Before flying to the Seychelles:
∙ To enter the Seychelles, tourists who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 must obtain a certificate in English of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, performed no more than 72 hours before departure to the Seychelles. Children under 11.99 years old do not need a PCR test to enter the Seychelles.
∙ Covid-19 vaccinated travelers do not need a PCR test to enter the Seychelles. You must have a certificate of vaccination against Covid-19 in English, indicating the name of the tourist, the name of the vaccine and the dates of the two doses of vaccination. After the second dose, at least 14 days and no more than 6 months should elapse. If more than 6 months have passed since vaccination, a booster dose of Covid-19 vaccination should be given. Adolescents 12-17 years of age do not need a booster dose.
∙ All travelers are required to have valid health insurance covering Covid-19-related insured events and proof of hotel booking (voucher). Accommodation is allowed only in certified hotels. List of Certified Accommodations
∙ According to aristmarketing, everyone entering the Seychelles must obtain a Health Travel Authorization (HTA) – medical permission to enter. To do this, you must fill out a special form on the website of the Seychelles governmenthttps://seychelles.govtas.com, to which you need to attach a copy of a negative PCR test for Covid-19 in English / vaccination certificate in English, a photo of the applicant (as a document or selfie), a copy of the international passport, booking confirmation hotel (voucher) for the entire stay, indicate flight information and contact details. There is a fee of EUR 10* per adult and EUR 5* per child upon application. Application processing time approx. 6-9 hours. There is an option of accelerated consideration of the application within an hour (paid additionally). Once approved, the entry permit will be sent to the applicant’s email address. The permit must be printed out and presented at the time of check-in for a flight when departing for the Seychelles and when passing through passport control when entering the Seychelles. For convenience, visitors can install a special mobile application and apply through it. Without an NTA (Medical Entry Clearance) the passenger will not be allowed on board.* – tariffs can be changed.
∙ it is possible to introduce restrictions on entry for tourists from some countries from the “red” zone for Covid-19, incl. for tourists who visited these countries in the last 14 days or transited through such countries. Check this information before booking and before departure.
∙ Before departure, check that you have all the documents required to enter the Seychelles: international passport, medical entry permit (HTA), negative PCR test for Covid-19 or certificate of vaccination against Covid-19, proof of residence in a certified accommodation facility (hotel voucher) for the entire stay in the Seychelles, medical insurance, round-trip tickets.
∙ in connection with the introduction of restrictions on the use of bank cards issued by Russian banks, we recommend that you have enough cash with you to pay for expenses in the Seychelles. Please note that from 02/03/2022, it is prohibited to export from the Russian Federation cash currency and monetary instruments in foreign currency in an amount exceeding the equivalent of 10,000 US dollars.
Requirements for the test:
– the test must be completed no earlier than 72 hours before departure in a certified laboratory ( list of laboratories )
– the name of the laboratory, its address and contacts must be indicated
– the result must be issued in English
– the name of the tourist must be indicated, as in the passport, it is desirable to indicate the passport number
– type of test – PCR (PCR test)
– date of sampling
– result (negative)
Upon entering the Seychelles:
∙ disembarkation from the aircraft takes place in a certain order, according to the seats occupied on board the aircraft
∙ at the airport, you must wear a mask, maintain a social distance of at least 1 meter, use hand sanitizer.
∙ All arrivals are subject to thermometry and medical screening
∙ Passengers with symptoms such as fever, cough, runny nose, shortness of breath will be isolated for further examination and testing for Covid-19.
∙ when passing through passport control, you must present: international passport, medical entry permit (HTA), negative PCR test for Covid-19 in English, performed no earlier than 72 hours before departure, confirmation of accommodation in a certified accommodation facility (hotel voucher ) for the entire stay in the Seychelles, medical insurance, round-trip tickets.
In the Seychelles:
∙ Tourists can only use certified vehicles to move around. In transport, close contact with other passengers must be avoided and protective masks must be worn. Tourists making domestic flights between the islands should not leave the airport while waiting for a flight. Tourists are not allowed to use public buses.
∙ all tourists in the Seychelles can only stay in certified accommodation facilities.
∙ During their stay in the Seychelles, all tourists, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, must observe hygiene measures, especially in public places: wear protective masks, maintain social distance, sanitize hands, avoid close contact and handshakes.
∙ excursions can only be ordered from licensed travel companies
∙ if a tourist feels unwell during their stay in the Seychelles, they must inform the employee of the hotel where they live.
∙ Tourists with Covid-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell and/or taste), as well as tourists who have been in contact with Covid-19 cases, must self-isolate in their hotel room. High-risk patients will be hospitalized, medium- or low-risk patients will be isolated in a hotel.
∙ Due to restrictions imposed by government health authorities and resorts, including staff reductions to prevent the spread of Covid 19, some hotel facilities and services may not be available at the time of booking confirmation or during the stay of tourists at the hotel. There may also be restrictions on the work of transport companies.
When departing from the Seychelles:
∙ If the airline you are traveling with or the country of destination requires a PCR test for Covid-19, you must pre-register (one week in advance) for the test with the Office of Public Health by e-mail [email protected] or by phone +248 4388410. PCR test can be taken at about. Mahe, oh Praslin and about. La Digue. The cost of the test is 2500 Seychellois rupees. The cost and procedure for recording and conducting the test may change, check the details before the trip.
After returning to the Russian Federation:
In accordance with the Decree of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation, upon returning to the territory of the Russian Federation, Russian citizens must:
∙ fill out on the Unified Portal of State and Municipal Services (hereinafter referred to as EPGU) an electronic form arriving on the territory of the Russian Federation “Registration of arrivals in the Russian Federation” before departure to the Russian Federation (when purchasing a ticket, but no later than check-in for the flight);
∙ within three calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation, undergo a single laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method and post information about the result of the laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method in EPGU by filling out the form “Providing information about the results of a test for a new coronavirus infection for those arriving in the Russian Federation”;
∙ until a negative COVID-19 test result is obtained, citizens must observe self-isolation;
∙ If you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 within the last 12 months or if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 6 months, the laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method specified in the previous paragraph is not required. Information about vaccination or past illness must also be placed on the EPGU.
∙ in the event of any deterioration in health within 14 calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation, immediately seek medical assistance at the place of residence (stay) without visiting medical organizations.
∙ We recommend that you follow the changes in the rules for those arriving in the territory of the Russian Federation on the official websites of the government bodies of the Russian Federation.