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    MEDIUM MEDICAL RISK for Seychelles
    INSIGNIFICANT TRAVEL RISK for Seychelles


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Medium -

COVID-related impacts posing routine challenges to business operations.

The medical, logistics and security environments are impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. Pre-existing security risks increasingly likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns and associated pressures in the near/medium term. There may be delay in accessing urgent care due to pressures on the medical system. Core protective  elements of BCP likely to be implemented: non-essential staff  working from home, staff tracing in place, reinforced hygiene and segregation practices with robust escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes/No
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes/No
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? Yes/No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? Yes/No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? Yes/No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? Yes/No
(Until further notice)
Entry rules
- People who have been in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Pakistan and South Africa in the 14 days prior to travel will not be allowed to enter.
- All travellers must apply for entry via the Health Travel Authorisation platform: http/www.seychelles.govtas.com/. Travellers are not permitted to board the plane without completing the required health authorisation form.
- As of 13 May, vaccinated travellers from the UAE can enter without having to quarantine upon arrival, provided that they hold a vaccination certification. Travellers will be required to show an application with documentation that they have received the complete dose of an approved Covid-19 vaccine, in addition to a negative PCR test result.
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements

• Who needs to test + Type of test and timeframe?
A negative COVID-19 PCR certificate taken a maximum of 72 hours prior to departure from the point of origin is required to enter Seychelles.
• What information is required in the test result?
Only RT-PCR test results in English or French showing sampling time, the date, as well as laboratory contact information are acceptable. Only test results that mention the method of testing used (RT-PCR) are accepted. Rapid antigen test, RT-PCR test notification by SMS and doctors' letters without proper laboratory certificates are not accepted.
(until further notice)
Documentation required
All visitors must have a valid travel health insurance to cover potential COVID-19 related costs (isolation, quarantine and treatment).
(until further notice)
Other
Visitors are not permitted to stay at private residences. Visitors must stay at an establishment accredited by the Public Health Authority. A list of accredited establishments can be found here: http://tourism.gov.sc/list-of-all-covid-19-health-certified-tourism-businesses/
Visitors must show proof of their accomodation booking for the duration of their stay to an immigration official.
(until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any exit restrictions? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? Yes
• Can businesses operate? Yes/Restricted/Essential only/No
• Are there other restrictions on internal travel? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)


Curfews and lockdowns
A nationwide curfew remains in place from 23.00 to 04.00.
(Until further notice)
Restrictions on businesses
• What restrictions are placed on operating businesses?
Bars and shops will be closed from 19.00.
(Until further notice)
Other social distancing measures
Masks must be worn on public transport.
• Schools
Until at least 31 May, all educational institutions are closed;
• Gatherings
Commemoration gatherings, shows, group sporting activities and conferences are banned.
• Entertainment venues
• Other
(until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Seychelles

COVID-19 information for Seychelles

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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There are no serious security risks facing international assignees or business travellers. Petty crime is occasionally reported, including bag-snatching and pickpocketing, especially on beaches. Civil unrest is rare, though occasional incidents have been reported in the capital Victoria. There is no recent history of terrorism in the country and the risk of transnational militants targeting foreign travellers or interests is low.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Seychelles
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Typhoid feverRecommended for adventurous and long-term
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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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