The British High Commission in Seychelles maintains and develops relations between the UK and Seychelles.

Find out more on our UK and Seychelles news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Seychelles. You can access UK government services while in Seychelles.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Seychelles, see our Seychelles travel advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you’re in Seychelles and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If you’re in Seychelles and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +248 428 3666 / +44 1908 51 6666.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we are unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts, you should contact a local notary.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Seychelles.

Our people

Patrick Lynch

British High Commissioner to Seychelles

Contact us

British High Commission Victoria

3rd Floor, Oliaji Trade Centre
Francis Rachel Street

Telephone +248 4283666 / +44 1908 51 6666

Fax +248 4283657

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

Opening hours:

Local time

Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 12 noon
(telephone enquiries 11am to 3pm)
Friday: CLOSED
(telephone enquiries 11am to 1pm)

UK Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Monday to Thursday: 4:30am to 8am
(telephone enquiries 8am to 12 noon)
Friday: CLOSED
(telephone enquiries 8am to 10am)

Access and opening times