Travel & Visa: Visitors travelling to Seychelles

Seychelles is a visa-free country meaning that there are no visa requirements for any person wishing to travel to this country. However, t is to be noted that although a visa is not required prior to entering Seychelles for any nationals, they should nevertheless have in their possession a valid passport or other travel documents recognized by Seychelles to be awarded entry into the country. 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 stay visitor’s permit is issued on arrival in Seychelles to a person who comes for the purpose of holiday, business, visiting friends or family and who meet the following criteria:

a)      is not a prohibited immigrant;

b)      is not holder of a valid permit which entitles that holder to reside in Seychelles;

c)       holds a valid return or onward ticket for duration of the visit;

d)      has confirmed accommodation; and

e)      has sufficient funds for duration of the stay (minimum of US0 or equivalent per day).