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Seychelles Visa

Type of Seychelles Visas

Visitor’s Permit on Arrival
  • Stay Period: Up to 30 days
  • Entry: Single
  • Visa Fees: Free of cost
  • Visa: Not required for Indians
  • Ideal for: Indian citizens wishing to visit Seychelles for the purposes of holiday, business, visiting friends or family
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Documents required for samua Visa:

  • Must have Documents for samua Visa :
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity
    • 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. (Photo Specification);
    • Confirmed return or onward flight tickets
    • Accommodation proof (hotel booking or address details if visiting relative/friend)
    • Sufficient financial funds to support your trip
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
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    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2.If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
    • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
    • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country & assuring the responsibility for housing and related expenses during the guest's stay in Algeria
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: providing the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

      Introduction/ recommendation letter from:

    • One of the Chambers of Commerce and Industries, government of India;
    • Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India;
    • Export Promotion Council of India; or Reference number from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan.
    • Registration certificate of the company from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India:

    • Income tax documents of the last three years;
    • Letter from the company addressed to the embassy, introducing the business man for visa issuance;
    • Invitation letter from the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan;
    • Copy of the license (JAWAZ) of the local partner or prospect local partner company in Afghanistan.
    • *Note: The Embassy/Consul General has the right to ask for additional information or documents and request a personal interview with the applicant.

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Seychelles Visa FAQs

  • add Do Indian citizens require a Visa to travel to Seychelles?

    No, Indian citizens do not require a visa to enter Seychelles for a short stay. A visitor’s permit is issued on arrival in Seychelles to travelers visiting for the purposes of holiday, business, visiting friends or family.

  • add What is the eligibility criterion for Seychelles visa on arrival?

    Travellers must meet the following criteria:

    • Is not a prohibited immigrant
    • Is not a holder of a valid permit which entitles the holder to reside in Seychelles
    • Passport valid for a least 6 months from your date of entry and with two blank pages within
    • Return ticket to your country
    • Confirmation of accommodation for duration of your visit
    • Sufficient funds to cover your stay in Seychelles (Approximately US$50 per day)
    • Detailed itinerary of your trip

  • add How long is the Seychelles Permit valid for?

    Indians will be issued a Visitor’s Permit valid for a stay of up to 30 days. The stay can be extended in 3 month increments to an aggregate stay of 1 year.

  • add Is my permit valid for the whole of Seychelles?

    Yes. The permit is valid for the whole of Seychelles.

  • add Can Indians apply for the Visitor Permit in advance before travel?

    The Seychelles Embassy in New Delhi does not issue any visa or entry permit before travel. Applicants must obtain the permit on arrival itself.

  • add Is there any fear of Seychelles Visitor Permit rejection?

    Indians are not liable to face a rejection. However, the above said documents are necessary to enter the country. Failure to produce any of the documents may result into rejection of the Visitor permit, thereby barring you from entering the country. The final decision to grant an entry permit is solely at the discretion of the Immigration officials at Seychelles airport.

  • add How long does it take to get the permit?

    Usually, it takes around 15 minutes to get all formalities done and get the permit on arrival at Paro. However, the time may vary depending on the peak travel period.

  • add What is the process of getting a Seychelles Visitor permit?

    After landing at Seychelles airport, kindly head to the Immigration counter. The immigration authorities will most likely ask basic questions such as the reason for travel and duration of stay. Overall, it takes about 15-20 minutes to issue an entry permit. The whole method is hassle-free and easy.

  • add Do I need to purchase a Travel Insurance?

    Applicants are strongly advised to purchase a Travel Insurance to secure their trip in the event of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, baggage delay or loss etc.

  • add Are you still having doubts about the Seychelles Visa process?

    Please feel free to contact us for all your Seychelles Visa worries. We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.

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Simple steps to get a Seychelles Visa:

Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer quick and hassle-free Seychelles visa assistance. With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Seychelles visa application requirements. Read more

Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated visa expert handling your application.

Here are the steps to apply for an Seychelles Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.
Step 2: Pay your Seychelles visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, complete your Visa application online and schedule an appointment as part of the visa process
Step 4: On the appointment day personally visit the High Commission / Visa Application Center (VAC) to submit your Biometrics (fingerprints) and documents.
Step 5:Receive your Seychelles Visa.

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Basic Requirements to visit Seychelles

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Seychelles Visa;
  • Be in good health Read more
  • Good moral character
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Seychelles Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Seychelles ?

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Seychelles
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Seychelles Travel guide

Seychelles is a spectacular untouched beautiful archipelago in the Indian Ocean which is known for its serene beaches, exotic wildlife, rare birds and lush greenery. The country also has bustling markets, wonderful architecture and botanical gardens. Seychelles is a haven for those wanting to dive and explore the coral life, soak up some sun and enjoy a rich Creolean culture. Read more

  • Seychelles is a spectacular untouched beautiful archipelago in the Indian Ocean which is known for its serene beaches, exotic wildlife, rare birds and lush greenery. The country also has bustling markets, wonderful architecture and botanical gardens. Seychelles is a haven for those wanting to dive and explore the coral life, soak up some sun and enjoy a rich Creolean culture.
  • Seychelles is a traveller’s paradise for decades now, especially couples and is a safe country to travel to. It has a multi-ethnic diverse culture making it the centre of fine arts and music. Knowing a few basic words of ‘thank you’ and ‘hello’ in French and Seselwa will help while traveling to the other islands.
  • There are more than 150 flights per week to Seychelles from Indian airports including major airlines such as Jet Airways, Ethihad Airways, Emirates and Ethiopian Airlines. There are many direct flights operated by domestic and international airlines with a flying time of 4-5 hours non-stop to Seychelles. Within Seychelles, the cheapest and best way to travel is by hiring a taxi. One can also hire a ferry or a chartered plane to go island hopping and soak up the sights in Seychelles.
  • What to see in Seychelles ?

  • Seychelles turquoise blue seas enthral and mesmerize visitors who take a walk down any beach in the country.
  • Adventure lovers will have a fabulous time in this archipelago as it is home to exotic wild-life and amazing marine life. From gazing at the famous Anse Lazio beach in Praslin island to hiking around Anse Georgette beach to exploring the ruins of leprosarium on the south shore of Curieuse Island there are so many things to do in Seychelles. The capital city, Victoria is a juxtapose of the old-world charm and contemporary design when it comes to architecture
  • For the culture mavericks, there are many worldly charming places that Seychelles has to offer. One can visit the bazar Ovan in BaieLazare and the Selwyn Clarke Market for souvenirs and home-grown items. To experience the rich diversity of flora and fauna and sight the rare parrot visit the various national parks such as Morne Seychellois National Park and Ste Anne National Marine Park.
  • Seychelles is known as a celebrity destination and hence has luxurious villas and resorts which are discerning and elegant in its taste. Honeymooners and couples frequent this country, hence most luxury hotels come equipped with breath-taking infinity pools, beach view and stunning amenities providing privacy and comfort.
  • A gastronomical adventure awaits those who make a trip to Seychelles. Different variety of seafood and exotic sea vegetables cooked in the local spices is popular in Mahe and the capital city of Victoria. Vegetarians need not worry on this paradise as there are plenty of options in the Creole cuisine which has vegetarian meals especially in Praslin and La Digue.

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Seychelles Facts and Figures

Region:
East Africa
Major cities :
Victoria, Mahe, AnseBoileau, Beau Vallon
Independence Day:
29, June
Capital:
Victoria
Time in Seychelles :
IST (-) 2.10 hours Read more
Language:
French, English, Seselwa
Area:
446,550 km²
Currency:
Seychellois rupee (SCR)
Main Airlines:
Air Seychelles
International Airports :
Seychelles International Airport, or Aéroport de la Pointe Larue(SEZ)
Best time to visit:
April to May& October to November
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Seychelles Embassy

B-18 (Front Wing), West End Colony
Rao Tula Ram Marg,
New Delhi-110021, India

Other Visas

Singapore (Asia)

INR
1,999/-

Malaysia (Asia)

INR 3,499/-

Italy (Europe)

INR
7,199/-

France (Europe)


INR
7,199/-

Other Visas

Singapore

INR 2199/-

Malaysia

INR 1999/-

Italy

INR 7199/-

France

INR 7199/-

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