Seychelles will allow international commercial flights to enter from August 1, 2020.
The island nation will reopen its borders for travellers from low- and medium-risk countries only. These include Belgium, Thailand, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, France, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and UAE. The list of approved countries can be viewed here.
Proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to boarding the flight to Seychelles remains mandatory for all visitors. Passengers boarding from medium risk countries are expected to undergo a PCR test within 72 hours of travel while for passengers boarding from low-risk countries, an antigen test is required.
All negative test result certificates including flights and accommodation details must be sent to the Public Health Authority on [email protected]
Any passenger who arrives in Seychelles without proof will be turned back on the same aircraft. Entry screening will be done upon arrival starting with the completion of the health check form, symptomatic check and temperature scanning among others.
Visitors are encouraged to book their accommodation and leisure activities through licensed tourism service providers, certified by the Public Health Authority. Details of accommodation in an approved establishment for the entire period of stay and booking vouchers need to be shown at the immigration desk.
Daily monitoring by designated health and safety officers in accommodation facilities will be carried out for the first 14 days after the arrival of the guest. Local service providers will be required to keep a trackable movement log of their guests.
Valid travel insurance with full medical coverage for the duration of the entire stay in Seychelles is required.