COVID-19
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS DATABASE
Travel restrictions updates for Seychelles
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02.10.2020 16:18: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The travel authorization is valid up to one day after the planned arrival date.
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Passengers can retrieve their health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check
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Airlines can retrieve and verify health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check


29.09.2020 16:02: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The travel authorization is valid up to once day before or after planned arrival date.
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Passengers can retrieve their health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check
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Airlines can retrieve and verify health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check


20.09.2020 06:12: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
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Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization. Passengers must apply for the health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The health travel authorization must match the details of the passport used for travel and RT-PCR test result.
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Airlines can retrieve and verify the validity of the health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check .
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Passengers who have applied for but not received the health travel authorization can retrieve it at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check . They must use their passport details.


19.09.2020 03:06: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
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Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization. Passengers must apply for the health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The health travel authorization must match the details of the passport used for travel and RT-PCR test result.
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Airlines can verify the validity of the health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check .


17.09.2020 14:58: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
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Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization. Passengers must apply for the health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The health travel authorization must match the details of the passport used for travel and RT-PCR test result.
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Airlines can verify the validity of the health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check .
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Until 18 September 2020 at 23:59, email approvals received from visitor@health.gov.sc or pha@health.gov.sc are still accepted instead of the health travel authorization.


16.09.2020 20:54: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
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A completed application form for entry into Seychelles must be presented upon arrival. The form can be obtained at http://www.health.gov.sc/index.php/covid-19/forms/
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Passengers must apply for a health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The health travel authorization must match the details of the passport used for travel and the medical certificate.
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Until 19 September 2020 at 23:59, the health travel authorization and previous forms and email approvals received from visitor@health.gov.sc are all accepted.


15.09.2020 08:46: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The test must be submitted to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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A completed application form for entry into Seychelles must be submitted to visitor@health.gov.sc before boarding. The form can be obtained at http://tourism.gov.sc .
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Passengers must apply for a health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The health travel authorization must match the details of the passport used for travel and the medical certificate.
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Until 18 September 2020 at 23:59, the health travel authorization and the previous forms provided by the Department of Health are both accepted.


11.09.2020 14:26: slacken entry restrictions.
Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The test must be submitted to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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A completed application form for entry into Seychelles must be submitted to visitor@health.gov.sc before boarding. The form can be obtained at http://tourism.gov.sc .
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Until 14 September 2020 at 23:59, passengers must submit the test result and the application form to visitor@health.gov.sc .


08.09.2020 14:10: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Cambodia, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand or United Arab Emirates.
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Cambodia, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand or United Arab Emirates without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to medical screening.


21.08.2020 12:34: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates.
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be submitted to the Public Health Authority to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to medical screening.


12.08.2020 11:46: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates.
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be submitted to the Public Health Authority to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to medical screening.


05.08.2020 17:10: slacken entry restrictions.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
- This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates.
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be submitted to the Public Health Authority to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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Passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia or United Arab Emirates without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to medical screening.


01.08.2020 04:46: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates.
Passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be submitted to the Public Health Authority to visitor@health.gov.sc .
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Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result are subject to medical screening.


28.07.2020 10:26: extended entry restrictions: imposed total entry ban.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.


17.06.2020 18:14: cancelled airports operations restrictions.
Seychelles (SEZ) is closed.


17.06.2020 18:14: extended entry restrictions.
Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter and transit.
This does not apply to passengers and airline crew arriving directly from Australia, Austria, Botswana, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland or Thailand.
A completed application for entry into Seychelles must be submitted to the Public Health Commissioner before boarding. The form can be obtained at http://tourism.gov.sc .
Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival.
Passengers are subject to medical screening.
Visitors must have a hotel reservation confirmation.


06.05.2020 14:28: slacken entry restrictions.
Effective from 21 March 2020, all non-Seychellois holders of a work permit to work in Seychelles, either through a GOP, an ITZ (International Trade Zone) Permit or Exemption Permit, will not be allowed to enter Seychelles.


06.05.2020 14:28: updated airports operations restrictions.
Seychelles (SEZ) is closed.
This does not apply to emergency diversions.
This does not apply to special mission flights that are approved (MEDEVAC).


22.04.2020 16:14: updated airports operations restrictions.
Seychelles (SEZ) is closed.
This does not apply to repatriation flights of foreign nationals from Seychelles.
This does not apply to emergency diversions.
This does not apply to special mission flights that are approved (MEDEVAC).


07.04.2020 14:54: updated airports operations restrictions.
The international airport in Seychelles is closed to all international flights until 30 April 2020.
This does not apply to repatriation flights of foreign nationals from Seychelles.
This does not apply to emergency diversions.
This does not apply to special mission flights that are approved (MEDEVAC).


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