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Health requirements for visiting in Seychelles are minimal. You will be asked to fill a small section on the arrival form that will be handed over at the airport immigration desk.

There is no yellow fever in Seychelles and as a precaution,  a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travelers over 1 year of age who come from or who have passed through a partly or wholly infected area within the preceding 6 days.

There is NO risk of contracting malaria in Seychelles given that the anopheles mosquito does not exist in Seychelles.

Health clinics exist on the islands of Mahe, Praslin and La Digue and there are dispensaries on each of the islands offering accommodation. There are also private health and dental clinics on Mahe, Praslin and only one private health clinic on La Digue. Hotels have the contact of these private practitioners should their in house resident guests need medical assistance.

Below are important telephone numbers for any health matters:-

Seychelles hospital: - (00248) 4 38 80 00
Emergency toll free number for accident and emergency unit (00248) 151

For additional health information you may link to the Ministry of Health website:-

Medical & Dental Facilities    

Medical facilities and call-out doctors are available to visitors on request from accommodation establishments and island resorts.

Private clinics/doctors' rates vary. A call-out can cost from SCR75 to SCR2000 and a consultation in a clinic for all non-residents ranges from SCR150 to SCR300.

Government clinics are located in most areas and charge a fee of SCR100 for non-resident consultation.

Private clinics remain open until 1700hrs and some until 2000hrs. The Ministry of Health casualty is open 24 hours a day every day.

For emergency situations please call 999.

There are several dental outlets on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. Clinics are generally open from 0800hrs-1600hrs and call-outs can also be made for visitors on request from most accommodation establishments. The average charge for oral examinations is SCR100 for government dental clinics and from SCR300 for private dental clinics.

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