Seychelles (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 22.04.2021
1. Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The travel authorization is valid up to one day after the planned arrival date.
2. Passengers can retrieve their travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check or airlines can verify the travel authorization using the tvalidator application available for download at https://tvalidator.app or they can verify the authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/status-check .
3. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Commercial flights are allowed to arrive in the Seychelles. With immediate effect, Seychelles will be welcoming visitors from any part of the world. Commercial flights are allowed to arrive in the Seychelles. With immediate effect, Seychelles will be welcoming all visitors from any part of the world as long as they have had a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure for Seychelles. See the full governmental press release here.

No quarantine will be necessary however there are still restrictions:

Travelers require a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure.

Health Travel Authorization is required.

Travelers must have travel insurance that covers COVID-19 related care.

Travelers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Brazil are banned from entry until further notice.
 

Lockdown Details

As of April 3, authorities in Seychelles have maintained eased entry measures as part of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A nightly 22:00-04:00 curfew is in place until further notice. Only essential workers, who will be granted permits, can travel during this period.

The use of facemasks is compulsory in public spaces. Restaurants and spas can reopen in line with authorities’ guidance.

Bars, nightclubs, and casinos remain closed.

Groups of no more than two people may visit the beach together, providing they are from the same household.

Gatherings with individuals outside one’s household are banned.

Persons contravening movement and social distancing measures will be subject to a fine or arrest. Authorities will probably amend measures on short notice if the number of COVID-19 cases increases.
 

Sources

https://mu.usembassy.gov/covid-19-seychelles/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co