COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Seychelles

Welcome back to The Moorings marinas in Seychelles. While Seychelles is opening its borders for international travelers, certain Policies and Procedures will need to be followed when entering the country, before and during your stay there. Please bookmark this page as travel updates are frequently announced.

Before You Go | When You Arrive | During Your Charter

Before You Go

Travel Advisories

Please note:
Starting January 26, 2021, the U.S. Government will require all travelers coming from international countries - including U.S. citizens - to present negative test results within 3 days of departure aboard a flight. Antibody tests and vaccines are not accepted.

Present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR Negative (Swab) Test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure to Seychelles.

All visitors must apply for Health Travel Authorization and present the Authorization upon check-in and arrival at the airport.
Entry from ALL countries requires a negative COVID PCR test within 72 hours of arrival.
Complete the Health Travel Authorisation on the government website to apply for authorization to enter
Valid travel and health insurance to cover any Covid-19 related quarantines, isolation, or treatments
Customers are not required to have had the vaccine BUT the government does strongly advise visitors to be vaccinated prior to travel.

Terms and Conditions

Our Terms and Conditions have changed to include information regarding what happens if you are required to quarantine on your yacht due to a positive COVID-19 PCR test result. Please review and sign online.


Travel Insurance

Contact a Vacation Planner to purchase travel insurance coverage through Redpoint Travel Insurance.

Guest List

In preparation for your arrival, we ask that you fill out the Guest List with a list of all of the passengers on your yacht including yourself. Please submit this form at least 30 days prior to departure.



Order your food and beverages in advance with our convenient online provisioning store and have your provisions delivered directly to your yacht. Please order at least 10 days prior to your charter. The marina will not be able to accommodate orders placed on the day you arrive.


Book Transfers

Contact a Vacation Planner to make transfer or flight arrangements to and from Seychelles International Airport and Mahé Airport .

Watch Charter Briefings

We require all guests to watch a charter safety video. The captain and first mate must become familiar with the sailing area by watching a chart briefing. Please watch these briefing videos in the comfort of your own home or office before you are scheduled to depart.


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When You Arrive

Upon arrival, guests must provide customs with a complete itinerary, as well as proof of travel insurance which includes medical insurance to cover any treatment costs.
You must undergo a temperature check upon arrival at the base. The Skipper is required to log the health and temperature of each guest then report this information to the base via email, phone, or radio daily.

COVID-19 Testing

 There are testing facilities located throughout Seychelles. The cost is 2500CR. If you take your test in Mahe, the base may be able to retrieve your results on your behalf. Otherwise, you must pick up your results in person from the testing site below. Test results will not be sent via email. Testing Sites: Victoria (music stadium in Mahe) is open from Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Contact +248 282 2971. On Praslin Island, Baie St Anne is open from Monday to Saturday. Contact +248 423 23333. On La Digue, La Passe (Logan Hospital) is open from Monday to Saturday. Contact +248 423 4255.

During Your Charter

Public Spaces

All guests must wear a face mask when using a transfer service. Please note: a 5-person vehicle may only transport up to 4 persons (driver and up to 3 passengers). The middle seat must remain vacant.

All shops close at 7pm, and there is a curfew in place from 11pm to 4am. Please visit the Seychelles Ministry of Health page for any further information

Safety Measures

We are dedicated to giving you peace of mind when you charter with us. Our industry-leading safety measures include the fogging and disinfecting of all yachts before each charter begins.


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