Seychelles

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Entry ban for visitors arriving from certain areas. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Seychelles?

+61 New COVID cases in Seychelles
0 New COVID deaths in Seychelles
78.81% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 8, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 20 October 2021

Basic facts about Seychelles

Seychelles is a country located in Eastern Africa. The capital of Seychelles is Victoria and the most spoken language is French. The national currency in Seychelles is Seychellois rupee (SCR).

What taxi apps are available in Seychelles?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Seychelles. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Seychellois rupee (SCR)Official currency
1 EUR~15.27 SCR
1 USD~12.76 SCR

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Seychelles?

There is one common plug type used in Seychelles:

Type G 240 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Seychelles?

What are visa requirements to enter Seychelles?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Seychelles.

Data last reviewed on: 20 October 2021

Is it safe in Seychelles?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On June 16, 2021, the risk level for Seychelles was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Seychelles

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Seychelles?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol

  • 2 litres of alcoholic drinks containing not more than 16% alcohol
  • 2 litres of alcoholic drinks containing more than 16% alcohol

Tobacco

  • 250 grams of tobacco products or 200 cigarettes

Data last reviewed on: 20 October 2021

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