2022 Seychelles Travel Information
By Brian Gies
February 2, 2021

Travel Requirements:

  • All U.S citizens need a valid passport to enter the Seychelles and it must be valid for the duration of your stay. Visas are not required however a “Visitor’s Permit” is issued upon arrival at the airport. Travelers must have a return (or onward) air ticket, pre-booked accommodations and sufficient money for the stay. 
  • Travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test confirmed 72 hours or less before departure for the Seychelles.

Pre-Trip COVID-19 Testing Options:

      1. Contact your primary care doctor and have them order you a COVID-19 PCR test at a local facility with guaranteed result time.
      2. Search your local area for paid COVID-19 PCR testing with guaranteed result times.  
      3. Contact The COVID Consultants and give them your timeline for travel and obtain a mail-in at-home test.
  • All travelers must have medical evacuation coverage and travel health insurance that covers, at minimum, COVID-19 related isolation, quarantine and clinical care.
    Purchase Global Rescue and Signature IMG Insurance: https://partner.globalrescue.com/fwtravel/
  • All travelers need to complete a Seychelles Health Travel Authorization. Upon receipt of negative PCR test results, apply for a health travel visa by submitting results, flight and accommodation details. Note, this cannot be done more than 72 hours before departure.
  • Travelers going to Providence are required to be full vaccinated against COVID-19 and complete a Rapid Antigen COVID-19 test in Mahe.  This is not a requirement for other Seychelles destinations. 
  • All U.S. travelers are required to complete an antigen COVID-19 test to meet the CDC's requirements for re-entry to the United States prior to international departure.

Re-Entry COVID-19 Testing Options:

      1. At the Mahé airport via Seychelles Medical. Schedule a testing appointment in advance, allowing time for results and to make connecting flight. https://pcrtest.sc/
      2. At Euro Medical located at the Eden Plaza, which is adjacent to the Eden Bleu.
        http://www.edenplaza.sc/shop/euromedical/
      3. Purchase an Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag at-home test kit to carry with you and complete prior to departure.

 

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Updated: 01.17.2022
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