Open with restrictions

Seychelles Travel Restrictions

78.16% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 78.16% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Seychelles.

Seychelles entry details and exceptions

Travelers must ensure that accommodation bookings are made only at licensed tourism accommodation establishment that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Booking vouchers reflecting the entire duration of stay in Seychelles must be presented at the Immigration counter for verification. travelers without such a booking will be directed to another establishment that is certified.


Outgoing travel to SeychellesTravelling from New Zealand to Seychelles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Seychelles.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must complete an Online Health Travel Authorization prior to boarding their flight.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Seychelles.

Documents
Mandatory accommodation booking

In establishments certified by Public Health Authority.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Seychelles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Seychelles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Seychelles will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Seychelles

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Seychelles.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Seychelles with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Seychelles with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Seychelles is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Seychelles are open with restrictions. Bars in Seychelles are open with restrictions.