To be a dynamic Department that provides a customer-oriented service based on efficiency, fairness, honesty and courtesy.
The Immigration Division shall provide and enforce an effective Immigration and Passport control in the country; and establish rights (eligibility) to claim for Seychelles Citizenship and issue of passports to citizens of Seychelles.
Civil Status Division shall:
- Record and maintain vital events in respect of births and deaths occurring in the Seychelles;
- Solemnise and record marriages in the Seychelles;
- Issue of National Identity Card to citizens of Seychelles and foreign workers;
Our New customer service centre
The Immigration and Civil Status Customer Service Centre on the ground floor of the Independence House has been designed to better serve locals and visitors in a more open and welcoming space. The Centre offers all immigration, Civil Status and National ID services, from applications and collection of passports, visitor's permits, work permits.
Declaration of births and deaths, issue of birth and death certificates, marriage celebrations for locals and foreigners, sale of stamps, issue of ID Cards.
Payment facilities for all these services are available at the centre.