Open with restrictions

Seychelles Travel Restrictions

85.61% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India can enter Seychelles with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Seychelles without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Seychelles for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Seychelles entry details and exceptions

Online Health Travel Authorization (HTA) is required prior to boarding flights to Seychelles. Visitors must submit their negative PCR test results, flight and accommodation details for HTA before departure through the Seychelles Travel Authorization Online Portal.

Visitors must have valid travel health insurance that covers at minimum COVID-19 testing, isolation, quarantine and clinical care.

Visitors must ensure that accommodation bookings are made only at licensed establishments that have been certified by the Public Health Authority.


Outgoing travel to SeychellesTravelling from India to Seychelles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Seychelles.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers are required to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a rapid antigen test done in a certified laboratory within 24hrs before departure to Seychelles.
Fully vaccinated travelers will be exempted from pre-travel test requirements. Full vaccination entails that any traveler over 18 years, have received the first two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine including a booster dose after 6 six months since completing the primary series. For visitors aged 12 to 18 years to be considered full vaccinated, they only necessitate the completion of two vaccine doses.
Travelers must complete the Online Health Travel Authorization once their negative covid-19 test result is received and prior to boarding their flight.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Seychelles.

Documents
In establishments certified by Public Health Authority.

Return travelReturning to India from Seychelles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Seychelles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Seychelles are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Seychelles

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs