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Moving from Dubai to Seychelles

Moving from Dubai to Seychelles

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Moving from Dubai to Seychelles

Are you planning a move to Seychelles? International moves require thorough research, preparation, and qualified overseas shippers to ensure your goods arrive safely in your new country. Before you do anything, let Dubai Movers assist you with the logistics of relocating to Seychelles.

Dubai Movers is an international moving company offering door-to-door moving and relocation services worldwide. As a leader among international moving companies, we’re proud to provide full container service and lift van services both to and from the Dubai, UAE with complete documentation, Professional packing, customs assistance, insurance, shipping services, storage and inland transportation. If you’re relocating your household in an overseas move, we’re here to help. Dubai Movers is an international removal company you can trust to simplify your move.

To ask more about our company please use the form available on our contact page, give us a call at +97143306717 or send any inquiries to our email address

How Dubai Movers can help for moving to Seychelles

At Dubai Movers, we offer a range of services; we specialize in overseas moving; including shipping personal effects and household goods, export packing and crating, and shipping internationally, motor vehicle and boats. Whether you’re relocating from the Dubai, UAE for major city or town in Seychelles, you can count on our dedicated teams of professionals to handle everything smoothly and professionally, from beginning to end.

At Dubai Movers, our moving specialists will assist you with every aspect of planning your move. Find out more about all our available moving and shipping services and options to decide what best suits your needs based on certain criteria:

  • Your moving timeline: When do you need to be in Seychelles? Should you ship your goods via air or sea freight?
  • Your real estate plans: Will you be renting or buying?
  • Your fragile items: Do you require custom crating services?
  • Your family/household size: Are you moving alone or with family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Cubic feet estimate: How large is your shipment?

How Much Does it Cost to Move to Seychelles?

Schedule a home survey to receive an accurate estimate to ship your goods. One of our moving specialists will visit your home, assess your belongings and provide you with a free quote for your desired services. The cost will vary based on the cubic footage of your shipment, the method of shipping (air vs. sea freight) the services you require (packing and custom crating), and many other factors.

The process of shipping to Seychelles takes 8-10 weeks depending on the size of your shipment. Our employees will pack your household goods and personal belongings in seaworthy packaging, after which they will be transported by sea, while small consignments will be sent by air. We will visit you at your home and will discuss with you what is required in order to move to Seychelles. We will draw up a detailed inventory and will explain to you the specific regulations for the customs clearance of your belongings, to ensure you are fully prepared for moving to Seychelles. By ensuring thorough preparations and by engaging reliable movers of Dubai Movers, International Movers, we will ensure that you will have no surprises when moving to Seychelles.

About Seychelles

Seychelles, island republic in the western Indian Ocean, containing around 115 islands, with lavish tropical vegetation, wonderful seashores, and a wide assortment of marine life. Arranged between scopes 4° and 11° S and longitudes 46° and 56° E, the significant islands of Seychelles are situated around 1,000 miles (1,600 km) east of Kenya and around 700 miles (1,100 km) upper east of Madagascar. The capital, Victoria, is arranged on the island of Mahé.

Seychelles Economy

Seychelles has a blended creating economy that is intensely needy upon the administration division when all is said in done and the travel industry specifically. In spite of proceeded with noticeable import/export imbalances, the economy has encountered consistent development. The total national output (GDP) is developing more quickly than the populace. The gross national pay (GNI) per capita is altogether higher than those found in most close by mainland African nations.

Agribusiness, ranger service, and fishing

Agribusiness represents just a small amount of the GDP and utilizes a similarly unassuming extent of the workforce. Arable land is restricted and the dirt is commonly poor—and the nation stays subordinate upon imported staples—however, copra (from coconuts), cinnamon bark, vanilla, tea, limes, and fundamental oils are sent out. Seychelles has a cutting edge fishing industry that provisions both local and unfamiliar markets; canned fish is an especially significant item. The extraction of guano for trade is additionally a set up monetary action.

Assembling, money, and exchange

The nation’s developing assembling segment—which has extended to represent right around one-6th of the all-out GDP—is made to a great extent out of food-preparing plants; creation of mixed refreshments and of sodas is especially noteworthy. Creature feed, paint, and different products are additionally delivered.

Seychelles’ sizable import/export imbalance is counterbalanced by pay from the travel industry and from help and venture. Despite the fact that the nation’s relative flourishing has not made it a favoured guide beneficiary, it gets help from the World Bank, the European Union, the African Development Bank, and an assortment of contributing nations, and help got per capita is generally high. The Central Bank of Seychelles, situated in Victoria, gives the official cash, the Seychelles rupee.

Seychelles’ principal imports are oil-based goods, apparatus, and staples. Canned fish, copra, solidified fish, and cinnamon is the most significant fares, along with the reexport of oil-based goods. Critical exchange accomplices incorporate France, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, and Italy.

Seychelles Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details


Import regulations:

Free import (tobacco and alcoholic beverages only for persons aged 18 years of age and older) by passengers if for personal or household use:
– 200 cigarettes or 250 grams of tobacco;
– 2 litres of alcoholic beverages;
– 2 litres of wine;
– 200 millilitres of perfume or eau de toilette;
– sporting equipment worth SCR 500.-;
– jewellery and articles of precious metal worth SCR 500.-;
– other personal items worth SCR 3,000.-.
Applicable to visitors only, the following goods shall also be exempted from tax but the payment of a deposit in SCR may be required, which will be refunded in SCR upon re-export, if within 6 months of the arrival date: video camera and other camera equipment, musical instruments, sports equipment, portable electronic or electric equipment and other leisure equipment.
Restricted: tea, seeds, plants, meat and meat products, flowers, fruits and vegetables.
Prohibited: dangerous drugs, narcotics, firearms, spear-fishing equipment, swords, clothing of camouflage design, pornographic literature, films, DVDs and any other goods prohibited under any law.

Additional Information on regulations:

A plant import permit issued by Seychelles prior to travel and a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of country of origin is required for all plants and plant products. All fruit, vegetables, plants, cuttings, bulbs, seeds or other unprocessed plant products must be declared at customs and presented for quarantine inspection. Imports of plants and plant products are subject to import controls under the Seychelles Plant Protection Act. For more information, contact the National Plant Protection Office (NPPO).

The import of all meat and meat products is subject to the import regulations of the Seychelles Veterinary Services.

Export regulations:

Restricted: coco-de-mer (unprocessed), shells, live and processed fish and live tortoises. Processed coco-de-mer requires an export permit obtained from the Dept. of Environment. All exports require an export permit. Application forms can be obtained from the Policy and Strategy Division, Ministry of Finance, Liberty House, PO Box 313, Victoria, Seychelles. Exports are exempt from Trades Tax and only require a documentation charge of SCR 25.- per document.


All animals entering Seychelles require a permit to import issued by the Veterinary Services. Applications should be made to Director General, Animal Health Division, MENR (Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources), P.O. Box 166, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles. The importer must supply the following information: – name and address of the exporter; and – intended travel details; and – breed, sex, age of the animal. No birds, except the African Grey Parrot (on condition that it has been a family pet for one year), are eligible for import. By law all imported animals must undergo post-arrival quarantine, for a period of 14 days for cats and dogs originating from countries or territories certified as being rabies-free; 30 days for animals originating from countries or territories in which canine rabies is well controlled if the animal is accompanied by a Rabies Neutralization Antibody Titre Test with the result of at least 0.5 IU/ml. 180 days for animals originating from rabies affected countries.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in the Seychelles Isl. (including passengers taking domestic flights to other Islands such as Praslin, La Digue, Desroches, Bird etc).

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of the Seychelles Isl. if the onward flight is within 4 hours.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Seychelles Rupee-SCR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions. However, amounts above USD 10,000.- (or equivalent) must be declared upon arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Seychelles Rupee-SCR) and foreign currencies: no restrictions. However, amounts above USD 10,000.- (or equivalent) must be declared upon departure.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

To ask more about our company please use the form available on our contact page, give us a call at +97143306717 or send any inquiries to our email address

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