The Seychelles Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism announced that South Africa is among the countries restricted from entering the destination when they open this month.
“Within immediate effect, Seychelles is ready to welcome all visitors irrespective of their vaccination status on the condition that they have a Covid-19 negative PCR test certificate that must be taken within 72 hours prior to travel.
“However, visitors who have been in South Africa, Brazil, India, Bangladesh Nepal and Pakistan within 14 days preceding arrival to Seychelles will, unfortunately, be restricted entry,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism revealed in a statement.
Last week, Air Seychelles announce the resumption of direct services from Johannesburg to the Seychelles and Maldives from June 5.
The flights were scheduled for Wednesdays and Saturdays from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Seychelles.