Travel advice for Seychelles.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Seychelles.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

ATM Search


in euro (EUR)

    Local currency / ISO Code

    Seychelles rupee SCR

    Further Information

    Credit cards


    • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

    ATM Search

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    Practical Information:

    Time difference with Switzerland

    + 3 h / + 2 h during our summer time

    National language

    Official language

    Creole, English and French



    Country code for calling Switzerland

    0 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)


    240 volt / adapter required

    Travel documents for Swiss citizens

    Passaporto valido almeno fino alla fine del soggiorno, return or onward travel ticket, evidence of accommodations and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 1 month. Extension available on site.

    Swiss Embassy / Consulate

    Victoria/Mahe Island, MG Building, Providence Industrial Estate
    Tel. +248 4 374 278 / +248 2 511 104 / +248 2 512 886

    Opening hours


    8.30 - 14.00 h (Mon - Fri)
    8.30 - 11.00 h (Sat)


    9.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
    9.00 - 11.00 h (Sat)

    • Left-hand driving.

    • Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.

    • International driver's licence recommended.

    • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

    • Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 ‰.

    Health situation
    • Mosquito protection advised.

    • Risk of dengue fever.

    • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

    Other information


    • Observe elementary safety precautions.

    • Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.

    • Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.

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    While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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