Negative PCR tests are no longer required on arrival
The Seychelles has removed all travel requirements relating to Covid-19.
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated visitors disembarking in Seychelles will no longer be required to present a negative PCR or antigen test to be allowed entry into the country. Similarly, fully vaccinated passengers will not be required to show proof of vaccination.
However, all visitors will be required to complete a travel declaration online and provide valid travel insurance to cover any potential Covid-19-related costs.
Seychelles Principal Secretary for Tourism Sherin Francis said: “Similar to 15 March, 2021, 1 December, 2022, will be a date to be remembered for Seychelles.
We took many risks while navigating our way through the recovery of our local tourism industry, and it has borne fruit.
“Today, as the destination’s arrival numbers skyrocket to pre-pandemic figures, we mark another important moment for travellers. It is yet another milestone for our industry, and we anticipate that this decision will be one that would boost travel to our small destination.”
The move indicates that the Seychelles’ travel and tourism industry recovery is almost complete. The island nation’s economy is heavily dependent on tourism, and the removal of the final measures allows for travel to be as unobstructed as possible.
Visitors planning a holiday in Seychelles are encouraged to book their accommodation and leisure activities through licensed local service providers and operators; however, this is no longer mandatory.
For more information, visit www.govtas.sc