Immigration and Civil Status Seychelles

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Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

Visitors Permit

Visitors Permit

A visa is not required for visitors regardless of the nationality of the person
A visitor’s permit is issued on arrival in Seychelles to a person who comes for the purpose of holiday, pleasure, business, visit friends or family and who –

  • is not a prohibited immigrant;
  • is not the holder of a valid permit which entitles the holder to reside in Seychelles.
  • holds a valid return or onward ticket for duration of visit;
  • has confirmed accommodation;
  • has sufficient funds for duration of the stay.
The Visitor’s Permit may be granted for a period of visit of up to three months upon arrival. It can be extended for successive periods not exceeding three months at a time to a maximum period of twelve months, provided that the person still meets the criteria of a bona fide visitor.

The visitor's permit is issued free of charge for the first three months after which, a fee of Sr. 5,000/‐ is applicable for extension covering each period of three months or any part thereof.

Extension of Visitor’s Permit is also subject to (a) ‐ (e) above.