Visa policy of Seychelles

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Visitor's Permit issued on arrival by Seychelles on a United States passport.

All foreign nationals visiting Seychelles are granted visa free access. They must be in a possession of a valid passport, return or onward ticket, proof of accommodation and sufficient funds. The Visitor’s Permit is issued free of charge and is initially valid for up to three months but it can be extended for a fee for a period of up to three months with further extensions not exceeding total period of twelve months.[1][2][3][4]

Mutual visa exemptions[edit]

In addition to the universal unilateral visa waiver, the Seychelles have signed mutual visa exemption agreements with the following countries:

  •  Brazil — visa-waiver agreement allows for stays up to 90 days per 180-day period. The agreement was signed on 13 December 2011 and entered into force on 21 October 2016.[5][6]
  •  China — visa-waiver agreement allows for stays up to 30 days. The agreement was signed on 26 June 2013 and is in force.[7]
  •  European Union — allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of three months during a six months period following the date of first entry.[8] The agreement was signed on 28 May 2009 and entered into force on 1 January 2010.[9]
  •  Russia — visa-waiver agreement allows for stays up to 30 days.[10][11] The agreement was signed on 2 September 2015 and entered into force on 14 December 2015.[12]
  •  United Arab Emirates — visa-waiver agreement allows for stays up to 90 days.[13] The agreement was signed on 23 November 2014 and entered into force on 16 July 2015.[14]

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to the Seychelles came from following countries:[15][16]

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