Seychelles visitor travel advisory

While the world continues to experience the pandemic, Seychelles remains open to visitors and has put in place protocols to ensure safe travel and stay for its visitors.

We ask all our guests to remain conscious of these measures to keep Seychelles safe.

COVID-19 highlights

Open for all countries, except Brazil
Seychelles are open for entry from almost all countries. However, visitors who have been to South Africa within the 14 days preceding arrival to Seychelles will unfortunately be restricted entry. Visitors from Brazil are not authorized entry into Seychelles
Vaccination is not obligatory
However, due to latest outbreak information, visitors from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan are not permitted to travel to and enter Seychelles without proof of COVID-19 vaccination
No quarantine, no isolation
No quarantine is required for visitors entering Seychelles. They are allowed free movement throughout their entire holiday, but they must adhere to all public health measures
Only licensed accommodation
Visitors must ensure that accommodation bookings are made only at licensed establishments or liveaboards that have been certified by the Public Health Authority
HTA is required
Online Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is required prior to boarding flights to Seychelles. Visitors must submit their application for approval at
Negative PCR test required
All visitors, including infants and children, regardless of vaccination status, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate from an accredited laboratory. Samples for this test must have been taken within 72 hours before arrival and departure

Arrival to Seychelles

Submit your application and get an approval at
Get negative PCR test
Every traveler must have negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate from an accredited laboratory made within 72 hours before arrival
Check your accomodation
Ask your hotel or host if they have been certified by the Public Health Authority

Departure from Seychelles

Make a PCR test
Requirements depend on your airline and destination country. Generally the test is valid for 72 hours
Get QR-code
Show QR-code from testing laboratory on the desk before flight
You don’t need a PCR test if you are Russian citizen and have a direct flight back home by Aeroflot.

Frequently asked questions

How much does PCR test cost in Seychelles?
Average prices in accredited clinics today are:
  • 1900 SCR for adults
  • 1700 SCR for Emirates airlines customers
  • 950 SCR for kids between 5 to 10 years old (inclusive)
  • Free for children under 5 years old
What happens when someone is suspected to have the virus?
When someone is suspected to have the virus, i.e. they meet enough of the criteria to be considered to possibly have the virus, they have samples taken for testing for COVID-19 and they are admitted at the Isolation Centre for follow up and management.
What should I do if I am having one or more symptoms of COVID-19?
It is recommended to go to one of the COVID-19 screening stations if you are experiencing one or more symptoms of COVID-19. The health staff in the facilities will examine your symptoms and take the appropriate actions.
Where is the isolation centre located?
There are two isolation centres for treatment of patients who test positive for COVID-19. These are both located on Mahe. One is situated at Perseverance.
I was in contact with someone who was in contact with a positive case, what should I do?
The surveillance team works tirelessly to identify contacts with risk of getting infected from COVID-19 after a positive case is detected. Interviews with surveillance team will identify whether you need monitoring or not. However, if you start developing symptoms, go to a COVID-19 screening station or call 141 to get assistance from the Rapid Response Team for further evaluation.
I work in a non-essential private company and I am being requested to come to work, what do I do?
The list of essential services is accessible to the public. Should you have any employment complaints please call the Employment Department on the following numbers, 2724403, 2804041 or 2823400 for further assistance.

Authorized COVID-19 PCR testing stations and laboratories in Seychelles

Eden Plaza PCR collection point
+248 4 324 999
+2482515153 mobile

Eden Plaza, Eden Island, Seychelles
GPS -4.6411289, 55.4766141

Online appointment
Beau Vallon PCR station
+248 4 324 999
+2482515153 mobile

Beau Vallon, Seychelles
GPS -4.609948, 55.431607

Online appointment
Beau Vallon PCR station
+248 4 324 999
+2482515153 mobile

Beau Vallon, Seychelles
GPS -4.609948, 55.431607

Online appointment
Euromedical Victoria Branch
+248 4 324 999
+2482515153 mobile

Francis Rachel St, Victoria, Seychelles
GPS -4.6247567, 55.4525457

Online appointment