Permanent Residence Permit

Permanent Residence Permit

Seychelles Permanent Residence Permit by Investment program is available for an investor who has undertaken an investment of USD 1 million or more towards starting or expanding a business and has had at least 5 years of business association or affiliation as a result of his/her direct investment.

Key benefits

Steps to apply

Assess your eligibility

An investor is eligible to apply for Permanent Residence by Investment by meeting all the requirements below:

  • Have made an investment of USD 1 million or more in a business in Seychelles.
  • Have the means of supporting him/herself during 1 year of his/her residence in Seychelles upon receipt of the Permanent Residence Permit.
  • Have at least 5 years of business association or affiliation as a result of his/her direct investment.
  • Have resided in Seychelles for a period of not less than 5 years on a Dependent Permit or a Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP).
  • Have not been absent from Seychelles for a continuous period of one year or more, without consent from the Minister of Internal Affairs.
  • Have not been sentenced with an imprisonment for more than 1 year under any laws of Seychelles.
  • Is not a prohibited immigrant.
Obtain your application form

The application form must be personally collected from the Department of Immigration and Civil Status located on the First Floor, Independence House in Victoria, Mahé.

 

 

 

Gather your documents
  • Police Character Certificate not more than six months
  • A Copy of passport’s bio data page
  • One passport-size photograph
  • Documentary evidence of investment

 

 

 

Submit your application

Submit your application at the Immigration Office, First Floor, Independence House, Victoria, Mahé along with all supporting documents and the non-refundable processing fee of SCR 1,000 in cash.

 

 

 

Get your application outcome

The Department of Immigration and Civil Status will inform you of the outcome of your Permit application. Should your application be successful, an application fee of SCR350,000 must be paid. If your application is denied, the department will inform you of the reason.

 

 

 

For more information, contact the Immigration Department on prcitsection@immigration.gov.sc or call +248 4293600.

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