Seychelles Travel Information
With effect from March 18, the Seychelles introduced
a ban on foreigners arriving from Europe. For more
information about coronavirus, see the entry Entry and
Norwegian citizens are encouraged to exercise normal
due diligence. travel and stay on the island state.
Norwegian citizens who spend less or longer time in
Seychelles are encouraged to register on
Coronavirus (covid-19): As a measure
to prevent the spread of the virus, Seychelles has, with
effect from March 18, introduced a ban on foreigners
arriving from Europe. These will be expelled on arrival.
Persons who are citizens of Seychelles and who arrive
after travel from China, Iran, South Korea, Europe and
other places with widespread infection will be subject
to a 14-day quarantine.
Please note that entry regulations may change. The
Foreign Service is not responsible if the following
information on entry regulations or visa requirements is
changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the
traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for
entry and to familiarize themselves with the current
entry rules for each country.
There is no visa requirement for Norwegian citizens
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Coronavirus (covid-19): Seychelles
have reported a small number of cases of infection. The
authorities have taken preventive measures, including
entry bans for foreigners arriving from Europe,
quarantine for 14 days for anyone arriving from Europe,
China, Iran, South Korea or other countries with
widespread infection. There has also been a ban on
cruise ship calls and travel bans to China, Iran, South
Korea and Europe. Norwegian travelers should keep
abreast of the development of the corona virus. Follow
local authorities' advice, guidance and instructions on
how to deal with the situation.
Norwegian travelers should keep abreast of the
development of the corona virus. Follow local
authorities' advice, guidance and instructions on how to
deal with the situation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not create
travel advice because of the risk of infection. It is
the Public Health Institute that provides infection
protection advice when traveling. You can find more
up-to-date information and guidance from the Norwegian
health authorities on the website of the Norwegian
Public Health Institute on the coronavirus.
Before leaving for Seychelles, it is recommended to
contact the National Institute of Public Health for
official health travel advice and health guidance.
Yellow fever vaccine is required if visitors come
from an area with yellow fever.
All Norwegians traveling to countries outside Europe
and North America are recommended to register with the
Foreign Service. This also applies to Norwegian citizens
who stay in Seychelles for a long period. Voluntary
registration for Norwegians during foreign stays is done
It might make sense to have a copy of your passport
on the trip. Should you be unlucky to be stolen or lose
all your identification documents, a copy of the
passport could serve as identification for any emergency
passport issuance. Scan the page that contains the
personal information in the passport and send it to your
own email. Then you always have a copy available.
The Seychelles country code is: +248
Currency - seychellois rupee.
Visa and Mastercard as well as some other
international credit cards are accepted. ATMs are
available in the cities, and most hotels, restaurants as
well as major grocery/business accept credit cards.
The Seychelles are two hours ahead of Norway during
summer, and three hours ahead of winter.
Languages: Creole, English and French are the
There is no Norwegian foreign service station in
Seychelles. There is a Norwegian consulate.
Royal Norwegian Consulate
C3 Trianon Apartments
P.O. Box 723
Consul: Mr. Chrystold Chetty
Fax: +248 4 267085
Tel: +248 4 266210, 00 248 4 267058, +248 4 266120
Mobile: +248 2 512 220 (The Consul)
Email: chrystold @ gmail.com