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Seychelles Visa - Passport
Seychelles Visa and Passport information
  Visa Required? Passport Required? Return Ticket Required?
British No Yes Yes
Australian No Yes Yes
Canadian No Yes Yes
USA No Yes Yes
Other EU No Yes Yes
Japanese No Yes Yes

Passport valid for 6 months from date of arrival in the Seychelles.


Visa not required by any nationality as long as they have:

a. onward or return ticket (if not, onward or return ticket must be purchased on arrival)

b. proof of sufficient funds, between US$100-150 per day, and organised accommodation for the duration of the stay.

A visitor’s permit, valid for up to 1 month, is issued on arrival, subject to possession of a. and b. as above; alternatively, a deposit may be made by ‘security’ bond in lieu. This permit may be renewed, provided the applicant holds a valid open return ticket and applies at least 1 week before the permit's expiry. For more information, contact the nearest Seychelles Tourist Office.


Passengers in transit must have tickets with reserved seats for their onward journey.

Temporary residence

Enquire at the High Commission, additional information about temporary residence and visitor’s permits may be obtained from the Immigration Division.

Passport/Visa Information

Embassy of the Republic of Seychelles - USA
Suite 400C
4th Floor
800 Second Avenue
New York
NY 10017 USA

Telephone number: (212) 972 1785.

Immigration Division
2nd Floor
Independence House
Mahé  Seychelles

Telephone number: 611 110.
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