Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsClosed
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 9, 2021
Reviewed: February 25, 2021


Seychelles is now open for scheduled commercial flights from low-risk countries, while some domestic restrictions are re-imposed.

Can I travel to Seychelles?

  • Commercial flights from permitted countries to Seychelles have resumed. Entry is also permitted by sea in some cases.
  • All passengers must provide proof of accommodation in an approved establishment for the entire period of stay and must show booking vouchers at Immigration on entry.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Seychelles?

Seychelles has implemented different requirements based on categories, with category 1 being low-risk countries:

  • There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Seychelles from category 1 countries.
  • Arrivals from category 2 countries must stay at an approved accommodation for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Seychelles?

  • Anyone arriving to Seychelles from category 1 countries will be required to submit a negative PCR test no more than 72 hours before arriving.
  • Arrivals from category 2 countries will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hours, and take a second one on the 6th day of their visit.
  • All arrivals must present valid health insurance, covering COVID-19.

Is public transportation open in Seychelles?

Public transportation in Seychelles is operating under restrictions.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Seychelles?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Seychelles are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Seychelles?

  • Some non-essential businesses and attractions in Seychelles are open.
  • A nightly curfew is in place from 20:00 to 4:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Seychelles?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places in Seychelles.

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