ETA Seychelles ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ

Electronic Travel Authorization

The ETA, or "Electronic Travel Authorization", is a compulsory electronic travel authorization for all travelers to the Seychelles. It is an administrative formality that replaces the traditional visa.

All travellers, including children, regardless of nationality, must obtain an ETA before travelling to Seychelles.

The ETA is valid for 30 days from the date of issue, and allows a single entry into Seychelles for a maximum stay of 90 days. If you wish to stay longer or make several entries, you will need to apply for a new ETA.

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Single rate of 29,00 โ‚ฌ per passenger
Excluding consular fees, if applicable

Frequently asked questions about ETA Seychelles

Travelers can obtain a travel authorization (ETA) for the Seychelles, which allows them to visit the country without the need for a traditional visa. In fact, most nationalities are visa-exempt, but must apply for this ETA before arriving in the country. This simplified process makes administrative formalities much simpler, and speeds up the process of immigrating to the country. This system is available to citizens of various countries who wish to visit Seychelles for the following purposes tourism, professionals or transit.

The length of your stay in Seychelles with an ETA varies according to your nationality and the purpose of your visit. Typically, ETAs allow a maximum stay of 90 days in the country with a single entry, with 30-day increments that can be extended.

If you wish to extend your stay beyond the 30 days initially granted by the ETA with a residence permit, it is necessary to contact the Seychelles Immigration and Civil Affairs Division directly. This request must be made before the expiry of your current term. However, the total length of stay, including any extensions, cannot exceed 90 days.

In general, an ETA for Seychelles is valid for 30 days from the date of issue. This means that you need to plan your trip to Seychelles during this period, and arrive in the country before your ETA expires. You can submit your application at any time, and we'll take care of submitting it when it's administratively possible.

Thanks to the electronic system, applying for an ETA for the Seychelles is relatively quick. Generally speaking, it can take up to 3 days to obtain your travel authorization once you have submitted your application online. However, it is advisable to submit your application in advance to avoid any delays or problems in meeting your deadline.

The consular fee is 160 SCR(โ‚ฌ11). It should be emphasized that it is not possible to refund consular fees, even if the ETA application is rejected. At Visamundi, we'll give you a full refund, even our service charges!

When submitting your application online, it is possible to pay the ETA fee by credit or debit card, Visa, Mastercard or American Express. Please ensure that you have a valid card before starting the application process.

Citizens of all countries (except Kosovo) can benefit from ETA in Seychelles. These countries include members of the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The Seychelles Electronic Border System (SEBS) is compulsory before entering the country.

Do I need an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to travel to Seychelles?

The ETA application is a compulsory step before arriving in Seychelles. In fact, this document may be requested before your departure, by your airline and during boarding.

What is ETA Seychelles?

This is an electronic travel authorization. This fee-paying form must be completed online, prior to departure for Seychelles. Once your authorization has been approved, you must keep this document and present it at embarkation and on arrival in Seychelles.

Which nationalities are covered by the Seychelles ETA scheme?

All nationalities are eligible to apply for ETA, with the exception of Kosovars ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ.

Which nationalities are exempt from visa requirements for Seychelles?

Most nationalities are exempt from visa requirements for travel to Seychelles, including European nationals. Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or chat if you would like more information about your visa eligibility.

What's the difference between an ETA and a visa?

Although visas are no longer required for travel to Seychelles, they may still be necessary for certain nationalities. The most important step for travel is the ETA application, which is compulsory for all travelers flying to Seychelles.

When should I submit my Seychelles ETA application?

Our turnaround time is 3 days for urgent departures. Don't hesitate to send us your file when you start planning your trip. We'll take care of this formality for you, and the ETA will be sent to you before your departure.

How long can I stay in the Seychelles?

You can stay in Seychelles for up to 90 days with an electronic travel authorization.

Can I extend my ETA once I'm in the Seychelles?

The ETA can be extended for a further 3 months. To do this, you'll need to go to an immigration office in the Seychelles. The fee is 5,000 SCR(โ‚ฌ337).

How long will my Seychelles ETA be valid?

The ETA is valid for the duration of your stay in Seychelles. The validity will start from your date of arrival and the ETA will expire when you leave Seychelles.

I'm arriving by sea. Do I need to apply for a Seychelles ETA?

Travelers arriving by sea are not required to apply for an ETA. Please contact an embassy for information on the formalities to be carried out before your arrival.

How many times can I enter the Seychelles with the same ETA?

The ETA is valid for entry into the Seychelles.

What travel reasons are accepted to apply for the Seychelles ETA?

You can travel for tourism, business, transit or to visit family and friends.

I'm transiting through a Seychelles airport. Do I need to apply for ETA?

This procedure is compulsory, even for transit to the Seychelles.

What documents must I provide for my Seychelles ETA application?

Here's the list of documents you'll need for your application: copy of your passport, recent passport photo, return air ticket and proof of accommodation. Business travelers must provide a letter of invitation or mission order.

How valid must my passport be when I travel to the Seychelles?

Your passport must be valid for at least 1 month from the date of your departure from Seychelles.

What information do I need to complete my Seychelles ETA application?

Here's what you need to know when you apply: passport and identity details, an emergency contact in a country of origin, and the countries you've visited most recently. Customs and health questions are also asked on the form.

What are the main airports in Seychelles?

The main airports are Seychelles International Airport (Mahรฉ), Praslin Airport, Denis Island Airport and Desroches Airport.

When is the best time to visit the Seychelles?

The dry season is from May to October, an ideal period. We advise you to avoid July and August, as these are peak tourist periods.

Seychelles: compulsory and recommended vaccines

Mandatory vaccines

  • Yellow fever: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for entry into the country for travelers over 9 months of age from countries where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission, and for travelers who have been in transit for more than 12 hours at an airport in a country where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.

Recommended vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B: For long or repeated stays
  • Typhoid fever: For prolonged stays or in poor sanitary conditions.