Hong Kong visa requirements for Seychelloiss

Travel and visa requirements

Hong Kongese Visa is not required for Seychelloiss

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The government of Hong Kong permits visitors from Seychelles to visit their country without a visa for a duration of 90 days.
  • Prospective tourists travelling to Hong Kong are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of their arrival in Hong Kong. The passport should have at least two blank pages.
  • Travellers from Seychelles are also required to provide evidence that they have enough funds to cover their expenses while in Hong Kong. A valid onward or return ticket back to Seychelles is needed as well.
  • Visitors to Hong Kong must provide evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in Hong Kong. This could be in the form of a hotel reservation or a sponsor letter from a host living in Hong Kong.
  • Nationals of Seychelles are to provide a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on arrival into Hong Kong.
  • Citizens of Seychelles travelling with pets (dogs and cats) will be required to provide a Certificate of Health for the animal signed by an official Government Veterinarian in Seychelles, dated not more than 14 days before the date of departure.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Hong Kong from international airports in Seychelles. There are international airports in Victoria and Mahe.
  • Emirates Airways, China Eastern, Qatar Airways and Air Astana are some of the carriers that constantly fly from Seychelles to Hong Kong.
  • The estimated flight duration from Seychelles to Beijing, Hong Kong is 13 hours, 30 minutes.
  • The climate in Hong Kong is subtropical. Hong Kong has four distinguishable seasons - a warm and humid spring, hot and rainy summer, pleasant and sunny autumn, and cool and dry winter. 
  • The religion in Hong Kong is characterized by a multi-faith diversity of beliefs and practices.  Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism are some of the religions practised in Hong Kong.
  • The Hong Kong dollar is the official currency used in Hong Kong. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Chinese and English are the official languages of Hong Kong. However, most of the locals speak Cantonese, which is a dialect of Chinese.
  • Some of the special delicacies found in Hong Kong are sweet and sour pork, wontons, roast gooses, wind sand chicken, shrimp and chicken balls, phoenix talons (chickens' feet), etc.
  • Hong Kong uses the Hong Kong Standard Time (GMT+8), which puts Hong Kong four hours ahead of Seychelles.
  • Visitors are advised to budget about $50 per daily spending in Hong Kong.
  • The power and socket plug used in Hong Kong are of Type G and D. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Movement in Hong Kong is possible with buses, minibuses, taxis, car rentals and trains. 
  • Visitors in Hong Kong are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any vaccination required to enter Hong Kong?

Getting one may not be bad but there is no particular vaccination required to enter Hong Kong.

What is the best time to visit Hong Kong?

The best time to visit Hong Kong is from October to early December when the weather is sunny, cool, and pleasant. January/February is the best time to experience Hong Kong festivals -- it is the time when the Spring Festival and the Lantern Festival are celebrated.

What is the capital of Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is an independent territory within China, therefore the capital city of Hong Kong is Beijing. It is also the second-largest city in China after Shanghai.

How much does a taxi cost from Hong Kong airport to the city?

Taxi fare from the airport is between HK$280 to HK$300 to Causeway Bay, at least HK$250 to Tsim Sha Tsui and more than HK$100 to Disneyland. Also, if you are going downtown via Lantau Link by taxi, a toll of fare of HK$30 is required.