Citizen of Seychelles

The following persons are citizens of Seychelles:

  1. Every person who was born in Seychelles prior to Independence Day (28th June 1976) and was on the day prior to Independence Day, still a British Subject citizen of UK and colonies;
  2. Every person who before Independence Day was registered or naturalised in Seychelles as a British Subject citizen of UK and colonies;
  3. Every person who was born outside Seychelles before Independence Day and was a citizen of UK and colonies and his father became a citizen of Seychelles on Independence Day as per (i) & (ii);
  4. Every person who was born outside Seychelles before Independence Day (29th June 1976), who did not become a citizen on Independence Day and was a resident in Seychelles on 5th June 1979, and whose parents or grandparents was born in Seychelles.
  5. Every woman who is married to a person before Independence Day who became a citizen of Seychelles on Independence Day and she was registered as British Subject citizen of UK and colonies on the ground of that marriage;
  6. Every person who on or after Independence Day, until 4th June 1979 was born in Seychelles;
  7. A person who was born outside Seychelles after Independence Day and before 5th June 1979 and his father was born in Seychelles and became a citizen of Seychelles on Independence Day;
  8. A person who was born in Seychelles on or after 5th June 1979 and at the date of his birth one of his parent is a citizen of Seychelles;
  9. A person born outside Seychelles on or after 5th June 1979 and one of his parent is a citizen of Seychelles at the date of his birth;
  10. Any person who has been registered or naturalised as a citizen of the Republic Seychelles. 
    (A certificate to that effect is issued to the person)
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For further enquiries, please telephone 4293600 or e-mail: prcitsection@immigration.gov.sc