13.07.23 - Environmental levy Seychelles 01.08.2023
According to the press release dated 13.07.2023 from the Seychelles Ministry of Finance, from 01.08.2023 all visitors to Seychelles will be charged a new environmental tax.
Depending on the size of the hotel or type of accommodation, the following charges apply and must be paid locally by the guest in cash:
- "Small Tourist Accommodation":
with 1 to 24 rooms 25 Seychelles Rupees (currently ca. €2) per person per night.
- "Medium tourist accommodation":
with 25 to 50 rooms 75 Seychelles rupees (currently ca. €5) per person per night
- "Large tourist accommodation":
with more than 50 rooms, yachts and island resorts 100 Seychelles rupees (currently ca. €7) per person per night
Island resorts refer to establishments located on an island other than Mahe, Praslin, La Digue or Cerf Island and as defined in the Tourism Development Act 2019.
Children under 12 years of age are exempt from this regulation.