France visa requirements for Seychelloiss

Travel and visa requirements

French Visa is not required for Seychelloiss

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Seychelles can visit France for a duration of 90 days without visiting an embassy for a visa.
  • Intending visitors must have a passport valid for a duration of three months beyond their date of exit from France. The passport should have at least two blank pages.
  • On entry and exit into France, tourists from Seychelles amounts exceeding EUR 10,000 or the equivalent in another currency (including banker's draft and
  • cheques of any kind) must be declared.
  • Seychelles citizens must provide proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in the country, which could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in France or a hotel reservation.
  • Travellers with gold/jewellery must be declared except personal jewellery not exceeding a total weight of 500 grams.
  • Visitors with pets will have to have a health certificate issued by an authorized government veterinarian within 10 days of departure and approved by the local health authorities in Seychelles.
  • Tourists should also have an onward or return ticket back to Seychelles and must show proof of sufficient funds throughout their stay in France
  • Intending visitors can get to France from international airports in Seychelles. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways, Air France and Qatar Airways are some of the Carriers that fly from Seychelles to France.
  • The estimated flight duration from Seychelles to Paris, France is 12 hours, 50 minutes.
  • French is France’s official language and is spoken by the majority of the population of the country. German dialects are also a well-spoken language in the country.
  • The dominating religion in France is Christianity, precisely Catholics. Other religions in the country include  Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism.
  • France has three climates, and they are oceanic, continental, and Mediterranean. The best time to visit France is in the spring (April to June) or fall (September to November) when there are fewer tourists, lower prices, and moderate temperatures. The summer months can be hot, crowded, and expensive.
  • The official currency in France is Euro and Franc. However, visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets throughout the country.
  • ATMs are available in many parts of France, and they can be found in most hotels and major places of business, where credit and debit cards are readily accepted. Other local business outlets strictly accept cash.
  • France uses the Central European Summer Time (GMT+2) which makes Seychelles two hours ahead of it.
  • Power sockets and plugs used in France are of type C and E. The standard supply voltage is 230 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
  • Getting around in France is possible with taxis, buses and trains.
  • Eiffel Tower, Palace of Versailles, Louvre Museum and The Centre Pompidou are some of the tourist attraction Tourists can visit while in France.
  • A tourist in France spends an average of 120 Euros per day on expenses in Ecuador.
  • Baguette (French bread), baguette sandwich, soupe à i'oignon gratinée (onion soup), croque-monsieur (ham and cheese sandwich), quiche au saumon et crevettes (salmon and shrimp quiche), mousse au chocolat (chocolate mousse), fromage (cheese board) are some of the dishes tourists can enjoy while in France.
  • France is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to travel to France?

The best time to travel to France is during spring which is from April to June and fall which is also from September to November. During this period there are fewer crowds, prices are relatively low and the climate is favourable.

Is the tap water in France safe for consumption?

Yes, the tap water in France is very clean and safe for tourists to drink. The government put efforts towards achieving an edible drinkable water. Tourists can also purchase bottled water at stores throughout the country.

What languages are spoken in France?

Officially, French is the language of the country, however, various immigrants speak a lot of  English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Maghrebi Arabic, Berber, and Vietnamese.

Is France safe for tourist visit?

France is a very safe country to visit. Crime rates are low in the country and tourists are rarely targeted.