Seychelles visa requirements for Pakistanis

Travel and visa requirements

Seychellois Visa is not required for Pakistanis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Pakistan citizens travelling to Seychelles are required to under a tourist registration exercise at the embassy for a stay duration of 90 days.
  • Citizens are required to provide passport valid within the duration stay upon arrival.
  • Due to the outbreak of swine flu, all travellers arriving in Seychelles islands have to fill in a questionnaire upon arrival.
  • Visitors must prove that they have enough money not less than USD 150 for each day, or USD 75 for each day when visiting either through a bank statement or by cash.
  • Evidence of accommodation during the visit should also accompany other documents, this could be in form of hotel reservations receipts or rent tellers
  • On Seychelles, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Seychelles uses the Seychelles Time zone(GMT+4), hence, Pakistan is 1 hour ahead of Seychelles.
  • The estimated flight time from Islamabad, Pakistan to Seychelles is 6 hours, 14 minutes.
  • Visitors must also provide a return or onward tickets, if unable to be purchased before arrival, they must be bought on arrival.
  • Importation of spear-fishing equipment, firearms, narcotics, dangerous drugs, swords, clothing of camouflage design, pornographic literature, films DVDs and any such goods is prohibited according to the law of Seychelles.
  • Importation of birds is prohibited with the exception of the African Grey Parrot provided it has been a family pet for one year.
  • According to the law of Seychelles, all imported animals must undergo quarantine for a 14 day-period upon arrival after which they will be granted a permit to enter Seychelles.
  • Visitors are required to provide a valid plant import permit to bring all plants, seed, bulb, cuttings, or other unprocessed plant products, fruit and vegetables into Seychelles.
  • Currencies up to the equivalent of 2,000 Seychelles Rupee are not allowed in and out of the country.
  • Restricted goods include unprocessed coco-de-mer, live tortoises, shells and live and processed fish.
  • Seychelles is classified as a tropical rain forest as the climate is humid because the islands are small and the temperature varies little throughout the year.
  • In Seychelles, the coolest months are between July and August, the windy months are from May to November and this is the most pleasant time of the year. On the other hand, the hot months are from December to April while March and April are the hottest months.
  • Seychelles is among the world's leading countries to protect lands for threatened species allocating 42% of its territory for conservation.
  • Seychelles hosts some of the largest seabird colonies in the world, notably on the outer islands of Aldabra and Cosmoledo.
  • Since the use of spearguns and dynamite for fishing was banned through efforts of local conservationists in the 1960s, the wildlife is unafraid of snorkelers and divers.
  • French and English are official languages along with Seychellois Creole which is primarily based upon French.
  • The papers are mostly written in Seychellois Creole, French and English.
  • Most Seychellois are Christians, Hinduism is practised by 2.4%, and Islam by 1.6%. Other non-Christian faiths accounted for 1.1% of the population while a further 5.9% were non-religious or did not specify a religion.
  • Seychellois society is essentially matriarchal, that is, mothers tend to be dominant in the household, controlling most expenditures and looking after the interests of the children.
  • Staple foods eaten in Seychelles include fish, seafood and shellfish dishes, often accompanied with rice.
  • Seychelles has the highest incarceration rate in the world of 799 prisoners per 100,000 population, exceeding the United States by up to 15 per cent rate.
  • The country is home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises.
  • It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it safe to visit Seychelles?

It is safe to visit Seychelles as long as you do not create those opportunities for petty crime, especially in the cities.


How populous is Seychelles?

Seychelles is densely populated with 186 people per square kilometres (483/sq mi), which ranks 60th in the world.


On what side of the road are cars driven in Seychelles?

Driving in Seychelles is on the left side of the road. The roads on Mahe are low-traffic, mountainous, narrow roads, so caution is generally advised.