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Covid Test for Seychelles

If you are travelling from the UK to Seychelles then it is essential that you have the right health certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and fit to fly certification, allowing you to confidently travel to Seychelles.

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As of March 2021, Seychelles opened its borders to visitors irrespective of their vaccination status. All visitors must present a negative PCR test, taken within 72 hours prior to departure, and must stay in approved accommodation. You can test for Covid-19 using one of our PCR test kits which must be taken no more than 72 hours before departing the UK. Failure to provide a negative Covid-19 test may result in travellers being refused entry to Seychelles.

Seychelles is on the red list for entering England. You will only be allowed to enter the UK if you are a British or Irish National, or you have residence rights in the UK. If you’re planning to return to the UK from Seychelles, you’re required to take an antigen test from a government-listed service provider. See our antigen page for details on how to buy a Covid-19 antigen test.

Seychelles Travel Advice

Can I travel to Seychelles?

Travel from the UK to Seychelles is subject to specific entry requirements. You may only travel to Seychelles from the UK if you hold dual nationality, are a permanent resident of Seychelles, or hold a valid work permit.

Which Covid-19 test do I need to travel to Seychelles?

If you are travelling to Seychelles from the UK, you are required to provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure. You must also demonstrate a negative test result upon entry.

How long before my flight to Seychelles should I take a Covid test?

Travellers from the UK to Seychelles are required to take a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 48 hours of their flight.

Do I need any additional documentation to travel to Seychelles?

Yes. You must complete and return an application for entry to the Public Health Authority before travelling from the UK to the Seychelles. If you are travelling to Seychelles on a work permit you must also be cleared by the Department of Employment and Immigration.

How much does a Covid test cost for travel to Seychelles?

The price of a Covid-19 test is £149 if you are travelling to Seychelles. This covers the PCR test and a fit to fly certificate.

Are Medicspot Covid tests approved by Seychelles?

Yes. Medicspot tests and fit to fly certificates are universally recognised by both Seychelle’s airlines and the Government of Seychelles.

What documentation will I get following my Covid test in order to meet Seychelle’s travel requirements?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with your negative test result as well as a fit to fly certificate. These will be provided within the 48 hour window.

Is quarantine mandatory for travellers arriving in Seychelles during Covid-19?

Yes. Any arrivals to the Seychelles from the UK are required to quarantine or self-isolate for 10 days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority.

Disclaimer All information is provided as guidance only. Ultimate responsibility for ensuring tests meet travel requirements lies with the traveller. Medicspot cannot be held liable for the advice provided here, given the changing nature of the government guidelines and the testing environment.

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Travelling to Seychelles? Get tested for Covid-19 with Medicspot.

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