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About the introduction of the biometric passport: the Official Communiqué from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism Foreign Affairs Department

Read about the new biometric passport.

“The Government of Seychelles has introduced new biometric Diplomatic, Official and Ordinary passports as of 16 November 2022, replacing the existing passport of 1997.

The new passports issued by the Immigration and Civil Status Department are highly secured, containing polycarbonate biographic (data) pages with the latest generation of security features, and are compliant with the standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)….”

November 16, 2022