Last update 11 June 2018Diplomatic missions
Level 1: Without special recommendations
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Regular passport: visa not required
Diplomatic passport: visa not required
Official passport: visa not required
Republic of Seychelles
The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in the Republic of Seychelles. Bulgarian nationals residing for a short or longer period of time in Seychelles can contact on consular issues the embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Ethiopia
Address: Bole KK, Kebele 04/06/07, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Postal Address: P.O.Box 987 Addis Abeba, FDR of Ethiopia
Telephone: +251 11 66 100 32
Fax: +251 11 66 162 70
Office hours: 08.00 am – 06.00 pm
E-mail: [email protected]
The embassy of the Republic of Seychelles in Brussels has been accredited for Bulgaria.
Embassy of Seychelles in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium
Address: Avenue Louise 250, boite 102, B-1050, Bruxelles, Belgique
Telephone: +32 2 627 5788
Fax: +32 2 648 5556
E-mail: [email protected]
Seychellois rupee (SCR)
When travelling to Seychelles it is recommended to have euro, check-book or credit card.
Crime and security
Possible petty thefts on beaches.
Somali pirates may appear in coastal waters.
Homosexual behavior in Seychelles is prohibited and is an indictable offence.
In the Seychelles one can import up to 100
Exempt from duty are personal belongings, including up to 400 pieces of cigarettes and 500g of tobacco, 2 liters of alcoholic beverages, 2 liters of beer or wine.
Import of narcotic drugs, weapons and pornographic content is prohibited.
Allowed export of local currency – up to 100
SCR; no restrictions on export of foreign currency.
Public transport, taxis and rented cars can be used.
Traffic on the roads is on the left.
Relatively good level of health protection for Africa.
A number of communicable diseases are widespread.
Be careful when eating fruits and vegetables.
Travel papers and visas
International passport valid as of the date of departure is required for entry into the country.
Bulgarian nationals travelling to Seychelles (holders of ordinary, official or diplomatic passports) do not need a visa for stay of up to 90 days.
Specific immunizations are not required.
Updated information on the necessary vaccines for Seychelles can be obtained from the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Telephone: +359 2 944 69 99/221.
Consumption of more liquid substances and low-fat foods is essential as is avoiding of alcohol.
In extreme situations – in case of damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian nationals can apply for an Emergency Travel Document at the Embassy of any EU Member State in Seychelles.
Certification and Legalisation
Seychellesis a party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation of Foreign Public Documents.
In order to be valid in Bulgaria and recognized by Bulgarian institutions, all documents issued by the authorities of Seychelles to Bulgarian nationals have to bear an Apostil of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Seychelles.
Compiled in this way, documents have to be translated into Bulgarian by an authorised translation agency in Bulgaria and the translations have to be legalised in Certification and Legalisation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.