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Airlines Updates

Published on 18.01.2021
Air Seychelles may face lawsuit over $70 million bond money, report says

Published on 10.11.2020
Air Seychelles will resume flights to Tel Aviv from 18 November

Published on 30.09.2020
Air Seychelles plans to resume Maldives service in Dec 2020/Jan 2021
Air Seychelles to resume flights to Joburg, Mauritius, Tel Aviv on Nov. 1

29.09.2020 Air Seychelles in recent schedule update further revised planned International service resumption. The airline now plans to resume regular International service as early as 26OCT20, instead of 30SEP20.

Following operation is scheduled for the month of November 2020. Further changes remain likely.

Mahe Island – Johannesburg eff 07NOV20 1 weekly
Mahe Island – Mauritius eff 04NOV20 1 weekly
Mahe Island – Tel Aviv eff 26OCT20 2 weekly

Published on 20.08.2020
Air Seychelles Sep/Oct 2020 Preliminary International operation as of 19AUG20

Published on 06.07.2020
Air Seychelles adds one-way Dubai passenger flights in July 2020

29.06.2020 Air Seychelles in recent weeks filed preliminary International service, which sees the airline intends to resume International scheduled flights as early as August 2020. Subject to various travel restrictions, preliminary operation for the remainder of Northern summer 2020 season as of 26JUN20 as follows.

Mahe Island – Mauritius eff 02SEP20 3 weekly
Mahe Island – Mumbai eff 02SEP20 3 weekly
Mahe Island – Tel Aviv eff 03AUG20 3 weekly (2 weekly from 30AUG20; 3rd weekly in August subject to Government Approval)

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Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Seychelles
Crossing Rules

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.

Passengers can retrieve their health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check

Airlines can retrieve and verify health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check or via the app https://tvalidator.app/ .

Forced isolation
Passengers are subject to quarantine in a hotel for 11 days.

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Flight Restrictions

published 02.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization obtained at seychelles.govtas.com. The travel authorization is valid up to one day after the planned arrival date.

Passengers can retrieve their health travel authorization at seychelles.govtas.com

Airlines can retrieve and verify health travel authorization at Seychelles.govtas.com

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Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit (Gainful Occupational Permit) holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
Seychellois, residents, and Gainful Occupational Permit holders, who have received a complete course of a COVID-19 vaccine (including a second dose where required), may enter Seychelles from any country and will not face quarantine.Visitors are only permitted to enter Seychelles where they have received a complete course of a COVID-19 vaccination at least two weeks prior to travel. Visitors who met this requirement will not be required to quarantine on arrival.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country

All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for
more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Other country requirement(s) (2018)
Polio vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with polio outbreaks.

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Full Restrictions

  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). New measures in place from 3 January until further notice. Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which include restrictions on entry to Seychelles. There are separate entry requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers and for visitors and residents. You should familiarise yourself with the entry requirements that apply to you by visiting the Government of Seychelles Department of Tourism website.
    The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. However, there is an exception to this rule for individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. If you have received a complete course of COVID-19 vaccination (including a second dose for vaccines that require two doses) at least two weeks before travelling, you may enter Seychelles as a visitor. Visitors must stay at approved accommodation, and provide both an authentic vaccination certificate and a negative PCR test result conducted within 72 hours of travel. The local authorities review these restrictions on an ongoing basis.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit (Gainful Occupational Permit) holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles without having received a vaccine, but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for seven days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. This can include home quarantine for Seychellois and residents or a private quarantine facility for Gainful Occupational Permit holders. You must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test, performed no more than 72 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. You should visit the Seychelles Ministry of Health website for full entry procedures.
    An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles.
    Seychellois, residents, and Gainful Occupational Permit holders, who have received a complete course of a COVID-19 vaccine (including a second dose where required), may enter Seychelles from any country and will not face quarantine.
    You can find a travel advisory detailing the full entry procedures for all travellers at the Ministry for Tourism website
    . You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with the full entry requirements before you travel. These may be updated regularly and without warning.
    All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Ministry of Health before attempting to do so.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit (Gainful Occupational Permit) holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    Seychellois, residents, and Gainful Occupational Permit holders, who have received a complete course of a COVID-19 vaccine (including a second dose where required), may enter Seychelles from any country and will not face quarantine.Visitors are only permitted to enter Seychelles where they have received a complete course of a COVID-19 vaccination at least two weeks prior to travel. Visitors who met this requirement will not be required to quarantine on arrival.
    *Regular entry requirements: The Government of Seychelles is reviewing its policies on work permits (Gainful Occupational Permits) for foreign nationals. Following the economic impact of the coronavirus, it is a possibility that Gainful Occupational Permits for some foreign nationals will not be renewed. You should speak to your employer and contact the Government of Seychelles Department for Immigration and Civil Status if you hold a Gainful Occupational Permit and are concerned about your employment status in Seychelles.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has extended COVID-19 restrictions across the country until further notice.
    If you are living in Seychelles or intend to travel to Seychelles, you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these measures and to follow public health guidelines. The Ministry of Health in Seychelles has issued a list of new and additional measures on the Ministry of Health website. You should avoid travelling unnecessarily within the country, including between islands. You should wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times when in public.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services: The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until further notice.
    A nationwide curfew is in place from 8pm – 4am. You should not travel outside your accommodation between these times without authorisation. Restrictions on movement are reviewed regularly. Groups of no more than two people may visit the beach together, providing they are from the same household. Visitors who entered the country in groups may visit the beach in those same groups, providing they are also staying at the same approved tourist accommodation.
    House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Schools will be closed. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed until further notice.
    Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended until further notice. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed until further notice.
    All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (which will close at 6pm on weekdays and 3pm at weekends) and hardware stores (open from 8am–12 noon) unless otherwise approved by the Public Health Authority.
    Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    22.02.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *New measures in place from 3 January to 15 February: Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which includes entry to Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. The restrictions on visitors from the UK will be reviewed on 15 February.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. You should visit the Seychelles Ministry of Health website for full entry procedures. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. In addition to the above, you may now enter Seychelles, if you have received a complete dose of a vaccination against COVID-19 at least two weeks before travelling. If you have received a vaccine that requires two doses, then you must have received the final dose at least two weeks before travelling. Visitors must stay at approved accommodation and provide both an authentic vaccination certificate and a negative PCR test result conducted within 72 hours of travel. You can find a travel advisory detailing the full entry procedures for all travellers at the Ministry for Tourism website. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with the full entry requirements before you travel. These may be updated regularly and without warning. All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Ministry of Health before attempting to do so. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Entry requirements will be reviewed by the Government of Seychelles on 15 February.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has extended COVID-19 restrictions across the country until 15 February. There has been an increase of COVID-19 cases in Seychelles and community transmission has now been detected. The Government of Seychelles has issued new measures as a result. The measures took effect on 3 January and will remain in place until 15 February, when they will be reviewed.
    If you are living in Seychelles or intend to travel to Seychelles, you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these measures and to follow public health guidelines. The Ministry of Health in Seychelles has issued a list of new and additional measures on the Ministry of Health website
    . You should avoid travelling unnecessarily within the country, including between islands.
    You should wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times when in public.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services: The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until 15 February, when they will be reviewed. A nationwide curfew is in place from 8pm – 4am. You should not travel outside your accommodation between these times without authorisation. Restrictions on movement will be revised on 15 February. Groups of no more than two people may visit the beach, providing they are from the same household. Visitors who entered the country in groups may visit the beach in those same groups, providing they are also staying at the same approved tourist accommodation. House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Schools will be closed. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed. Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed. All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (which will close at 6pm on weekdays and 3pm at weekends) and hardware stores (open from 8am–12 noon). These measures will be reviewed on 15 February 2021.
    Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    17.02.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *New measures in place from 3 January to 15 February: Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which includes entry to Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. The restrictions on visitors from the UK will be reviewed on 15 February.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. You should visit the Seychelles Ministry of Health website for full entry procedures. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. In addition to the above, you may now enter Seychelles, if you have received a complete dose of a vaccination against COVID-19 at least two weeks before travelling. If you have received a vaccine that requires two doses, then you must have received the final dose at least two weeks before travelling. Visitors must stay at approved accommodation and provide both an authentic vaccination certificate and a negative PCR test result conducted within 72 hours of travel. You can find a travel advisory detailing the full entry procedures for all travellers at the Ministry for Tourism website. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with the full entry requirements before you travel. These may be updated regularly and without warning. All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Ministry of Health before attempting to do so. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Entry requirements will be reviewed by the Government of Seychelles on 15 February.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.

    Internal Restrictions:

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    03.02.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): -New measures in place from 3 January to 28 January:
    Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which includes entry to Seychelles.
    The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. The restrictions on visitors from the UK will be reviewed on 31 January.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. You should visit the Seychelles Ministry of Health website for full entry procedures.
    An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles.
    In addition to the above, you may now enter Seychelles, if you have received a complete dose of a vaccination against COVID-19 at least two weeks before travelling. If you have received a vaccine that requires two doses, then you must have received the final dose at least two weeks before travelling. Visitors must stay at approved accommodation, and provide both an authentic vaccination certificate and a negative PCR test result conducted within 72 hours of travel. You can find a travel advisory detailing the full entry procedures for all travellers at the Ministry for Tourism website. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with the full entry requirements before you travel. These may be updated regularly and without warning.
    International visitors are not permitted to change establishments during their stay until 28 January. New arrivals are required to spend 10 days in their establishments.
    All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Ministry of Health before attempting to do so.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Entry requirements will be reviewed by the Government of Seychelles on 28 January.

    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    *Regular entry requirements: The Government of Seychelles is reviewing its policies on work permits (Gainful Occupational Permits) for foreign nationals. Following the economic impact of the coronavirus, it is a possibility that GOPs for some foreign nationals will not be renewed. You should speak to your employer and contact the Government of Seychelles Department for Immigration and Civil Status if you hold a GOP and are concerned about your employment status in Seychelles.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has extended COVID-19 restrictions across the country until 28 January. There has been an increase of COVID-19 cases in Seychelles and community transmission has now been detected. The Government of Seychelles has issued new measures as a result. The measures took effect on 3 January and will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. If you are living in Seychelles or intend to travel to Seychelles, you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these measures and to follow public health guidelines. The Ministry of Health in Seychelles has issued a list of new and additional measures on the Ministry of Health website. You should avoid travelling unnecessarily within the country, including between islands. You should wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times when in public.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services: The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. You should not gather in groups of more than four people, including on the beach. House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Schools will be closed. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed. Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed. All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (existing opening hours) and hardware stores (0800 – 1200). These measures will be reviewed on 28 January 2021. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.
    *Government Measures: Effective January 3, 2021, the government of Seychelles announcedrestrictions, including the closure of schools, shops, and public restaurants. International visitors are not permitted to change establishments for the following 10 days. On January 13, these restrictions were extended for an additional two weeks. Members of the public are advised to respect and practice measures to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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    22.01.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): -New measures in place from 3 January to 28 January: Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which includes entry to Seychelles. International visitors are not permitted to change establishments during their stay until 28 January. New arrivals are required to spend 10 days in their establishments All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test
    These measures will be reviewed on 28 January. You should contact your accommodation provider and travel provider before you travel to Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has advised that these measures will be in effect until the 31 January 2021 and will be subject to review before that date. In addition, international visitors will not be permitted to change establishments during their stay until 13 January. New arrivals will be required to spend 10 days in their establishments. All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts or yachts must apply for entry. They may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. These measures will be reviewed on 13 January. You should contact your accommodation provider and travel provider before you travel to Seychelles. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles. Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has extended COVID-19 restrictions across the country until 28 January. There has been an increase of COVID-19 cases in Seychelles and community transmission has now been detected. The Government of Seychelles has issued new measures as a result. The measures took effect on 3 January and will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. If you are living in Seychelles or intend to travel to Seychelles, you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these measures and to follow public health guidelines. The Ministry of Health in Seychelles has issued a list of new and additional measures on the Ministry of Health website. You should avoid travelling unnecessarily within the country, including between islands. You should wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times when in public.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services: The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. You should not gather in groups of more than four people, including on the beach. House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Schools will be closed. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed. Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed. All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (existing opening hours) and hardware stores (0800 – 1200). These measures will be reviewed on 28 January 2021. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.
    *Government Measures: Effective January 3, 2021, the government of Seychelles announcedrestrictions, including the closure of schools, shops, and public restaurants. International visitors are not permitted to change establishments for the following 10 days. On January 13, these restrictions were extended for an additional two weeks. Members of the public are advised to respect and practice measures to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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    14.01.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): -New measures in place from 3 January to 28 January: Following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles, the Government of Seychelles has introduced new measures, which includes entry to Seychelles. International visitors are not permitted to change establishments during their stay until 28 January. New arrivals are required to spend 10 days in their establishments All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts / yachts must apply for entry but may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test
    These measures will be reviewed on 28 January. You should contact your accommodation provider and travel provider before you travel to Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has advised that these measures will be in effect until the 31 January 2021 and will be subject to review before that date. In addition, international visitors will not be permitted to change establishments during their stay until 13 January. New arrivals will be required to spend 10 days in their establishments. All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts or yachts must apply for entry. They may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. These measures will be reviewed on 13 January. You should contact your accommodation provider and travel provider before you travel to Seychelles. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles. Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has extended COVID-19 restrictions across the country until 28 January. There has been an increase of COVID-19 cases in Seychelles and community transmission has now been detected. The Government of Seychelles has issued new measures as a result. The measures took effect on 3 January and will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. If you are living in Seychelles or intend to travel to Seychelles, you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with these measures and to follow public health guidelines. The Ministry of Health in Seychelles has issued a list of new and additional measures on the Ministry of Health website. You should avoid travelling unnecessarily within the country, including between islands. You should wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times when in public.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services: The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until 28 January, when they will be reviewed. You should not gather in groups of more than four people, including on the beach. House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Schools will be closed. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed. Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed. All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (existing opening hours) and hardware stores (0800 – 1200). These measures will be reviewed on 28 January 2021. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    13.01.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28 December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. The Government of Seychelles has advised that these measures will be in effect until the 31 January 2021 and will be subject to review before that date. In addition, international visitors will not be permitted to change establishments during their stay until 13 January. New arrivals will be required to spend 10 days in their establishments.
    All arrivals by sea on pleasure crafts or yachts must apply for entry. They may only come to shore 10 days after their last port of call and must have a negative PCR test. These measures will be reviewed on 13 January. You should contact your accommodation provider and travel provider before you travel to Seychelles. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles introduced new measures on travelling in Seychelles following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases. These measures will remain in place until 13 January, when they will be reviewed. These measures may disrupt internal travel, including flights and ferries. The Government of Seychelles advises against all unnecessary inter-island travel until these measures have been reviewed. You should contact your travel provider before planning a journey.
    *Accommodation: Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles.
    *Public spaces and services
    The Government of Seychelles has introduced new restrictions on the use of public spaces and services, following an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Seychelles. A full list of the new measures can be found at the Ministry of Health website. These measures will remain in place until 13 January, when they will be reviewed. You should not gather in groups of more than four people, including on the beach. House parties or gatherings which include any people from outside the household are not permitted. Public restaurants and bars outside of hotels or guesthouses will be closed. Individual exercise involving members of the same household is permitted, but all other sporting activities, including water sports, will be suspended. Public swimming pools and gyms will be closed.
    All retail stores will be closed except those providing essential services, including grocery stores (existing opening hours) and hardware stores (0800 – 1200). Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Ministry of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    06.01.2021
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Seychelles: The Government of Seychelles has announced that, with effect from Monday 28th December, the United Kingdom will no longer feature on the list of countries from which visitors may travel to Seychelles. Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    The Government of Seychelles has advised that these measures will be in effect until the 31 January 2021 and will be subject to review before that date. You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website.
    Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit holders currently in countries deemed high-risk may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but may be required to undergo facility-based quarantine, at their own expense, for 14 days. They must also provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, produced no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Seychelles, regardless of the country from which they are travelling. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Work permit holders must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles. Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Dual nationals and returning residents travelling from the UK will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival. Individuals who have spent at least 14 days in a low or medium risk country before travelling to Seychelles may be permitted to self-isolate in their homes for up to 14 days upon entering Seychelles if they obtain approval from the Public Health Authority. Seychellois and returning residents travelling from high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo quarantine at a government facility, at their own expense, for 14 days.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments. Seychelles has resumed business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Seychelles.

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    23.12.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    The Department of Health has specified separate entry requirements for visitors and for returning residents or work permit holders. A full list of entry guidelines and application forms can be found on Department of Health website. If you intend to travel to Seychelles, you must ensure that you follow and understand the Department of Health guidelines.
    Visitors may only be permitted to enter Seychelles from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk. A list of approved countries can be found on Department of Health website. You should be aware that this list is updated regularly and can be changed without notice. From 1 October, a number of countries will be given special status. Visitors from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the United Arab Emirates will be allowed to travel to Seychelles under specific conditions.
    There are specific conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. These conditions include: A COVID-19 test must be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    Upon arriving in Seychelles, you must stay in a designated hotel/establishment and may not leave the premises for 6 days. Another COVID-19 test will be performed on the sixth day of your stay. Following a negative test result, visitors will be free to continue with their holiday in Seychelles, provided they follow the guidelines found on the Ministry for Tourism website. If your test result is positive, you will be required to stay in a designated ‘stay-safe’ until cleared by the Public Health Authority.
    You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website.
    Seychellois nationals and returning residents currently in high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo facility-based quarantine, at their own expense, for 14 days. All Seychellois and returning residents must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, produced no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Seychelles, regardless of the country from which they are travelling. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders must follow the same guidelines, but must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration. If you are uncertain of your status, you should contact the Department of Employment and Immigration before attempting to enter Seychelles. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    *Screening on arrival: All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    *Quarantine requirements: Visitors who meet other entry requirements, will not be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival to Seychelles. Seychellois and returning residents will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival. Individuals who have spent at least 14 days in a low or medium risk country before travelling to Seychelles may be permitted to self-isolate in their homes for up to 14 days upon entering Seychelles if they obtain approval from the Public Health Authority. Seychellois and returning residents travelling from high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo quarantine at a government facility, at their own expense, for 14 days.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments. Seychelles has resumed business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Seychelles.

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    08.12.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    The Department of Health has specified separate entry requirements for visitors and for returning residents or work permit holders. A full list of entry guidelines and application forms can be found on Department of Health website. If you intend to travel to Seychelles, you must ensure that you follow and understand the Department of Health guidelines.
    Visitors may only be permitted to enter Seychelles from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk. A list of approved countries can be found on Department of Health website. You should be aware that this list is updated regularly and can be changed without notice. From 1 October, a number of countries will be given special status. Visitors from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the United Arab Emirates will be allowed to travel to Seychelles under specific conditions.
    These conditions include: A COVID-19 test must be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    Upon arriving in Seychelles, visitors must stay in a designated hotel/establishment and may not leave the premises for 5 days.
    Another COVID-19 test will be performed on the fifth day of your stay. Following a negative test result, visitors will be free to continue with their holiday in Seychelles, provided they follow the guidelines found on the Ministry for Tourism website. If your test result is positive, you will be required to stay in a designated ‘stay-safe’ until cleared by the Public Health Authority.
    You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website.
    Seychellois nationals and returning residents currently in high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo facility-based quarantine, at their own expense, for 14 days. All Seychellois and returning residents must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, produced no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Seychelles, regardless of the country from which they are travelling. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders must follow the same guidelines, but must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments. Seychelles has resumed business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Seychelles.

    Read more
    23.11.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    The Department of Health has specified separate entry requirements for visitors and for returning residents or work permit holders. A full list of entry guidelines and application forms can be found on Department of Health website. If you intend to travel to Seychelles, you must ensure that you follow and understand the Department of Health guidelines.
    Visitors may only be permitted to enter Seychelles from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk. A list of approved countries can be found on Department of Health website. You should be aware that this list is updated regularly and can be changed without notice. From 1 October, a number of countries will be given special status. Visitors from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the United Arab Emirates will be allowed to travel to Seychelles under specific conditions.
    These conditions include: A COVID-19 test must be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    Upon arriving in Seychelles, visitors must stay in a designated hotel/establishment and may not leave the premises for 5 days.
    Another COVID-19 test will be performed on the fifth day of your stay. Following a negative test result, visitors will be free to continue with their holiday in Seychelles, provided they follow the guidelines found on the Ministry for Tourism website. If your test result is positive, you will be required to stay in a designated ‘stay-safe’ until cleared by the Public Health Authority.
    You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website.
    Seychellois nationals and returning residents currently in high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo facility-based quarantine, at their own expense, for 14 days. All Seychellois and returning residents must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, produced no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Seychelles, regardless of the country from which they are travelling. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders must follow the same guidelines, but must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

    Read more
    16.10.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    The Department of Health has specified separate entry requirements for visitors and for returning residents or work permit holders. A full list of entry guidelines and application forms can be found on Department of Health website. If you intend to travel to Seychelles, you must ensure that you follow and understand the Department of Health guidelines.
    Visitors may only be permitted to enter Seychelles from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk. A list of approved countries can be found on Department of Health website. You should be aware that this list is updated regularly and can be changed without notice. From 1 October, a number of countries will be given special status. Visitors from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the United Arab Emirates will be allowed to travel to Seychelles under specific conditions. These conditions include: A COVID-19 test must be performed no more than 48 hours before departure and you must be able to demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    Upon arriving in Seychelles, visitors must stay in a designated hotel/establishment and may not leave the premises for 5 days.
    Another COVID-19 test will be performed on the fifth day of your stay. Following a negative test result, visitors will be free to travel within Seychelles. If your test result is positive, you will be required to stay in a designated ‘stay-safe’ until cleared by the Public Health Authority.
    You are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with all of the pre-entry preparations and conditions before you travel to Seychelles. The Ministry for Tourism in Seychelles has produced a travel advisory detailing the conditions of entry for visitors from countries with special status. You can access this at the Ministry for Tourism website.
    Seychellois nationals and returning residents currently in high-risk countries may be permitted entry to Seychelles, but will be required to undergo facility-based quarantine, at their own expense, for 14 days. All Seychellois and returning residents must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, produced no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Seychelles, regardless of the country from which they are travelling. An application for entry form should also be completed and returned to the Public Health Authority before travel. Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) holders must follow the same guidelines, but must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    30.09.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Airport reopens; COVID-19 travel restrictions reported (Intelliguide, 29.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are expected to resume from 1 August. From 1 August, only visitors who travel from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk will be permitted entry to Seychelles. A list of approved countries can be viewed at the Seychelles Ministry of Health website. This list may be updated at any time and without warning. You will only be able to enter Seychelles if you are coming from an approved country where you have been for at least 14 days and can show a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours before travel. There are some exceptions for resident permit holders. Negative test result certificates, as well as flight and accommodation details, must be sent by email to the Seychelles Public Health Authority (visitor@health.gov.sc) ahead of arrival. See Seychelles Department of Health website.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    Any passengers arriving in Seychelles will be subject to a 14 day mandatory isolation or quarantine. All entry to the country must be approved by the Public Health Commissioner.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on public transport. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    29.09.2020
  • Seychelles Latest News: Passenger flights to resume on 1 August (Business Ghana, 27.06.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are expected to resume from 1 August. From 1 August, only visitors who travel from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk will be permitted entry to Seychelles. A list of approved countries can be viewed at the Seychelles Ministry of Health website. This list may be updated at any time and without warning. If you are eligible for entry to Seychelles, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within the 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. From 1 August, this will change to 72 hours prior to boarding your flight.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative coronavirus test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    Any passengers arriving in Seychelles will be subject to a 14 day mandatory isolation or quarantine. All entry to the country must be approved by the Public Health Commissioner.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on internal flights. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    25.09.2020
  • Seychelles Passenger flights to resume on 1 August (Business Ghana, 27.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are expected to resume from 1 August. From 1 August, only visitors who travel from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk will be permitted entry to Seychelles. A list of approved countries can be viewed at the Seychelles Ministry of Health website. This list may be updated at any time and without warning. If you are eligible for entry to Seychelles, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within the 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. From 1 August, this will change to 72 hours prior to boarding your flight.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative coronavirus test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    Any passengers arriving in Seychelles will be subject to a 14 day mandatory isolation or quarantine. All entry to the country must be approved by the Public Health Commissioner.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on internal flights. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    09.09.2020
  • Seychelles Passenger flights to resume on 1 August (Business Ghana, 27.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are expected to resume from 1 August. From 1 August, only visitors who travel from countries deemed to be a low or medium COVID-19 risk will be permitted entry to Seychelles. A list of approved countries can be viewed at the Seychelles Ministry of Health website [http://www.health.gov.sc/]. This list may be updated at any time and without warning. If you are eligible for entry to Seychelles, you must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within the 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. From 1 August, this will change to 72 hours prior to boarding your flight.
    Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice.
    Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative coronavirus test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.
    Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    Any passengers arriving in Seychelles will be subject to a 14 day mandatory isolation or quarantine. All entry to the country must be approved by the Public Health Commissioner.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on internal flights. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    31.07.2020
  • Seychelles Passenger flights to resume on 1 August (Business Ghana, 27.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are expected to resume from 1 August. To enter Seychelles, passengers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within the 48 hours prior to boarding your flight. The Department of Health in Seychelles has published a list of originating countries considered low to medium risk. Travellers originating in countries that are considered high risk will not be permitted entry until further notice. You should check Department of Health public information and contact your airline if you intend to travel to Seychelles. Cruise ships from any country worldwide will not be permitted to berth in Seychelles until further notice. Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. All passengers must have proof of a negative coronavirus test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles. Permission for yachts to enter Seychelles waters may be granted by the Public Health Commissioner. Permission for crew to disembark will not be granted until the vessel has spent at least 14 days at sea. If you intend to enter Seychelles waters and if you wish to disembark from a vessel, you are required to contact the Seychelles Department of Health before attempting to do so.
    All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked.
    Any passengers arriving in Seychelles will be subject to a 14 day mandatory isolation or quarantine. All entry to the country must be approved by the Public Health Commissioner.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Inter-island public transport has resumed with revised timetables and guidelines for passengers. If you intend to travel between islands, you should consult the relevant ferry and airline service schedules. People should observe social distancing at all times and practice good hygiene. Social distancing is enforced on public transport. Masks are mandatory on internal flights. Some hotels are open across Seychelles. If you have made a booking, you should make contact with your tour operator or hotel proprietor before travelling to Seychelles. Indoor seated public shows; conferences and meetings; bars; casinos; sports competitions (without spectators); gyms and fitness facilities; cinemas; and marine leisure crafts are permitted. All organisers of these events must receive permission from the Department of Health in Seychelles. Beach activities involving family members from the same household are permitted. However, beach parties are not permitted. Restrictions are enforceable by law and can change at short notice. You should consult the Department of Health in Seychelles for further information and monitor local media for the latest developments.

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    13.07.2020
  • Seychelles Passenger flights to resume on 1 August (Business Ghana, 27.06.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    From 1 June, Seychelles International Airport may allow private jets and commercial charter flights to land if they are carrying passengers who will then be transferred to authorised yachts, or to specifically authorised tourist facilities. For now, all passengers must have proof of a negative coronavirus test performed in the 48 hours prior to boarding. Limited commercial options may also become available in the coming weeks. You should contact your airline and the Seychelles Department of Health to understand when and if you will be permitted entry to Seychelles.

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    27.06.2020
  • Seychelles 1. Airports in Seychelles re-opened.
    2. Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
    – This does not apply to:
    a. nationals and residents of Seychelles; and
    b. passengers and airline crew arriving directly from Australia, Austria, Botswana, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland or Thailand.
    3. A completed application for entry into Seychelles must be submitted to the Public Health Commissioner before boarding. The form can be obtained at http://tourism.gov.sc .
    4. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival and are subject to medical screening.
    5. Nationals and residents of Seychelles are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    6. Visitors must have a hotel reservation confirmation.

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    International restrictions:

    All foreign travellers, with the exception of nationals and permanent residents, who have been in Europe, China (including Hong Kong and Macao), South Korea, and Iran in the 14 days prior to arrival are not allowed to enter or transit through the country. Seychellois nationals will be exempt from these measures, though those returning from these countries will be placed under mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon re-entry. Any passenger arriving from ANY country (except returning Seychellois citizens) will NOT be allowed to enter Seychelles. All Seychellois citizens returning from ANY country will be subject to additional health screening and placed under obligatory quarantine for at least 14 days upon arrival. All foreign workers holding a work permit are not allowed to return until further notice. No new work permits are to be issued. All international flights are suspended with exception of cargo planes until at least 1 June.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    The lockdown has been lifted since 4 May. Restrictions on non-essential services and movement can gradually resume, with all shops allowed to stay open until 20.00. Other businesses, such as restaurants, postal services, construction and tourism activities are also allowed to operate. Primary and secondary schools will reopen on 18 May. Social distancing measures and situational awareness should be observed at all times.

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    17.06.2020
  • Seychelles 1. Seychelles (SEZ) is closed. – This does not apply to emergency diversions. – This does not apply to special mission flights that are approved (MEDEVAC)

    International restrictions:

    All foreign travellers, with the exception of nationals and permanent residents, who have been in Europe, China (including Hong Kong and Macao), South Korea, and Iran in the 14 days prior to arrival are not allowed to enter or transit through the country. Seychellois nationals will be exempt from these measures, though those returning from these countries will be placed under mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon re-entry. Any passenger arriving from ANY country (except returning Seychellois citizens) will NOT be allowed to enter Seychelles. All Seychellois citizens returning from ANY country will be subject to additional health screening and placed under obligatory quarantine for at least 14 days upon arrival. All foreign workers holding a work permit are not allowed to return until further notice.

    No new work permits are to be issued. All international flights are suspended with exception of cargo planes until at least 1 June.

    Internal restrictions:

    The lockdown has been lifted since 4 May. Restrictions on non-essential services and movement can gradually resume, with all shops allowed to stay open until 20.00. Other businesses, such as restaurants, postal services, construction and tourism activities are also allowed to operate. Primary and secondary schools will reopen on 18 May. Social distancing measures and situational awareness should be observed at all times.

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    26.05.2020
  • Seychelles 1. Seychelles (SEZ) is closed.
    – This does not apply to emergency diversions.
    – This does not apply to special mission flights that are approved (MEDEVAC)

    Internal restrictions:

    The lockdown has been lifted since 4 May. Restrictions on non-essential services and movement can gradually resume, with all shops allowed to stay open until 20.00. Other businesses, such as restaurants, postal services, construction and tourism activities are also allowed to operate. Primary and secondary schools will reopen on 18 May. Social distancing measures and situational awareness should be observed at all times.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    OSAC Travel Advisories/
    Ministry of Health/
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