Seychelles Still Welcoming Bulgarian Citizens Without Quarantine

Seychelles Still Welcoming Bulgarian Citizens Without Quarantine

Tue, 07 September 2021

As of July 17, 2021, the Republic of Seychelles closes its borders for tourists from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan and South Africa, announced the Ministry of Health.

The borders remain open to Bulgarian citizens who are allowed to travel to Seychelles, regardless of their vaccination status.

These restrictions are taken in accordance with the global response to the growing number of people infected with COVID-19, in order to prevent a massive wave of infections that will hamper the performance and efficiency of medical institutions.

The Seychelles Ministry of Health announced that all districts continue to report cases, an average of 50 people a week. Three COVID-19 related death which happened in September is being reported, bringing the total to 108, since the beginning of the pandemic, out of a total of 20,323 registered cases in the Seychelles.

Conditions for countries from which tourists are allowed to travel to the Seychelles:

Visitors are allowed to travel to Seychelles if  they provide a negative PCR test done within 72 hours of departure from the country of origin, complete Health Travel Authorisation (, and a valid Travel & Health insurance to cover potential COVID-19 related costs.

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* Visitors who have been in Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan and South Africa in preceding 14 days will not be permitted entry into Seychelles.

* Conditions of entry and stay in Seychelles are regardless the vaccination status of visitors.
The Public Health Authority is urging the public to to get vaccinated and to strictly adhere to public health measures to prevent a surge in new number of cases.

To ensure the safe stay of tourists during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, they must adhere to mandatory hygiene and anti-epidemic measures in the field of public health, which include mandatory wearing of face-masks, regular hand washing, social distancing and temperature measurement when entering public spaces.

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