to €115.

In addition, the following import limits apply: 2 litres of spirits or liquor, 2 litres of wine, 200ml of perfume or eau de toilette, 200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco. The import of weapons of any kind is prohibited, and requires special authorisation. The value of food brought in may not exceed €200 in value (SCR 3,000). Anything beyond this is taxed in the local currency and must be paid in cash on the spot (credit card payment not possible).

Animals: Can you bring pets to the Seychelles?

Animals may only be brought into the Seychelles if they will be staying for more than six months. Entry with cats and/or dogs requires authorisation by the Veterinary Office. Any animals require a valid vaccination certificate, with proof of a rabies vaccination and an animal health certificate. Depending on the country of origin, the animals must stay in quarantine for two weeks to six months before being granted access. Bird species are not allowed to be brought into the country. For more information: Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, PO Box 166, Grand Anse, Victoria Mahé, Seychelles.

For more information before your trip

  • Seychelles Tourism Office
  • UK Government Travel Advice

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Entry requirements

This advice reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Seychelles set and enforce entry rules. If you’re not sure how these requirements apply to you, contact the Seychelles High Commission in the UK .

COVID-19 rules

There are no COVID-19 testing or vaccination requirements for travellers entering Seychelles.

Passport validity requirements

If you’re visiting Seychelles, your passport must be valid for the duration of your stay.     

Check with your travel provider that your passport and other travel documents meet requirements. Renew your passport if you need to.

You will be denied entry if you do not have a valid travel document or try to use a passport that has been reported lost or stolen.

Visa requirements

You do not need a visa to visit Seychelles, but you must get a travel authorisation before you travel.

When you arrive, you’ll get a visitor’s permit for 3 months. You can apply for 3-month extensions, up to a maximum period of 12 months in total, if you meet visitor permit extension requirements . You can apply to extend any time before your current visitor’s permit expires.

The visitor’s permit is free for the first 3 months, but there is a fee for each 3-month extension.

Applying for a travel authorisation

You must apply and pay for a travel authorisation online to enter Seychelles. You can apply up to 10 days before you arrive. In an emergency, you can pay an extra fee for an express application.

When you apply, you will need to show you meet Seychelles entry requirements. These include having:

  • a valid return or onward ticket
  • proof of confirmed accommodation
  • sufficient funds for the duration of your stay

Checks at border control  

When you arrive, you may need to show proof you have travel insurance and are covered for any potential health costs.

Vaccination requirements

You must have a certificate to prove you’ve had a yellow fever vaccination if you’re coming from a country listed as a transmission risk . 

For full details about medical entry requirements and recommended vaccinations, see TravelHealthPro’s Seychelles guide .     

Customs rules

There are strict rules about goods you can take into or out of Seychelles . You must declare anything that may be prohibited or subject to tax or duty.

Taking money into Seychelles

If you are taking cash with a value of 50,000 Seychellois rupees or more into Seychelles, declare this when you apply for your travel authorisation.

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Latest Entry Requirements to Seychelles

Written by editor on 6th january 2023, latest entry requirements.

Please see below the latest Entry Requirements (Updated January – 2024) There are no visa requirements for any person wishing to travel to Seychelles. Visitors should nevertheless have in their possession a valid passport or other travel documents recognised by the government of Seychelles in order to gain entry. The passport must be valid for the period of the intended stay until arrival back in the holder’s country of origin or residence. Children require their own identification (Child Passport) You are required to have a valid return or onward ticket for the duration of the visit. You must have a confirmed accommodation – a copy of the booking or a letter from a friend/family member to confirm your stay and duration. Must have sufficient funds during your stay.

Before you travel to Seychelles, you must Submit your Travel Authorization and Immigration Forms

Submit your Travel Authorisation and Immigration Forms here  https://seychelles.govtas.com – you can also download the app (it keeps all your information for future travels) 

From 1 December 2022, Seychelles will no longer require COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test from visitors. However, they must complete the Travel Declaration and have valid Travel and Health Insurance to cover potential COVID-19-related costs.

Proof of Covid vaccination is no longer required.

For further information on any health requirements prior to visiting Seychelles kindly visit  http://www.health.gov.sc

For visitors travelling from a yellow fever area, valid proof of yellow fever vaccination is required.

There is NO risk of contracting malaria or yellow fever in Seychelles.

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Seychelles travel advice

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Last updated: June 5, 2024 06:24 ET

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Safety and security, entry and exit requirements, laws and culture, natural disasters and climate, seychelles - take normal security precautions.

Take normal security precautions in Seychelles

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Petty crime

Petty crime, such as pickpocketing and purse snatching, occurs. Incidents have been reported in:

  • popular tourist areas, including Beau Vallon and Victoria
  • beaches, including Cote d’Or beach
  • unattended vehicles
  • hiking trails

During your trip to the Seychelles:

  • ensure that your personal belongings, including your passport and your other travel documents are secure at all times
  • avoid showing signs of affluence or wearing expensive jewellery
  • never leave personal belongings unattended in a vehicle, even in the trunk
  • avoid isolated areas, especially at night

Violent crime

Although less common, violent crime occurs, namely:

  • armed robberies

Tourists are usually not targeted, however you could be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Credit and debit card as well as ATM fraud occurs in the Seychelles.  

  • Cover the keypad with one hand when entering your PIN 
  • Pay careful attention when others are handling your cards 
  • Avoid using card readers with an irregular or unusual feature 
  • Use ATMs located in public areas or inside a bank or business 
  • Check for any unauthorized transactions on your account statements 

Overseas fraud

Demonstrations

While not common in the Seychelles, demonstrations may occur.

  • Avoid areas where demonstrations and large gatherings are taking place
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities
  • Monitor local media for information on ongoing demonstrations

Mass gatherings (large-scale events)

Adventure tourism  

Outdoor activities, such as scuba diving, snorkelling, hiking and other adventure activities can be dangerous if unprepared. Trails are not always marked, and weather conditions can change rapidly.  

If you intend to practice adventure tourism: 

  • consider traveling with a group and hiring an experienced guide from a reputable company  
  • obtain detailed information on your activity and on the environment in which you will be setting out   
  • avoid venturing off marked trails      
  • stay informed about weather and other conditions that may pose a hazard   
  • refrain from using equipment if you have doubts on their safety   

Water activities

Coastal waters can be dangerous. Strong currents and riptides are common, particularly near the popular tourist beach in Beau Vallon. Several drownings occur each year.

Most beaches outside major hotels do not have a regular lifeguard present. When available, rescue services may not be consistent with international standards.

Beaches that offer safe swimming conditions from May to September, during the east monsoon period, may not be safe from December to March during the north-east monsoon period.

  • Respect the areas reserved for swimming
  • Always maintain a safe distance from boats and restricted areas
  • Always respect warning flags advising of dangerous conditions
  • Consult reputable sources and tour operators for information on possible hazards and safe swimming areas

Maritime excursions

Many isolated islands are accessible by boat or ferry. Travel by ship to the outer islands, such as Amirantes, Cosmoledo and Aldabra, requires the approval of the Seychelles Maritime Safety authority.

In stormy weather, travel by ship, including emergency travel, may be difficult.

While on maritime excursions:

  • use only a reliable company
  • make sure you have access to a lifejacket at all times
  • do not board a boat that appears overloaded or unseaworthy

Water safety abroad

Road safety

Road conditions.

Roads are generally well maintained but are narrow and winding.

Driving can also be dangerous due to:

  • the presence of animals, pedestrians, and bicycles on the road
  • roads with sheer drops and lack of guardrails
  • poorly lit roads

Driving habits

Impaired driving is prevalent in the Seychelles with a noted frequency of drivers operating vehicles while intoxicated by alcohol.

If you choose to drive in the Seychelles:

  • drive defensively, particularly after dark
  • in the event of a traffic accident, remain at the scene until the police arrive
  • when returning a rented vehicle, ensure that you receive a written acknowledgement stating that the vehicle had not been damaged while in your possession
  • purchase adequate car insurance

Public transportation

Taxis are available on the main Mahe and Praslin islands. Not all taxis are metered. In such cases, ensure that an agreed-upon fare is settled with the driver beforehand.

Public transportation by bus is available but limited on the main islands of Mahé and Praslin.

Pirate attacks and armed robbery against ships occur in coastal waters, particularly in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. Though reports of piracy have decreased in recent years, mariners should take appropriate precautions.

Live piracy report  - International Maritime Bureau

We do not make assessments on the compliance of foreign domestic airlines with international safety standards.

Information about foreign domestic airlines

Every country or territory decides who can enter or exit through its borders. The Government of Canada cannot intervene on your behalf if you do not meet your destination’s entry or exit requirements.

We have obtained the information on this page from the authorities of the Seychelles. It can, however, change at any time.

Verify this information with the  Foreign Representatives in Canada .

Entry requirements vary depending on the type of passport you use for travel.

Before you travel, check with your transportation company about passport requirements. Its rules on passport validity may be more stringent than the country’s entry rules.

Regular Canadian passport

Your passport must be valid for the duration of your stay.

Passport for official travel

Different entry rules may apply.

Official travel

Passport with “X” gender identifier

While the Government of Canada issues passports with an “X” gender identifier, it cannot guarantee your entry or transit through other countries. You might face entry restrictions in countries that do not recognize the “X” gender identifier. Before you leave, check with the closest foreign representative for your destination.

Other travel documents

Different entry rules may apply when travelling with a temporary passport or an emergency travel document. Before you leave, check with the closest foreign representative for your destination.

Useful links

  • Foreign Representatives in Canada
  • Canadian passports

Tourist visa: not required for stays up to 90 days Business visa: not required Student visa: not required

You must obtain a digital travel authorization before your departure.

Apply for a digital travel authorization  - Government of Seychelles

  • Children and travel

Learn more about travelling with children .

Yellow fever

Learn about potential entry requirements related to yellow fever (vaccines section).

Relevant Travel Health Notices

  • Global Measles Notice - 13 March, 2024
  • COVID-19 and International Travel - 13 March, 2024

This section contains information on possible health risks and restrictions regularly found or ongoing in the destination. Follow this advice to lower your risk of becoming ill while travelling. Not all risks are listed below.

Consult a health care professional or visit a travel health clinic preferably 6 weeks before you travel to get personalized health advice and recommendations.

Routine vaccines

Be sure that your  routine vaccinations , as per your province or territory , are up-to-date before travelling, regardless of your destination.

Some of these vaccinations include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, varicella (chickenpox), influenza and others.

Pre-travel vaccines and medications

You may be at risk for preventable diseases while travelling in this destination. Talk to a travel health professional about which medications or vaccines may be right for you, based on your destination and itinerary. 

Yellow fever   is a disease caused by a flavivirus from the bite of an infected mosquito.

Travellers get vaccinated either because it is required to enter a country or because it is recommended for their protection.

  • There is no risk of yellow fever in this country.

Country Entry Requirement*

  • Proof of vaccination is required if you are coming from or have transited through an airport of a country   where yellow fever occurs.

Recommendation

  • Vaccination is not recommended.
  • Discuss travel plans, activities, and destinations with a health care professional.
  • Contact a designated  Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre  well in advance of your trip to arrange for vaccination.

About Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres in Canada * It is important to note that  country entry requirements  may not reflect your risk of yellow fever at your destination. It is recommended that you contact the nearest  diplomatic or consular office  of the destination(s) you will be visiting to verify any additional entry requirements.

There is a risk of hepatitis A in this destination. It is a disease of the liver. People can get hepatitis A if they ingest contaminated food or water, eat foods prepared by an infectious person, or if they have close physical contact (such as oral-anal sex) with an infectious person, although casual contact among people does not spread the virus.

Practise  safe food and water precautions and wash your hands often. Vaccination is recommended for all travellers to areas where hepatitis A is present.

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. It can spread quickly from person to person by direct contact and through droplets in the air.

Anyone who is not protected against measles is at risk of being infected with it when travelling internationally.

Regardless of where you are going, talk to a health care professional before travelling to make sure you are fully protected against measles.

  Hepatitis B is a risk in every destination. It is a viral liver disease that is easily transmitted from one person to another through exposure to blood and body fluids containing the hepatitis B virus.  Travellers who may be exposed to blood or other bodily fluids (e.g., through sexual contact, medical treatment, sharing needles, tattooing, acupuncture or occupational exposure) are at higher risk of getting hepatitis B.

Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all travellers. Prevent hepatitis B infection by practicing safe sex, only using new and sterile drug equipment, and only getting tattoos and piercings in settings that follow public health regulations and standards.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious viral disease. It can spread from person to person by direct contact and through droplets in the air.

It is recommended that all eligible travellers complete a COVID-19 vaccine series along with any additional recommended doses in Canada before travelling. Evidence shows that vaccines are very effective at preventing severe illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19. While vaccination provides better protection against serious illness, you may still be at risk of infection from the virus that causes COVID-19. Anyone who has not completed a vaccine series is at increased risk of being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 and is at greater risk for severe disease when travelling internationally.

Before travelling, verify your destination’s COVID-19 vaccination entry/exit requirements. Regardless of where you are going, talk to a health care professional before travelling to make sure you are adequately protected against COVID-19.

 The best way to protect yourself from seasonal influenza (flu) is to get vaccinated every year. Get the flu shot at least 2 weeks before travelling.  

 The flu occurs worldwide. 

  •  In the Northern Hemisphere, the flu season usually runs from November to   April.
  •  In the Southern Hemisphere, the flu season usually runs between April and   October.
  •  In the tropics, there is flu activity year round. 

The flu vaccine available in one hemisphere may only offer partial protection against the flu in the other hemisphere.

The flu virus spreads from person to person when they cough or sneeze or by touching objects and surfaces that have been contaminated with the virus. Clean your hands often and wear a mask if you have a fever or respiratory symptoms.

In this destination, rabies is carried by dogs and some wildlife, including bats. Rabies is a deadly disease that spreads to humans primarily through bites or scratches from an infected animal. While travelling, take precautions , including keeping your distance from animals (including free-roaming dogs), and closely supervising children.

If you are bitten or scratched by an animal while travelling, immediately wash the wound with soap and clean water and see a health care professional. Rabies treatment is often available in this destination. 

Before travel, discuss rabies vaccination with a health care professional. It may be recommended for travellers who are at high risk of exposure (e.g., occupational risk such as veterinarians and wildlife workers, children, adventure travellers and spelunkers, and others in close contact with animals). 

Safe food and water precautions

Many illnesses can be caused by eating food or drinking beverages contaminated by bacteria, parasites, toxins, or viruses, or by swimming or bathing in contaminated water.

  • Learn more about food and water precautions to take to avoid getting sick by visiting our eat and drink safely abroad page. Remember: Boil it, cook it, peel it, or leave it!
  • Avoid getting water into your eyes, mouth or nose when swimming or participating in activities in freshwater (streams, canals, lakes), particularly after flooding or heavy rain. Water may look clean but could still be polluted or contaminated.
  • Avoid inhaling or swallowing water while bathing, showering, or swimming in pools or hot tubs. 

Travellers' diarrhea is the most common illness affecting travellers. It is spread from eating or drinking contaminated food or water.

Risk of developing travellers' diarrhea increases when travelling in regions with poor standards of hygiene and sanitation. Practise safe food and water precautions.

The most important treatment for travellers' diarrhea is rehydration (drinking lots of fluids). Carry oral rehydration salts when travelling.

Typhoid   is a bacterial infection spread by contaminated food or water. Risk is higher among children, travellers going to rural areas, travellers visiting friends and relatives or those travelling for a long period of time.

Travellers visiting regions with a risk of typhoid, especially those exposed to places with poor sanitation, should speak to a health care professional about vaccination.  

Insect bite prevention

Many diseases are spread by the bites of infected insects such as mosquitoes, ticks, fleas or flies. When travelling to areas where infected insects may be present:

  • Use insect repellent (bug spray) on exposed skin
  • Cover up with light-coloured, loose clothes made of tightly woven materials such as nylon or polyester
  • Minimize exposure to insects
  • Use mosquito netting when sleeping outdoors or in buildings that are not fully enclosed

To learn more about how you can reduce your risk of infection and disease caused by bites, both at home and abroad, visit our insect bite prevention page.

Find out what types of insects are present where you’re travelling, when they’re most active, and the symptoms of the diseases they spread.

There is a risk of chikungunya in this country.  The risk may vary between regions of a country.  Chikungunya is a virus spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Chikungunya can cause a viral disease that typically causes fever and pain in the joints. In some cases, the joint pain can be severe and last for months or years.

Protect yourself from mosquito bites at all times. There is no vaccine available for chikungunya.

  • In this country, risk of  dengue  is sporadic. It is a viral disease spread to humans by mosquito bites.
  • Dengue can cause flu-like symptoms. In some cases, it can lead to severe dengue, which can be fatal.
  • The level of risk of dengue changes seasonally, and varies from year to year. The level of risk also varies between regions in a country and can depend on the elevation in the region.
  • Mosquitoes carrying dengue typically bite during the daytime, particularly around sunrise and sunset.
  • Protect yourself from mosquito bites . There is no vaccine or medication that protects against dengue fever.

Animal precautions

Some infections, such as rabies and influenza, can be shared between humans and animals. Certain types of activities may increase your chance of contact with animals, such as travelling in rural or forested areas, camping, hiking, and visiting wet markets (places where live animals are slaughtered and sold) or caves.

Travellers are cautioned to avoid contact with animals, including dogs, livestock (pigs, cows), monkeys, snakes, rodents, birds, and bats, and to avoid eating undercooked wild game.

Closely supervise children, as they are more likely to come in contact with animals.

Person-to-person infections

Stay home if you’re sick and practise proper cough and sneeze etiquette , which includes coughing or sneezing into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand. Reduce your risk of colds, the flu and other illnesses by:

  •   washing your hands often
  • avoiding or limiting the amount of time spent in closed spaces, crowded places, or at large-scale events (concerts, sporting events, rallies)
  • avoiding close physical contact with people who may be showing symptoms of illness 

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) , HIV , and mpox are spread through blood and bodily fluids; use condoms, practise safe sex, and limit your number of sexual partners. Check with your local public health authority pre-travel to determine your eligibility for mpox vaccine.  

Medical services and facilities

Access to adequate health care, including private medical practices, is available on the major islands.  Medical facilities are limited on isolated islands where some have no doctors.

Make sure you get travel insurance that includes coverage for medical evacuation and hospital stays.

Travel health and safety

Some prescription medications may not be available. 

If you take prescription medications, you are responsible for determining their legality in the country before entering the Seychelles. 

  • Bring sufficient quantities of your medication with you
  • Always keep your medication in the original container
  • Pack them in your carry-on luggage
  • Carry a copy of your prescriptions

Keep in Mind...

The decision to travel is the sole responsibility of the traveller. The traveller is also responsible for his or her own personal safety.

Be prepared. Do not expect medical services to be the same as in Canada. Pack a   travel health kit , especially if you will be travelling away from major city centres.

You must abide by local laws.

Learn about what you should do and how we can help if you are arrested or detained abroad .

Penalties for possession, use or trafficking of illegal drugs are severe. Convicted offenders can expect jail sentences and heavy fines.

Drugs, alcohol and travel

2SLGBTQI+ travellers

Seychellois laws do not prohibit sexual acts between individuals of the same sex. However, homosexuality is not widely socially tolerated.

Travel and your sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics

Dual citizenship

Dual citizenship is legally recognized in the Seychelles.

If you are a Canadian citizen, but also a citizen of the Seychelles, our ability to offer you consular services may be limited while you're there. You may also be subject to different entry/exit requirements .

Travellers with dual citizenship

International Child Abduction

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is an international treaty. It can help parents with the return of children who have been removed to or retained in certain countries in violation of custody rights. It does not apply between Canada and Seychelles.

If your child was wrongfully taken to, or is being held in Seychelles by an abducting parent:

  • act as quickly as you can
  • consult a lawyer in Canada and in Seychelles to explore all the legal options for the return of your child
  • report the situation to the nearest Canadian government office abroad or to the Vulnerable Children's Consular Unit at Global Affairs Canada by calling the Emergency Watch and Response Centre

If your child was removed from a country other than Canada, consult a lawyer to determine if The Hague Convention applies.

Be aware that Canadian consular officials cannot interfere in private legal matters or in another country's judicial affairs.

  • International Child Abductions: A guide for affected parents
  • Canadian embassies and consulates by destination
  • Request emergency assistance

Imports and exports

Strict regulations may be enforced on the temporary import or export of certain items, including:

  • spear-fishing equipment
  • fruits and vegetables

To drive in Seychelles, you must have the following:

  • a valid Canadian driver’s license
  • an international driving permit

Traffic drives on the left.

International Driving Permit

The currency is the Seychellois rupee (SR).

Most hotels, restaurants and shops in tourist destinations accept debit or credit cards. ATMs are available at the airport and major tourist destinations but generally only issue rupees. You may pay for goods and services either in rupees, euros or in USD.

You can exchange money at authorised currency exchanges:

  • the international airport

It is prohibited to exchange foreign currencies at rates other than the official rate.

Rainy season

The rainy season extends from December to March. During this period strong winds and torrential rains can hamper overland travel and reduce the provision of essential services.

While there have not been any recent incidents of cyclones, pay careful attention to all warnings issued.

  • Monitor local media for the latest updates, including those on road conditions
  • Stay away from flooded areas
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities, including evacuation orders
  • Tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons and monsoons
  • Large-scale emergencies abroad
  • Seychelles Meteorological Authority

Local services

Dial 999 for emergencies requiring fire and police forces.

Dial 151 for medical assistance.

Consular assistance

There is no resident Canadian government office in Seychelles. You can obtain consular assistance and further consular information from the High Commission of Canada in Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam.

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For emergency consular assistance, call the High Commission of Canada in Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam, and follow the instructions. At any time, you may also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.

The decision to travel is your choice and you are responsible for your personal safety abroad. We take the safety and security of Canadians abroad very seriously and provide credible and timely information in our Travel Advice to enable you to make well-informed decisions regarding your travel abroad.

The content on this page is provided for information only. While we make every effort to give you correct information, it is provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied. The Government of Canada does not assume responsibility and will not be liable for any damages in connection to the information provided.

If you need consular assistance while abroad, we will make every effort to help you. However, there may be constraints that will limit the ability of the Government of Canada to provide services.

Learn more about consular services .

Risk Levels

  take normal security precautions.

Take similar precautions to those you would take in Canada.

  Exercise a high degree of caution

There are certain safety and security concerns or the situation could change quickly. Be very cautious at all times, monitor local media and follow the instructions of local authorities.

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Travel & visa: visitors travelling to seychelles.

Seychelles is a visa-free country which means that there are no visa requirements for any persons wishing to travel. Although a visa is not required to enter Seychelles, visitors should nevertheless have in their possession a valid passport or other travel documents recognized by the government of Seychelles in order to gain entry. The passport must be valid for the period of the intended stay until arrival back in the holder’s country of origin or residence.

A visitor’s permit is issued on arrival in Seychelles to travelers visiting for the purposes of holiday, business, visiting friends or family and who also meet the following criteria:

  • is not a prohibited immigrant;
  • is not a holder of a valid permit which entitles the holder to reside in Seychelles;
  • holds a valid return ticket or ticket for onward travel for the duration of the visit;
  • has confirmed accommodation; and,
  • has sufficient funds for the duration of the stay (minimum of US$150 or equivalent per day).

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Entry Requirements

Every passenger willing to enter into the Seychelles must obtain a Travel Authorization. For further information on any health requirement  prior to visiting Seychelles kindly visit  the Health and Stay conditions’ document below.

Travel advisory for visitors

Seychelles remains open to visitors & has put in place protocols to ensure safe travel and stay. As visitors enjoy their stay, it is essential that they remain conscious of these measures to keep Seychelles safe.

Seychelles Travel Autorisation

  A Health Travel Authorisation (HTA) is required for every passenger entering Seychelles. Application for the (HTA), must be submitted only on the official government website. Click below to access the application.

Health & Stay conditions

Conditions from the Minsitry of Health, with effect from the 1st December 2022.

Key changes:

Routine requirement for COVID-19 vaccination and test has been removed.

Do I need a pcr test ?

 From the 1st December 2022 r outine requirement for COVID-19 vaccination and test has been removed.

Do I need a yellow fever vaccination certificate ?

Yellow Fever Does Not Exist in Seychelles. Yellow fever vaccination is needed if you are traveling to Seychelles from a yellow fever endemic region. If you are transiting through an airport of a yellow fever endemic region for less than 12 hours you do not need yellow fever vaccination. Whenever yellow fever vaccination is required, proof of vaccination will be demanded at the entry point by public health officers.

Do I need a Visa to travel to the Seychelles?

 Travel to the Seychelles is visa-free, irrespective of nationality.*  Instead, a Visitor’s Permit is issued before arrival in Seychelles. It is free of charge and valid for three months for the first three months after which, a fee is applicable for extension.

* Seychelles does not recognize the sovereignty of the following countries: Taiwan, Western Sahara and Kosovo.

Which documents do I need to obtain a Visitor's permit?

 • Valid passport (expiration date must be at least 3 months after departure from the Seychelles); • Return flight ticket; • Proof of Valid travel health insurance (via credit, debit card, health insurance LAMAL or others) • Accommodation bookings must be made at licensed and certified establishment or liveaboards (see the list below). If you visit a friend or rent an apartment/home you need to provide an invitation. • Proof of sufficient funds;

Do I need a Covid vaccination pass to travel to the Seychelles ?

Seychelles is open to all visitors irrespective of their vaccination status. 

From the 1st December 2022 r outine requirement for COVID-19 vaccination and test has been removed.

Other Conditions of Entry to the Seychelles

Visitors must apply for the Health Travel Authorisation  for entry permission through the electronic form available at: https://seychelles.govtas.com . When in the Seychelles, it is necessary to observe existing health measures – wearing face masks, distancing, washing hands, etc.

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For further information, click on the links below: https://tourism.gov.sc/ https://www.mfa.gov.sc/visitors http://www.ics.gov.sc/permits/visitors-permit eda.admin.ch

This website serves only for basic orientation. For further information please contact:

Ministry of foreign affairs and tourism of the republic of seychelles.

www.mfa.gov.sc +248 428 35 00

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Fire and rescue services, medical emergencies.

Call 999 or go directly to a hospital.

Call 999 or visit the nearest police station.

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Exercise normal safety precautions in the Seychelles.

  • Seychelles can experience severe weather, especially during the northwest monsoon season (December to March).
  • Crime levels are low, but petty crimes occur. The risk of theft is higher in tourist hubs, such as Beau Vallon and the capital, Victoria. Be aware of your surroundings and pay attention to your belongings. Keep valuables out of sight.
  • Violent crime is less common but can occur, especially on beaches and walking trails. Hike with organised groups. Avoid back streets and beaches after dark.
  • Rallies and protests occur sometimes. These can turn violent. Avoid large public gatherings.
  • Beaches in the Seychelles, including Beau Vallon, often have strong currents and rips. Drownings occur at popular tourist beaches. There may not be safety information at beaches. Get local advice before swimming.

Full travel advice:  Safety

  • Insect-borne diseases, including dengue and chikungunya, occur. Ensure your accommodation is insect-proof. Use insect repellent.
  • You may be at risk for preventable diseases. Consult with your local health care professional for advice on current risks and vaccine options. Take care with personal, food and water hygiene.
  • Medical facilities in the Seychelles are limited, especially on the remote islands, and can be expensive. The island of Mahé has several clinics and a state-owned hospital in Victoria. If you're seriously ill or injured, you may need medical evacuation. Ensure your travel insurance covers hospital stays and evacuation.

Full travel advice:  Health

  • Don't use or carry illegal drugs. Penalties for drug offences, including possession and trafficking, are severe.
  • The Seychelles recognises dual citizenship.
  • Same-sex relations are legal in the Seychelles. However, the society is conservative. All travellers, regardless of gender or sexuality, should avoid public displays of affection.
  • Public nudity isn't accepted. Don't sunbathe topless or naked on beaches.

Full travel advice:  Local laws

  • You don't need a visa to enter the Seychelles as a tourist. You can get a visitor’s permit on arrival in the Seychelles. If you’re not a tourist, you'll need to apply for a visa. Entry and exit conditions can change at short notice. You should contact the nearest high commission/embassy or consulate of the Seychelles to confirm the latest details.
  • Before arriving in the Seychelles, you must apply for an online  Digital Travel Authorisation . There is a fee associated with this application.
  • Be prepared to show evidence of proof of funds, confirmed accommodation and valid onward travel tickets on arrival.

Full travel advice:  Travel

Local contacts

  • The  Consular Services Charter  details what the Australian Government can and can't do to help you overseas.
  • Australia doesn't have an embassy or consulate in the Seychelles. For consular assistance, contact the  Australian High Commission in Mauritius . See 'Consular Contacts'.
  • To stay up to date with local information, follow the High Commission’s social media accounts:  Facebook and Twitter .

Full travel advice:  Local contacts

Full advice

Crime levels in the Seychelles are low. But petty crime occurs, and includes:

  • pickpocketing
  • bag snatching
  • street robbery near ATMs

Theft and robberies  generally occur in tourist locations, for example, Victoria and Beau Vallon on Mahé and Cote D'Or beach on Praslin Island.

Violent crime, sometimes with knives, is less common but still happens, including on beaches and walking trails.

To protect yourself from crime:

  • be aware of your surroundings
  • watch your belongings on buses and taxis, especially at night
  • don't go out alone after dark or to isolated places, especially on foot
  • always keep your vehicle and accommodation locked
  • be alert to suspicious behaviour.

Cyber security

You may be at risk of cyber-based threats during overseas travel to any country. Digital identity theft is a growing concern. Your devices and personal data can be compromised, especially if you’re connecting to Wi-Fi, using or connecting to shared or public computers, or to Bluetooth.

Social media can also be risky in destinations where there are social or political tensions, or laws that may seem unreasonable by Australian standards. Travellers have been arrested for things they have said on social media. Don't comment on local or political events on your social media.

More information:

Cyber security when travelling overseas

Civil unrest and political tension

Demonstrations and protests.

Rallies and demonstrations occur sometimes.

Public protests and events that draw large groups of people can turn violent.

To protect yourself during periods of unrest:

  • avoid all demonstrations and large public gatherings
  • monitor the media and avoid protest areas
  • follow advice from local authorities
  • Demonstrations and civil unrest

Terrorism is a threat worldwide.

Climate and natural disasters

The Seychelles can experience  severe weather , especially during the northwest monsoon season (December to March). This includes:

  • strong winds
  • torrential rain.

To protect yourself if a  natural disaster  occurs:

  • keep your passport in a safe, waterproof place
  • monitor local media and the  World Meteorological Organization Severe Weather Information Centre
  • check the  Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
  • follow the advice of local authorities
  • keep in touch with friends and family.

If you plan to travel during the wet season or after a natural disaster, contact your tour operator. Ask if tourist services have been affected in the areas you want to visit.

The Seychelles isn't normally affected by cyclones. However, the wet season from December to March can bring:

  • severe weather
  • torrential rain

Call Seychelles Meteorological Services (+248) 4384 358 for weather updates.

For updates, monitor the weather through the media or via:

  • Seychelles Meteorological Authority  
  • Meteo France–Reunion
  • NOAA National Weather Centre

Swimming safety

The Seychelles experiences strong ocean currents around the islands at different times of the year. This includes the popular Beau Vallon beach when the sea is rough.

Travellers have died swimming at popular beaches in the Seychelles.

Generally, beaches on the west coast can be dangerous for swimming during the northwest monsoon (December to March), and those on the east coast can be affected during the southeast trade winds (May to September). Beaches at the southern tip of Mahé are not recommended for swimming at any time.

There's usually no safety information displayed at beaches.

To protect yourself at the beach:

  • get local advice before swimming
  • be alert to changes in sea conditions, including rips
  • swim within your ability.

Tours and adventure activities

Tour operators don't always follow safety and maintenance standards. This includes adventure activities like diving and swimming with dolphins.

If you plan to do a tour or an  adventure activity :

  • check if your travel insurance policy covers it
  • use only registered operators that have been issued with a valid permit
  • ask about and insist on minimum safety requirements
  • always use available safety gear, such as life jackets or seatbelts

If proper safety equipment isn't available, use another provider.

Travel insurance

Get comprehensive  travel insurance  before you leave. 

Your policy needs to cover all overseas medical costs, including medical evacuation. The Australian Government won't pay for these costs. 

You must have insurance to cover COVID-19 treatment. If you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel. This applies to everyone, no matter how healthy and fit you are.

If you're not insured, you may have to pay many thousands of dollars up-front for medical care.

  • what activities and care your policy covers
  • that your insurance covers you for the whole time you'll be away, including during stopovers on the way to and from your destination.

Physical and mental health

Consider your physical and mental health before you travel, especially if you have an existing medical condition. 

See your doctor or travel clinic to:

  • have a basic health check-up
  • ask if your travel plans may affect your health
  • plan any vaccinations you need

Do this at least 8 weeks before you leave.

If you have immediate concerns for your welfare, or the welfare of another Australian, call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Australia on +61 2 6261 3305 or contact your nearest Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate  to discuss counselling hotlines and services available in your location.

  • General health advice
  • Healthy holiday tips  (Healthdirect Australia)

Medications

Not all medication available over the counter or by prescription in Australia is available in other countries. Some may even be considered illegal or controlled substances, even if prescribed by an Australian doctor.

If you plan to bring medication, check if it's legal in the Seychelles. Take enough legal medicine for your trip.

Carry a copy of your prescription and a letter from your doctor stating:

  • what the medications are
  • your required dosage
  • that it's for personal use
  • Seychelles Revenue Commission

Health risks

Insect-borne diseases

Outbreaks of  dengue  and  chikungunya  occur in the Seychelles.

To protect yourself from insect-borne disease:

  • make sure your accommodation is insect-proof
  • use insect repellent
  • wear long, loose, light-coloured clothing.

Get medical advice if you have a fever, muscle pain, a rash or a bad headache.

Other diseases

The following diseases may be present in the Seychelles:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Consult with your local health care professional for advice on current risks and vaccine options. Take care with personal, food and water hygiene.

Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS are also present, especially linked to intravenous drug use. Take precautions if you're engaging in high-risk activities. 

  • Seychelles Department of Health
  • Infectious diseases

Medical care

Medical facilities.

Medical facilities in the Seychelles are limited, especially on the remote islands where doctors are often not available.

The island of Mahé has several clinics and a state-run hospital. The hospital in Victoria, Mahé can deal with accidents and emergencies.

There are two decompression chambers on Mahé: one in Victoria Hospital (Victoria) and one in the Seychelles Family Hospital (De Quincy).

There's no healthcare agreement between Australia and the Seychelles. Tourists must pay for treatment. 

If you become seriously ill or injured, you'll need to be evacuated. Medical evacuation can be very expensive.

Make sure your travel insurance includes coverage for medical evacuation and hospital stays. The Australian Government won't pay for these costs.

You're subject to all local laws and penalties, including those that appear harsh by Australian standards. Check local laws before travelling. 

If you're arrested or jailed, the Australian Government will do what it can to help you under our  Consular Services Charter . But we can't get you out of trouble or out of jail.

Drug use, possession and trafficking are serious offences. Punishments can be severe.

  • Carrying or using drugs

Same-sex relationships are legal in the Seychelles.

  • Advice for LGBTI travellers

Australian laws

Some Australian criminal laws still apply when you're overseas. If you break these laws, you may face prosecution in Australia.

  • Staying within the law and respecting customs
  • Dual nationals

The Seychelles recognises dual nationality.

Local customs

Seychellois are generally very conservative. They don't tolerate topless sunbathing on public beaches. Nudism is not acceptable. Some LGBTI travellers have reported discrimination.

All travellers, regardless of gender or sexuality, should avoid public displays of affection.

Visas and border measures

Every country or territory decides who can enter or leave through its borders. For specific information about the evidence you'll need to enter a foreign destination, check with the nearest embassy, consulate or immigration department of the destination you're entering. 

You don't need a visa to enter the Seychelles as a tourist. You'll receive a visitor's permit on arrival. The visitor’s permit may be granted for a period of up to three months. It can be extended for successive periods not exceeding three months at a time to a maximum period of 12 months.

  • Seychelles Immigration & Civil Status Office  (Phone: +248 42 93 600, email:  [email protected] ) .

Entry and exit conditions can change at short notice. Contact the  nearest embassy  for details about visas, currency, customs and quarantine rules.

Border measures

You must apply for a  Digital Travel Authorisation  before travelling to the Seychelles. You'll have to pay a fee. It may take up to 24 hours to receive approval.

Be prepared to show evidence of proof of funds, confirmed accommodation and valid onward travel tickets at Immigration Control on arrival.

For arrivals by sea, visit the  Seychelles Immigration & Civil Status Office website . 

  • Seychelles Tourism Department 
  • Seychelles Ministry of Health

Other formalities

Yellow fever vaccination.

You need a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate to enter the Seychelles if you're coming from a country that has yellow fever. If you are transiting through an airport of a yellow fever endemic region for less than 12 hours, you don't need yellow fever vaccination.

  • Seychelles Ministry of Health 
  • Countries with a risk of yellow fever

Some countries won't let you enter unless your passport is valid for 6 months after you plan to leave that country. This can apply even if you're just transiting or stopping over.

Some foreign governments and airlines apply the rule inconsistently. Travellers can receive conflicting advice from different sources.

You can end up stranded if your passport is not valid for more than 6 months.

The Australian Government does not set these rules. Check your passport's expiry date before you travel. If you're not sure it'll be valid for long enough, consider getting  a new passport .

Lost or stolen passport

Your passport is a valuable document. It's attractive to people who may try to use your identity to commit crimes.

Some people may try to trick you into giving them your passport. Always keep it in a safe place.

If your passport is lost or stolen, tell the Australian Government as soon as possible:

  • In Australia, contact the  Australian Passport Information Service .
  • If you're overseas, contact the nearest  Australian embassy or consulate .

Passport with ‘X’ gender identifier  

Although Australian passports comply with international standards for sex and gender, we can’t guarantee that a passport showing 'X' in the sex field will be accepted for entry or transit by another country. Contact the nearest  embassy, high commission or consulate of your destination  before you arrive at the border to confirm if authorities will accept passports with 'X' gender markers.

  • LGBTI travellers

The currency of the Seychelles is the Seychellois Rupee (SCR).

ATMs are available at the airport and major tourist destinations but can be difficult to find in remote areas. ATMs only dispense SCR. 

Most hotel and tourist services accept debit and credit cards, but you should check with your hotel or guesthouse if you will be able to pay using your card. Some guesthouses and hotels may accept euros or US dollars. 

You can change money at:

  • the international airport
  • licensed operators
  • hotels and resorts.

Contact your bank to make sure your cards will work in the Seychelles.

Local travel

Driving permit.

You can drive in the Seychelles with either:

  • a valid Australian driver's licence; or
  • an International Driving Permit (IDP)

You must get your IDP before leaving Australia.

The minimum driving age is 18 years old for private cars and 16 for motorcycles.

If you plan on driving in the Seychelles:

  • check your travel insurance policy covers you
  • check local traffic laws and practices before driving

While you are on the road:

  • drive carefully and legally
  • don't drink and drive
  • be aware of potential dangers on the roads
  • avoid remote roads, particularly at night.

Road travel

You can only drive on Mahé and Praslin.

You are more likely to die in a motor vehicle accident in the Seychelles than in Australia.

Common hazards include:

  • mountainous, narrow and winding roads
  • roads with sheer drops, sharp bends and limited safety barriers
  • drink-driving with erratic behaviour.

Motorcycles

Make sure your travel insurance policy covers you for riding a motorbike, quad bike or similar vehicle.

Always wear a helmet.

  • Seychelles Licensing Authority
  • Driving or riding

Use registered taxis and limousines, preferably arranged through your hotel. 

Taxis aren't metered. Research what taxi fares to expect on trips. Agree the fare with the driver before you leave.

Public transport

Buses on Mahé operate from early morning to early evening. Services are limited on some routes.

  • Transport and getting around safely

Boat travel

Boat travel may be dangerous.

A number of ferries and rivercraft operate in the Seychelles. These may be overloaded, poorly maintained and lack life-saving equipment. A lack of navigation skills and unexpected storms can also contribute to boating accidents.

To stay safe on the water:

  • check safety standards are in place
  • check there is enough safety equipment for everyone
  • wear your life jacket
  • avoid travelling after dark
  • don't get on overcrowded boats

Piracy  can occur in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Seychelles. Reduce the risk of piracy by adjusting your route if required and monitoring piracy reports from the  International Maritime Bureau .

  • Travelling by Boat
  • Going on a cruise

DFAT doesn't provide information on the safety of individual commercial airlines or flight paths.

Check the  Seychelles' air safety profile  with the Aviation Safety Network.

Emergencies

Depending on what you need, contact your:

  • family and friends
  • travel agent
  • insurance provider

Call   +248 432 3242 (Hotline) or +248 428 9950

Call 151 or go directly to a hospital.

Seychelles Hospital: +248 438 8000

Call 999, 133 (Police Hotline) or visit the nearest police station.

Always get a police report when you report a crime.

Your travel insurer should have a 24-hour emergency number.

Contact your provider with any complaints about tourist services or products.

Consular contacts

Read the  Consular Services Charter  for what the Australian Government can and can't do to help you overseas.

Australia doesn't have a High Commission or consulate in the Seychelles. For full consular and passport services while in the Seychelles, contact the Australian High Commission (based in Mauritius) via email (see contact details below).

Australian High Commission, Mauritius

2nd Floor, Rogers House

 5 President John Kennedy Street

 Port Louis, Mauritius

 Phone: +230 202 0160

 General Enquiries email:   [email protected]

 Consular Enquiries email:  [email protected]

 Passport enquiries:  [email protected]

Website:  mauritius.embassy.gov.au

 Facebook:  Australia in Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros

 Twitter:  @AusHC_MU

The website will provide details about opening hours, any temporary closures and services offered.

24-hour Consular Emergency Centre

In a consular emergency, if you can't contact the High Commission, call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on:

  • +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas
  • 1300 555 135 in Australia

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Seychelles is a visa-free country because Seychelles has signed a universal unilateral visa waiver. As a result, any foreign nationals who visit Seychelles are granted visa-free access. They are not required to obtain a Seychelles Visa . However, the travelers must obtain a Visitor's Permit. According to the Seychelles Visa Policy, a Seychelles Visitors Permit upon Arrival is issued free of charge and is valid for up to 3 months. However, later on, it can be extended in 3 month increments with a further extension not exceeding the total period of 12 months.

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Requirements to obtain Seychelles Visitor Permit following the Seychelles Visa Policy are as follows:

The traveler must possess a valid return/onward ticket.

He should have a confirmed accommodation, or letter of invitation if staying with friends or relatives; and

He must have with himself sufficient funds for the duration of the stay.

Financial resources are allowed to be carried in cash, travel vouchers, or credit cards.

When the above documents are presented and verified by the authorities, the visitors will be granted a Visitors Permit upon entry.

For this, no application form or request is to be made in advance.

This permit is valid for 30 days.

If a traveler wishes to stay more than 30 days, the duration of stay can be extended in installments of 3 months up to one year, as long as the requirements, conditions, and other documents are properly executed.

An immigration form is handed out by the flight crew shortly before landing. Travelers should complete it and hand it over at the time of entry.

Requirements for Entry

The traveler must have a Passport with Validity up to the date of departure.

The valid passport must contain two or more blank pages.

Travelers should have been granted their Seychelles Travel Authorization on arrival

They must have a valid and properly executed onward or return ticket

Children traveling must have their own identification/children passport

Travelers must have a booking confirmed for accommodation containing contact details

Travelers should have sufficient funds for the entire duration of stay

Sufficient funds although vary but still are considered approximately$150 per day.

Mutual visa exemptions

Apart from the Unilateral Visa Waiver Agreement, Seychelles has also signed mutual visa exemption agreements with certain countries. Below is given a list of countries along with the permitted period of stay as per the agreement.

COUNTRY— PERMITTED PERIOD OF STAY

Brazil — stays up to 90 days per 180-day period.

Cambodia — stays up to 14 days

China — stays up to 30 days

Macau — Macau SAR passport holders and travel cardholders have visa-free access to Seychelles for up to 30 days.

European Union — All citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Agreement are eligible to stay without a visa for a maximum of 3 months during 6 months commencing the date of first entry.

Russia — stays up to 30 days.

United Arab Emirates — stays up to 90 days.

Yugoslavia —A visa exemption agreement with Yugoslavia from February 1987 is still in the works and provides visa exemption to the citizens of successor states.

Restrictions

The holders of Kosovo passports are refused admission and transit.

Tourist Visa Policy for Seychelles

The Seychelles Visitor Permit is issued to citizens who want to visit the nation of Seychelles for tourism purposes. During the permitted period of stay, under a Seychelles tourist visa, travelers cannot work or perform business activities. Since this can be obtained on arrival, there is no need to go through the application process and wait a few weeks before getting your visa.

Other Visa Information for Seychelles

Travelers from Europe are allowed to import unlimited amounts of foreign currency into Seychelles.

However, import or national currency is limited to an amount of up to SCR 2,000 - approximately equivalent to €115.

In addition, the following import limits are applicable:

2 litre spirits or liquor

2 litres wine

200ml of perfume or eau de toilette

200 cigarettes

250g of tobacco

Weapons of any kind are prohibited to be imported. If a traveler seeks to import weapons of some kind, he requires special authorization.

The value of food brought should not exceed €200 in value (SCR 3,000).

Anything over and above this is taxed in the local currency and must be paid in cash on the spot. Moreover, no credit card payments are allowed.

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Seychelles Tourist Visa Requirements - Documents, Eligibility & Fees

Indian passport holders who are willing to apply for a Seychelles Tourist visa can find the necessary visa information on this page. In the following, you can find Seychelles Tourist visa requirements which mainly include the visa documents and eligibility criteria. General guidelines to be followed at the time of submission of Seychelles Tourist visa documents are mentioned on the page. For further visa consultation, you can contact BTW Visa Executives.

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Following is the list of documents required for Seychelles Tourist visa for Indians.

A passport is a document that is required at the time of international travels. It is issued by the government of the country to verify the identity and nationality of the candidate.

The submitted passport must meet the parameters given below

  • The passport must be valid for the period of the intended stay until arrival back in the holder’s country of origin or residence.
  • It must be a valid passport or other travel documents recognized by the government of Seychelles in order to gain entry.
  • It must not be torn, ripped, split, or damaged in any kind of way.

One cannot cross international boundries without the passport. It is considered a criminal offense otherwise.

An air ticket is a ticket or pass that is possessed by the traveller who is taking a flight for travelling from one location to another.

It is an important document and it should be submitted for the given reason

  • It must be a valid return ticket or ticket for onward travel for the duration of the visit.
  • It must be confirmed for the complete round trip.

An air ticket shows your course of travel and confirms your return to the native country.

A hotel voucher is a ticket provided by the hotel of residence to the customers who are taking an accomodation in the hotel.

It should be submitted as per the following

  • It must be provided to ratify the purpose of visit and as proof of accommodation as well.

If you are staying in a hotel during your time in another country, a hotel voucher must be provided as proof of accommodation.

Bank statement is a document that issued from the bank. This is obtained for the savings bank account to show ratify if you will be able to support your stay in the country.

The Bank statement is a mandatory document and it should meet the following criteria

  • It must reflect sufficient funds for the duration of the stay (minimum of US$150 or equivalent per day).
  • It must be original and should have the bank's stamp and signature on every page.

If the Bank Statement doesn't show enough funds or shows irrelevant expenditure, it could lead to visa rejection on financial means. Professional visa consultation is recommended.

Eligibility for getting Seychelles Tourist Visa:

In order to be eligible to travel to the country on a visa, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

Be a genuine traveller- You must have a valid and good intention behind travelling to the country.

Eligible to bear all expenses - You must possess sufficient funds to support yourself and any dependents throughout the stay.

Reasons to return - You must have strong ties in your home country that will ensure that you will return after your stay.

Be of good character - You must have a clean criminal track record and be of good character. You may have to provide PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) for the same.

Be in good health - You must at least meet the minimum health requirements required by the authorities.

  • You must be a genuine travelling enthusiast wanting to explore the country.
  • You must already have the necessary travel arrangements made to prove your intention to visit.

Visa Fees for Seychelles Tourist Visa:

*Important Note:

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted, so It's recommonded to get the professional visa consultation. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your visa application .

Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.

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Summer select: 9 destinations that offer UAE residents visas on arrival

The enticing pull of easy travel….

Hands up if you’re overdue for a holiday . Who doesn’t love to jet-set away to lavish spots – visiting the worldly wonders of nature and man. A beautiful country and the right itinerary can make your vacation experience memorable but what will make it even better is no-fuss travelling. Visas on arrival sound like every anxiety-ridden traveller’s dream, and we’re happy to let you know that several gorgeous locations around the world provide just that.

Please note: Because border policies can change at any time without notice, although this information is correct at the time of writing, we’d strongly advise you to double check entry requirements relating to your specific passport for your destination before any travel.

Here’s a list of 8 places to consider for your upcoming travel plans this summer.

Georgia has been a recent favourite for the UAE outbound tourist collective, with its attractive exchange rate, cooler temps. Euro vibes and comparatively less expensive trips. The spot is full of natural beauty and rich historical architecture, and the best part is, residents of the UAE with a valid residence visa can cross the Georgian border visa free and stay in the country for 90 days. All you have to do is present your valid permit with travel document at your time of entry.

This glorious archipelago nation issues visas on arrival to all incoming travellers as long a they have a valid return ticket to their place of residence. Of course, some entry requirements are in place, like proof of pre-paid accommodation in the country and enough money to cover your stay. The important thing to note: no one is permitted to enter into or exit from Seychelles except with the written authorization of the Ministry of Health.

Several nationalities are eligible to receive a visa on arrival in Armenia, including UAE, Lebanese, Jordanian and South African citizens. Most recently, a visa waiver program put in place by a collaboration between the UAE and Armenian governments now allows Indian citizens with a valid UAE residency visa to get an Armenian visa on arrival provided your passport has at least six months of validity left.

Everyone’s bucket list vacation destination is open to visitors of all nationalities, issuing 30-day visas on arrival at no added cost. But of course, you need to satisfy the eligibility criteria to clear immigration on arrival. This includes a valid travel document, a return ticket, paid for accommodation and sufficient funds for your stay.

Residents of the UAE with a valid residency visa will be given visas on arrival. All you have to do is present said travel document with the valid visa and you will be granted a 30-day stay in the country. But if you plan to stay out the whole 30-day period,  you’ll need to register at the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan for stays longer than 15 days.

Home to the magnificent Himalayas, Nepal issues visas on arrival to most nationalities. Different types of visas will cost you different amounts. 15-day visas cost Dhs110, a 30-day one costs Dhs190 and a 90-day permit costs Dhs460. Something to note: Indian citizens do not a require a visa for entry into Nepal, no matter where they fly from. All you have to do is prove your nationality.

Mauritius is another picturesque island nation that issues visas on arrival or admits entry without a visa for almost all nationalities. Check out the full list here . If your nationality requires a visa to be issued on arrival, you must meet the eligibility criteria. This includes a valid passport, of which the expiry date is beyond the intended period of stay, a valid return ticket, a confirmed booking for accommodation and if being sponsored by a Mauritian citizen, evidence of sponsorship, including their name, address, profession, relationship, national identity card number and telephone number. You must show enough funds to cover your stay (Dhs367 per night). You must also take a pledge not to engage in any profit-making activities.

Our lovely neighbours issue visas on arrival to residents of all GCC countries and visa-free entry for 14 days. Getting to Oman is all but a road trip away, with a two-hour drive to the border and a few more hours into the capital city of Muscat. The country is rich with natural beauty and tucked away corners of history, heritage and more. Just make sure your residence visa has a validity of three months or longer.

As part of a bid to boost their already bouyant tourism industry, this stuning East African country recently opened up its borders by dropping its visa requirements . You’ll still have to apply for an ‘Electronic Travel Authorisation’ ahead of time (though many online sites claim to offer the service, there is only one official website that can process the service for you, etakenya.go.ke ), but the whole process has been dramatically streamlined and is open to almost all travellers (including UAE residents). What to see when you get there? The Masi Mara is amongst the best spaces on the planet to watch David Attenborough-flavoured moments like the Great Migration (July to October) and ticking off ‘The Big Five’, to see perilously endangered species such as the white rhino, and experience some of nature’s most beguiling predators live beyond the bars of a zoo. Plus with some gorgeous beach destinations along the coast (for example, Mombassa), you can twin your safari adventure with a bit of chill time too.

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What is a Visa?

A visa is basically an endorsement in the passport or other travel document made by a (Diplomatic Mission/Consular) official of a Government to indicate that the bearer has been granted authority to enter or re-enter the country concerned. A visa, transit visa or a visa exemption for a country does not guarantee admission to a country. The final decision rests with the competent authorities at the port of entry in the country concerned. A valid visa is required each time a passenger enters or re-enter a country where visa is required. The date of validity shown on visa must be respected.

Applying for a Visa

It is entirely up to the visa applicant to satisfy the visa officer of a foreign immigration authority or a foreign diplomatic representation that he/she is a bona fide visitor. As visa procedures and requirements vary from country to country it is always advisable for applicants to contact embassies, consulates or issuing authority of the country they wish to visit.

Where to apply for a Visa?

Application can be made in person at diplomatic missions or consular posts represented in Seychelles or by mail or commercial courier to the nearest representative of the country concerned.

How long do I have to wait for a visa?

The length of time for the processing of a visa application varies from country to country; from 48 hours in some cases and up to 3 months in others. In all cases it is advisable to apply as early as possible.

What do I have to provide to obtain a visa?

  • Relevant Application Form
  • Return/onward airline ticket and full itinerary
  • Confirmation of hotel reservation
  • Passport with validity for at least one year
  • Recent passport size photo.
  • Evidence of medical / travel insurance
  • Evidence of funds. This may be in the form of bank statements, traveler’s cheques or bank drafts
  • Letter from your employer confirming your leave
  • Evidence of enrolment at school
  • Letter of invitation or support from family, friends or business contact in country concerned
  • Processing fee (each country charge different amounts) and is usually non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the visa application
  • Be in possession of a valid visa (if required) for next destination

Countries where Seychelles Nationals do not require a visa

Seychelles has established visa-free travels with over a 100 countries! Today a Seychellois has one of the powerful passports on the African continent. This saves you as a Seychelles citizen the hassle and cost of visa procedures, however, we still advise you to check if the duration of your stay is in conformity with our visa waiver agreements. Download the link below for more information.

  • List of countries that Seychelles passport holders do not need prior visa

Countries where Seychelles Nationals do require a visa

When travelling to a country whereby a visa is requested, we advise to check for the specificities of that particular country and to request for the visa as early as possible.

List of countries that Seychellois passport holders require visa

**visa issued by Diplomatic missions/Consular posts in Seychelles

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

Provides support to the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) dossier.

Southern African Development Community (SADC)

UN Counter-Terrorism Centre of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT-UNCCT)

Regional Center on Small Arms (RECSA)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation (EAPCCO)

International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)

African Union (AU)

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI)

African Development Bank (AFDB)

International Seabed Authority (ISA)

Provides support to the Regional Security and Maritime Affairs Section.

Desk officer for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Responsible for Africa.

Responsible for Middle East, Asia and Head Office.

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Ms. Beryl Samson

Ms. Samson was on 22 June 1971, Victoria, Mahe

She graduated from the Murdoch University (Economics and Business Studies), Perth, Western Australia in 1997 where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (BSc) – Economics.

Following her graduation, she attended short courses in various fields such as Environmental Economics, Public Economics, Information Technology, Cross Cultural Phycology, Accounting and Marketing, Diplomacy, Trade Negotiations, Economic Planning and Management.

She started her career as an Economist with the Ministry of External Relations on 19 April 1999. She was promoted to the position of Senior Economist on 1 June 2001 and remained in that position until 17 January 2007. From then, she became Director of Economic Planning and later Director of International Cooperation until she assumed the position of Director General of the Department of Development and Regional Integration on 15 September 2008. On 20 June 2011 she was posted to the Embassy of Seychelles to the Kingdom of Belgium in the position of Minister Counsellor. On 15 August she returned to headquarters to take up the position of Principal Counsellor in the Office of the Principal Secretary and Advisor to the Department of Development and Regional Integration and Deputy to the National Authorizing Officer to the European Union (EU).

She was appointed Ambassador on 9 August 2016.

Following her appointment, she was posted to New York and assumed the position of Deputy Permanent Representative – Permanent Mission of the Republic of Seychelles to the United Nations. She was accredited as Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to the Kingdom of Belgium on 26 May 2018.

Ambassador Samson enjoys reading, sports, travel, arts and fashion, music, and she loves nature.

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Mrs. Lalatiana Accouche

Mrs. Accouche was born on 23 December 1964.

Accouche’ s career in the Seychelles diplomatic service spans over 30 years. It started in June 1991 after she completed her studies in the field of Social Sciences in Cuba and joined the Seychelles Foreign Ministry as Economic Cooperation Officer, being responsible for various bilateral dossiers. She also followed diplomatic training in various countries such as Spain, Mexico, Egypt, South Africa and China.

In January 2010, after having occupied different posts which allowed her to look after most of the bilateral and multilateral dossiers of the Ministry, she was appointed Diplomatic Attaché heading the then newly established unit within the Principal Secretary Secretariat, with the responsibilities of ensuring a productive interaction between the headquarters and all Seychelles Diplomatic Missions abroad, and also coordinating the activities of about eighty Honorary Consuls who were representing Seychelles all over the world at that time. From September 2013 to August 2017, she was posted to the Seychelles High Commission in London, United Kingdom, in the capacity of Deputy Head of Mission/Principal Counsellor. During her posting, she was also acting as Seychelles Assistant Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). On her return from London, she was deployed, in October 2017, to the then newly opened Seychelles Embassy in Havana, Cuba, where she served as Deputy Head of Mission/Principal Counsellor for a period of three months before taking over the full command of the Mission as Chargé d’ Affairs a.i .

In May 2019, she was appointed Ambassador.

Following her appointment, she was accredited as the second resident Ambassador of Seychelles to the Republic of Cuba. She was also concurrently accredited to Jamaica, Mexico and Nicaragua among the 30 countries of the Latin America and Caribbean regions and regional organisations falling under Havana jurisdiction.

After the closure of the Seychelles Embassy in Havana as result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambassador Accouche was based at headquarters and assigned specific duties. She will take up her new responsibilities as Seychelles High Commissioner to the Republic of India following her accreditation to the Head of State.

She is fluent in five languages. She enjoys reading, gardening, and travelling.

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Mr. Ian Madeleine

Mr. Madeleine was born on 15 April 1985 in Victoria, Seychelles.

In 2008 he attended Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, where he later graduated with a Bachelor in Secondary Education (Social Science) in 2009.  In 2013 Mr. Madeleine pursued an International Master of Public Administration with the Tsinghua University in Beijing, focusing on foreign policy.

He began his professional career in the Ministry of Education as a teacher in 2007 after completing his Diploma in Secondary Education, with specialization in Social Science. After graduating he returned to the teaching profession until he transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2011 as a Third Secretary in the Consular Affairs Section of the Protocol, Treaties and Consular Affairs Division. In that capacity, he managed the consular services of the Ministry including the appointment of Honorary Consuls.

After obtaining his Master’s degree, he was promoted to Second Secretary in the International Relations Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was assigned the Western Europe desk. From 2015 to 2017 he served at the Embassy of Seychelles in Paris, France, as a Second Secretary and assisted the serving Ambassador with Seychelles’ representation to those countries and international organizations under the mission’s jurisdiction, including UNESCO, OIF, OECD, IAEA, FAO. He also served as Charge d’Affaires a.i. at the Embassy in 2017. Mr. Madeleine returned to Seychelles in 2017 after having been promoted to Director of Protocol, and becoming responsible for State Protocol. In 2019 he was appointed as Director for Maritime Affairs, and was tasked with setting up a newly created section within the Ministry, mandated to develop cooperation in the maritime domain and consolidating Seychelles’ leadership role in maritime security. In 2021 he assumed the position of Director for Regional Affairs, overseeing the Regional Security and Maritime Affairs section.

He was appointed as Ambassador on 17 June 2021. He is currently accredited to the United States of America and the United Nations as Seychelles Permanent Representative.

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Mrs. Anne Lafortune

Mrs. Lafortune was born on 8 April 1961 in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.

She completed her studies at the University of Edith Cowan in Australia and Bristol University in the UK.

She started her career in education. She was formally the Director of the Seychelles Polytechnic and later took the position of Director General for Technical and Further Education of the Ministry of Education. She became the Principal Secretary for Health and Social Development in 2007. She has also occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Institute of Management and the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Officers’ Ethics Commission.

In 2013 she was appointed as the Principal Secretary for Tourism in the then Ministry of Tourism and Culture, a position that she maintained until her recent appointment as Ambassador. She has participated actively in a number of tourism-related conferences, meetings and workshops both regionally and internationally including the Global Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy and the International Island Tourism Conference (ITTCS). She was the focal point for two major international tourism organisations namely, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) where she represented her country. She was also a member of the SADC Senior Officials Committee responsible for tourism and the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Tourism Association.

On the local front, Mrs. Lafortune participated on a number of Government boards including Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority, Seychelles Investment Board, Seychelles Licensing Authority and Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation.

She was appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles on 17 June 2021. She is currently based in Beijing, China.

Oversees the daily operations of the Protocol Unit and tasked with ensuring that privileges and immunities accorded to members of the Diplomatic Missions, Consular Posts and offices of International Organisations are in line with relevant international conventions and practices, relevant Agreements and local Laws and Policies.

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)

Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF)

Contact Group on Piracy off the coast of Somalia (CGPCS)

Responsible for the processing of documents requiring authentication and/ or legalization and provides administrative assistance to the Division.

Responsible to provide guidance to the public in relation to Diplomatic and Official passports and to coordinate all matters regarding the arrest and detention of Seychellois citizens abroad and of visitors in Seychelles.

Responsible to provide consular assistance to Seychellois travelling abroad and to visitors in distress in Seychelles.

Also facilitates the visa process for government officials on overseas missions and provides information on visa requirements to Seychellois travelling abroad.

Responsible to promote the interest of Seychelles nationals abroad, engage and interact with them,  facilitate their queries and provide the necessary guidance in connecting further with Seychelles.

Responsible to coordinate all matters regarding Seychelles Honorary Consuls such as, the appointment process of new Honorary Consuls, compilation and analysis of progress reports submitted by Honorary Consuls on the work they are doing in their respective jurisdiction or on specific projects they are undertaking, among others.

Also coordinates the appointment process of Honorary Consuls of Foreign States.

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Johnette Stephen

Principal Counsellor

Gervais Moumou was born on 29 September 1982 in Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles.

Mr. Moumou graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Sports from the Escuela de Educación Física y Deporte in Havana, Cuba, in 2008. In 2019, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He also has a Diploma in Diplomacy, which he obtained from the Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal.

On 1 March 2021, he was promoted to the position of Chief of Protocol with additional responsibility for Public Diplomacy, a unit dedicated to promote Seychelles’ Foreign Policy and increase the Department’s and the country’s visibility locally and internationally.

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Gervais Moumou

Chief of Protocol

Portfolio responsibility

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Ambassador of Seychelles to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of Seychelles to the United Nations

He is married and has two children.

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Mr. Conrad Mederic

Mr. Mederic was born on 24 April 1966, in Victoria, Seychelles.

He graduated from the University of New Delhi, India in 1991 where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

His professional life commenced at the Ministry of External Relations, Republic of Seychelles as a Trainee Third Secretary which was then followed by an 8-year stint, until 2007, as First Secretary with responsibility for South Asia, South- East Asia, G-77, NAM and with sectoral responsibilities for Trade, Industries and Investment. From there onwards, he served as Director General for Bilateral Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a period of two years, taking over duties as Director General for Protocol, Treaties and Consular Affairs from 2009 until 2011.

Mr. Mederic was also a member of the board of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), and briefly occupied the post of Interim Chairman from March to August 2011.

In July 2011, he was posted to the High Commission of Seychelles in Pretoria, South Africa as Principal Counsellor. In 2014 he was mandated to establish the first Seychelles High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

He was appointed Ambassador in December 2016. Following this appointment, he was posted to Colombo, Sri Lanka and was accredited on 28 June 2017. He ended his tour of duty in Sri Lanka in January 2021 and was assigned responsibilities at headquarters until his posting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 30 October 2021. He was accredited as Ambassador of Seychelles to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. He was also accredited to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on 6 May 2022 and the African Union Commission (AUC) on 20 May 2022

His hobbies include exploring foreign cultures, following international events, and he is also an avid reader.

A family man at heart, Mr. Mederic is the father of three children and currently resides in Seychelles.

Mr. Kenneth Jacques Gervais Racombo was born on the 3 January 1977 in Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles.

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Bertrand Rassool

(1990-1994).

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Mrs. Patsy Moustache

Ag. High Commissioner of Seychelles in the United Kingdom

High Commission of the Republic of Seychelles Ground Floor, 130-132 Buckingham Palace Road London SWlW 9SA, England, United Kingdom Tel: +44 [O] 20 773 020 46 Email: [email protected]

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Jacques Belle

Principal Counsellor/Ministre Conseiller

Ambassade des Seychelles 51 Avenue Mozart, 75016, Paris, France Tel: [+33 1] 42 30 57 47 Email : [email protected]

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South Africans can no longer enter Ireland without a visa

South Africans can no longer enter Ireland without a visa

Effective immediately, South Africa and Botswana nationals must obtain visas before travelling to Ireland.

Additionally, a transit visa is required for those passing through Ireland en route to another destination.

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‘This decision aligns Ireland closer with the Schengen area for both countries and with UK policies regarding South Africa,’ stated Justice Minister Helen McEntee on Monday.

McEntee noted an increase in international protection applications from Botswana and South Africa, referred to as refugee status in South Africa.

The Dublin visa office will establish a dedicated desk for South African passport holders, with three visa application centres in South Africa through VFS Global.

Transitional arrangements are available until 9 August for Botswana and South Africa nationals who arranged travel before 10 July, 2024, with updates on irishimmigration.ie .

Ireland is reinforcing its borders against illegal entry. Dublin Airport conducted over 3 700 ‘doorstop’ operations in the first half of 2024, resulting in 115 arrests for lacking proper documentation.

Other nationalities needing visas for Ireland include Afghanistan, Bahrain, Belarus, Egypt, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, China, Qatar, Rwanda, Thailand, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

A year ago, South African passport holders could enter 106 countries visa-free, including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina, Israel, Seychelles, Peru and Qatar. Visas were needed for 121 countries, such as Morocco, Mexico and Malta.

Two years ago, South African passports allowed visa-free access to 105 countries, ranking 55th worldwide, down from 35th in 2008 and 2009. Experts suggested reducing passport fraud and upgrading to an efficient e-visa system for processing applications.

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South Africa and Botswana nationals are required to obtain a visa before travelling to Ireland, effective from Wednesday.

A transit visa will also be required if intending to transit through Ireland en route to another destination.

"This is a carefully considered decision which will bring Ireland into closer alignment with the Schengen area in respect of both countries, and into line with the UK in respect of South Africa," justice minister Helen McEntee said on Monday.

She said in recent years a significant number of international protection applications, which are referred to as refugee status in South Africa, have been received from nationals of Botswana and South Africa.

The Dublin visa office will establish a dedicated desk to process applications from South African passport holders. The department will also establish three visa applications centres in South Africa  with visa service provider VFS Global.

Transitional arrangements will be put in place for nationals of Botswana and South Africa who have existing arrangements made before July 10 2024 to travel to Ireland until August 9. Those  who have existing travel arrangements are advised to check irishimmigration.ie for further information.

Ireland is clamping down on illegal entry into the country.

More than 3,700 "doorstop" operations were carried out on flights that pose risks of irregular migration at Dublin airport in the first half of 2024, and more than 115 people were arrested for arriving without appropriate documentation in the same period.

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The government said its border management unit continues to provide training and 24-hour advice to airlines on how to identify and deal with immigration abuse. A review of carrier liability legislation has been completed and new increased levels of fines will soon  be introduced.

Other nationalities who require visas for travel to Ireland include Afghanistan, Bahrain, Belarus, Egypt, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, China, Qatar, Rwanda, Thailand, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

A year ago, South African passport holders had visa-free access to 106 countries. These include Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina, Israel, Seychelles, Peru and Qatar. A visa was required for 121 countries, including Morocco, Mexico and Malta.

Two years ago a South Africa passport allowed citizens visa-free entry to 105 countries in the world, ranking it in 55th place from a high of 35th place in 2008 and 2009.

The government was advised then by travel experts to do more to reduce passport fraud to improve the rating and ensure an effective, automated evisa system to improve the processing of applications.

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