Seychelles Country Profile

Passport
For more details visit Seychelles Passport Ranking
  • Passport Grade
    B+
  • Passport Ranking
    57/198
  • Passport Score
    142.8/198
  • Visa-free Countries
    133
  • Visa-required Countries
    65
  • Access to the World's GDP
    55%
  • Access to the World's Surface Area
    51%
  • Access to the World's Population
    57%
  • Access to the Unesco Sites
    71%
Citizenship and Naturalization
Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
  • Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
    No
    No provisions
Naturalization - Standard Conditions
  • Minimum residency period
    No naturalization via residency
  • Physical presence requirement
  • Language test
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
  • Can minor children naturalize?
  • Can naturalized parents pass citizenship to a child born abroad?
  • Can you lose naturalization due to prolonged absence/ naturalization elsewhere?
Naturalization - Your Spouse is a Citizen
  • Living IN the country: Residency/marriage requirement
    – / –
  • Living ABROAD: Marriage requirement
  • Language test
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
Naturalization - Other Beneficial Provisions
  • Your child is a citizen
  • Citizens of specific countries
"–": The provision has not been analysed.
Taxation
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Taxation Type
    Territorial
A tax resident of a country with a TERRITORIAL tax system pays taxes on the income generated within the country only. Income generated outside of the country remains tax-free.

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Seychelles Overview
  • Region
    Sub Saharan Africa
  • Capital City
    Victoria
  • Largest City
    Victoria
  • Currency
    Seychellois rupee
  • Languages
    Seychellois Creole, English, French
  • Population
    99.2 thousand (190th)
  • Life Expectancy
    76.1 years (104th)
  • GDP (Nominal)
    $2 billion (183rd)
  • GDP/Capita
    $20,211 (57th)
Useful Data
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Cost of Living
    Moderate (4/7)
  • Climate
    Average (3/5)
  • Safety
    Safe (3/7)
  • Pollution
    Very clean (1/5)
  • English Proficiency
    Moderate (3/5)

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